The June 2016 issue of tennishead is out now

June 2016 issue on sale now



Originally published on 12/05/16 00:00

Jamie Murray makes his debut on the cover of tennishead as he talks about his historic climb to world No.1. He tells tennishead how his time at No.1 was made sweeter after nearly quitting the sport three years ago.

Award-winning tennis writer Paul Newman ponders whether this year's French Open could see someone follow in the footsteps of Justine Henin, Ana Ivanovic and Li Na and win their first Grand Slam at Roland Garros. Could this year's tournament be an opportunity for the likes of Simona Halep, Garbine Muguruza and Agnieszka Radwanska?

Get to know Danka Kovinic, who is flying the flag for the little Balkan nation of Montenegro, while South Korean trailblazer Hyeon Chung talks to tennishead.

We look ahead to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro and what it could mean for Brazilian tennis, while there are plenty of tickets to British grass court tournaments for you to win.

There's analysis of Richard Gasquet's beautiful one-handed backhand, plus Patrick Mouratoglou's tips for playing in clay and some fitness drills to get you in shape for your club championships.

Gear editor Michael Beattie looks at some of the game's serial racket smashers, while we review the best improver rackets on the market.

For all this, and much, much more, get your hands on a copy of tennishead today. On sale in selected branches of Tesco, Sainsbury's and WHSmith. Click here to subscribe.

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