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Monthly Archives: May 2014

Roland Garros Day 6

French Open Highlights Du Jour: Day 6

Another Day, Another Upset Aga Radwanska is the latest victim of this year’s topsy-turvy Roland Garros.  She fell to Ajla Tomljanovic in straight sets.  With that upset, the top three seeds on the women’s side are all out.  The good [...]

May 31, 2014 Tennis
Roland Garros 2014 Day 5

French Open Highlights Du Jour: Day 5

Staying on Course for an All-Serbian Semi Jelena Jankovic and Ana Ivanovic both came through yesterday and advanced to the third round. Though there’s still a ways to go, the two Serbs are on course for a repeat of their [...]

May 30, 2014 Tennis
Roland Garros 2014 Day 4

French Open Highlights Du Jour: Day 4

STILL More Bracket Busters The upsets just keep coming.  The defending women’s champion and the tournament’s top seed Serena Williams bowed out in straight sets to hard-hitting Garbine Muguruza.  Make no mistake, Muguruza was not an easy second round match.  [...]

May 29, 2014 Tennis
Roland Garros Day Three

French Open 2014 Highlights Du Jour: Day 3

More Bracket Busters On Sunday and Monday it was Wawrinka and Nishikori falling. Yesterday, Grigor Dimitrov lost to Ivo Karlovic and Li Na lost to Kristina Mladenovic. For Dimitrov, a loss to Dr. Ivo isn’t nearly as big of an [...]

May 28, 2014 Tennis
Roland Garros 2014

French Open 2014 Highlights Du Jour: Days 1 & 2

Bracket Busters Reigning Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka and world #10 Kei Nishikori both fell during the first two days of competition in Paris. Nishikori’s loss wasn’t unexpected after his injury woes during the clay court warm up swing, but [...]

May 27, 2014 Tennis
Wilson Rush NGX tennis shoes

Wilson Rush NGX Tennis Shoes Review

Over the past few years Wilson has made big strides with their footwear line. And, so far this year, they’ve continued the trend, introducing some cool new colorways for existing models as well as a few totally new models—including the [...]

May 23, 2014 Tennis
Swiftwick socks

Swiftwick Compression Socks: Nobel Prize Winning Fiber Offers Perfect Moisture Wicking & Fit

Swiftwick Socks are truly a unique brand as they really seem to have considered everything when it comes to your compression needs. They offer accommodating sizes, lengths and incredible softness. Our Tech Rep Nick Rivere said the socks are going [...]

May 22, 2014 Running
Salming Squash Shoes

Salming Race R1 2.0 Squash Shoes Offer High-Performance Technology for Better Play and (hopefully) Fewer Injuries

There is a reason brands pay big money for pro athletes to wear their shoes and use their equipment: These athletes understand what they need in a product, what makes a pair of shoes help them achieve their goals, and [...]

May 21, 2014 Squash & Racquetball
Tennis magazine 2014 Shoe Guide

TENNIS Magazine’s Top 2014 Tennis Shoes

It’s time for the TENNIS Magazine Shoe Guide 2014 (May/June 2014)! Dozens of players of all levels (recreational to former touring pros) tested tons of shoes and rated them. Then, TENNIS had Dr. Sharnoff, a consulting podiatrist for the WTA [...]

May 19, 2014 Tennis
Roland Garros 2014 Predictions

2014 French Open Predictions

Here at Holabird we are gearing up for the French Open! We’ve made some predictions on which players will emerge victorious. Tell us what you think or add your own, then check back after it’s over to see who was [...]

May 16, 2014 Tennis