Melbourne, Australia, 21 July 2013 |

This weekend, we bring you a selection of some of the best articles that have made headlines recently in the tennis media.

Plus size model / Jon Levey / 16 July
Following Federer’s much-publicised switch to a new racquet with a larger head size,’s Jon Levey analyses the racquets attributes and how it could complement the Swiss great’s game.

Hingis to make doubles comeback / 16 July
In exciting news for fans of Martina Hingis, the WTA has revealed that the “Swiss Miss” plans to make a return to professional tennis on the doubles court.

Catching up with Rafael Nadal
Sports Illustrated / Courtney Nguyen / 16 July
Following Rafael Nadal’s shock first round exit to world No.135 Steve Darcis at Wimbledon, Sports Illustrated’s Courtney Nguyen spots in at the Spaniard’s Facebook page to see how he’s preparing ahead of the US summer hardcourt season.

The distraction Serena Williams needs
ESPN tennis / Peter Bodo / 15 July
After a dramatic Wimbledon in which Serena Williams was embroiled in pre-tournament controversy and then ousted sensationally in the fourth round, Peter Bodo explains why a trip to the minor tournament of Bastad, Sweden is the perfect tonic for Serena.

What’s in a score / Steve Tignor / 18 July
Steve Tignor takes an intriguing look at the idiosyncrasies of tennis scores compared with other sports, and how to read into certain scorelines.

Humboldt penguins named after Andy Murray / 17 July
Andy Murray’s historic Wimbledon triumph was recognised in a slightly unconventional way at the St Andrews Aquarium when, following a public poll, four Humboldt penguins were named in honour of the world No.2 and the three most important women in his life.