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Martina Navratilova Martina Navratilova: The most successful female tennis player at Wimbledon ever

Here at Slazenger Heritage we love grass sports, including the one and only Wimbledon tournament. But if you talk about Wimbledon, you have to talk about Martina Navratilova, the best female tennis player at Wimbledon. The Czechoslovakian born Martina Navratilova is arguably one of the best female tennis players to have played the game. With […]

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jack nicklaus golden bear nickname Golden Bear Jack Nicklaus and the Story of his Nickname

With Wimbledon being around the corner, we thought it would be important to not forget about Slazenger’s other friend, golf! We are going to take a closer look at one of our golf legends, Jack Nicklaus. More specifically we are going to tell you more about his name. Every iconic athlete deserves an iconic nickname […]

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wimbledon all england club All England Club, home of the Champions

Hi everyone! Wimbledon 2019 is a few weeks away, and we are all thrilled for it. As every year, the legends will play at the All England Club, the club that hosts the Wimbledon championship. A bit of history of the All England Club Although it’s known by All England Club, its full name is […]

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althea gibson Althea Gibson, first great African-American player in women’s tennis

Althea Gibson’s life and achievements transcend sports. A truant from the rough streets of Harlem, Althea emerged as a most unlikely queen of the highly segregated tennis world in the 1950s. Raised primarily in Harlem section of New York City, she won a string of American Tennis Association titles on the African-American circuit. After being […]

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Renshaw beating Lawford William Renshaw, seven times Wimbledon champion

The Wimbledon 2019 tournament is coming up. Therefore, we want to remember some of the great players who have played and have been successful in this famous tournament.  In Slazenger Heritage, we love paying tribute to the great stars of Wimbledon. As you may know, we have already talked about Roger Federer, and this time we […]

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manolo-orantes Forest Hills Courts, where our Spanish legend won

In Slazenger Heritage, we love talk about the places where our legends have won some award. These places are magical for our brand. In this case, we are going to talk about Forest Hills Courts, where Manolo Orantes, one of our tennis legend, won the US Open in 1975 with his iconic Slazenger Challenge nº 1 […]

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slazenger-heritage-tennis-balls Wear a Tennis Legend Sweater

In Slazenger Heritage we feel a great admiration for ours Legends. For this reason, we created The Slazenger Heritage Legend vintage jumpers. In previous posts, we have talked about some of our legends like Bill Tilden or Björn Borg and John McEnroe . Today, we want to talk about the sweaters of that serie inspirated in that legends . In […]

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carnoustie golf links Carnoustie Golf Links, the legend´s birth

In Slazenger Heritage, we admire our golf legends and the places where they won some title or award. In the previous post, we told about Royal Lytham, magic happened twice. Today, we want to talk about the place where Tom Watson born as a legend: Carnoustie Golf Links. Carnoustie Golf Links, a magical place Carnosuite Golf Links […]

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slazenger tennis champion Manolo Orantes, the Spanish Legend

The Spanish tennis player became number one in the world ranking and is considered the best tennis player in the history of his country with Manuel Santana and Sergi Bruguera. Manolo Orantes was formed in Barcelona, he was the heir and disciple of the career of Manuel Santana, with whom he played in the Davis […]

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bill tilden slazenger Bill Tilden, the story of a Slazenger Legend

“Big Bill”, as everybody called him, was one of the greatest tennis players of all time. Tilden was the World No. 1 player for six years from 1920 through 1925. He won 15 Major singles titles including ten Grand Slam events, one World Hard Court Championships and four professional majors. He was the first American to win Wimbledon in 1920. Tilden brought a […]

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