The French have done it again. They continue to win my heart with some amazing trophies (the one I rave about, still, is the Paris Masters’ green tree). The most recent achievement is this Philippe Chatrier Trophy awarded to John McEnroe at the ITF World Champions Dinner on Day 10 of the French. I’m not […]
You can even sew your own underwear: Patterns From the Past, a blog specializing in historical dress pattern research, devotes a whole post to tennis wear of yore. Some kits even have instructions for making visors and skivvies. Hamburg, revisited: Have you seen these vid clips of Tommy Haas and Marat Safin in old-school tennis […]
Okay, Champions Cup Boston — the ball is in your court (hyuk). Last month’s Masters Senior Comunidad de Madrid gave out the most adorable trophies to winner Alberto Costa and runner-up John McEnroe: (Click to enlarge.) Little. Red. Teddy Bears. how effin awesome. I look forward to seeing you top that. And please, do better […]
The Stella Artois Championships launched the “first official tennis podcast.” It’s hosted by BBC commentator David Law and will include a weekly feature called “Commissioner McEnroe” hosted by John McEnroe Subscribe to the podcast here.