It's no exaggeration to say that the 1980s was the golden time of Tennis. It was the best of times, when the thrill of tense tiebreaks entered everyman's domicile, highlighted by exotic locales like Paris, Melbourne, London, and New York.
The decade also ushered in exciting yet exasperating players whose on-court conduct thrilled, engaged, and enraged fans across the globe.
|Pete Sampras, John McEnroe, and Stefan Edberg in the 1980s|
The 1980s energized the popularity base, taking tennis out of country clubs and landed estates into public parks and arenas. It became a sport, in contrast to an amenable pastime.
These amazing color photos taken by Kate that bring you back in the 1980s with great tennis male players as: Jimmy Connors, Andre Agassi, Pete Sampras, Peter Fleming,... at the greatest tennis tournaments including: Wimbledon, US Open, Queen's Club Championships,...
|Jimmy Connors at Queen's Club, 1983|
|John Fitzgerald at Queen's Club in 1987|
|John McEnroe at US Open, August 1989|
|John Newcombe at Wimbledon 1987|
|Kelly Evernden at Australian Open, January 1987|
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