Jana Novotna’s journey to her Wimbledon triumph

It isn’t often I will come back after writing to write the intro to the piece but writing this was actually very emotional. It’s the first post of my Pride posts but also very apt to release on the day Wimbledon 2020 was meant to begin. Jana Novotna’s road to her Wimbledon title was truly... Continue Reading →

Billie Jean King – A champion of tennis and equality

Without Billie Jean King women's tennis wouldn't be as we know it today. Throughout her career Billie has been a vocal lead in gender equality and fight for equality for LGBTQ+ people. Billie founded the WTA in 1973 and continually pushed for equality whilst being a phenomenal competitor on court. 129 titles (67 in Open... Continue Reading →

Pride Month in Tennis

The history and future of tennis has been shaped by some incredible LGBTQ+ athletes. With Pride Month coming to an end I thought it would be good to look at those who have changed the landscape of the game and make the sport accessible for others. I'll be honest, I have once again found tennis'... Continue Reading →

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