By Jonathan Scott Another brand of March Madness is upon us: With the unisex goodness that is the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells tournament, the 2011 pro tennis campaign kick-starts into high gear. This 1-2 punch of Cali and Miami makes for a full month of top-notch tennis. Indeed, spring’s done sprung. Now a […]
If only we could get CBS to step aside… As great a tournament the Open has been this year, when considering the event in its entirety, you’ve got to start with the coverage (the face of the event, after all). I don’t know if it’s because of the conventions, but I’ve been more conscious of […]
One of the things that made me chuckle recently: Pete Sampras‘ chest gets its very own listing in our readers’ “who’s hot” survey. I have to admit I agree. (Remember that “Got Milk?” ad?) If we asked Dick Enberg for his list of hot tennis body parts, I’m sure it’ll include R-Fed‘s toned back muscles.
Congrats to Novak Djokovic for downing David Ferrer in three easy sets — 6-4, 6-4, 6-3; and to Roger Federer for beating Nikolay Davydenko (le sigh) after a seesaw third set that saw a million breaks of serve (7-5, 6-1, 7-5). A few things I noticed while I watched these U.S. Open men’s semis with […]
Those of us neither out in Flushing, nor subscribers to extremely high-end satellite packages with live feeds, are ultimately resolved to endure CBS’ weekend coverage. As green as TTC proved to be in covering their inaugural slam at this year’s French Open, one perversely hopes that they’ll gain enough leverage to buy out CBS’ Open […]