tennis

Serena Williams’ next act in venture capital is essential in this moment

When Serena Williams steps from away tennis, she’ll be walking into an arena as white as the one she just left.

ESPN+ debuts ‘McEnroe vs. McEnroe’ the first-ever tennis match between a real person and their virtual avatar

Premiering on ESPN+, Michelob Ultra, in collaboration with tech and production company Unit 9, presents “McEnroe vs. McEnroe,” the world’s first tennis match to feature a real person versus a vi

There’s a tennis game hidden in Google right now; here’s how to find it

Google loves a good Easter egg. From cutesie Douglas Adams references to the search results for “askew” being just a liiiiittle bit crooked, there’s all sorts of stuff hiding in the

Tennis star Serena Williams joins SurveyMonkey’s board

Serena Williams (yes, THAT Serena Williams) has joined the board of consumer survey startup SurveyMonkey, along with Intuit CEO Brad Smith. This is the tennis superstar's first venture into Silicon Va

IBM’s Cognitive Social Media Command Center is bringing Wimbledon to you

Most tennis fans would salivate over the chance to witness Serena Williams attempt to win Wimbledon and tie Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slams, pulling within two of Margaret Court's 24 for the most major s

Smash Is A Wearable For Tracking Tennis Technique

Fitness wearables are getting more specialized. There’s Sensoria’s smart running socks. The Krack trick-tracker for skateboarders. And now Smash: a wearable bracelet for tennis players t

Ooyala Brings Free, Live Coverage Of The Australian Open To The Web (For The First Time)

Tennis anyone? You have to love this. Realtime event coverage startup Livestream <a href="https://techcrunch.com/2011/12/31/watch-livestreams-commercial-free-broadcast-of-nye-in-times-square/">recentl

Maria Sharapova signing copies of Top Spin 3 at NYC Nintendo World Store on August 25

If you’re near Rockefeller center on Monday between 12 and 1PM and you’ve got a crush on Maria Sharapova then stop by the Nintendo store. She’ll be signing copies of 2K’s Top S

Wii: ‘Top Spin 3’ released, looks pretty cool

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yEHg9Ee6afA&hl=en] “Top Spin 3” from 2K Sports was released a few days ago for the Wii and, although I’m not a huge tennis buff, I’m a fan of games

Tantrums vs. Science: Study shows that tennis judges have a 61% accuracy rating when challenged

[youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YxAPKtOe0fQ&hl=en] I could watch John McEnroe flip out all day long. Perhaps one of his most famous tantrums erupted during Wimbeldon in 1981 when a serve