You know when you watch those horror movies and you think the villain’s dead but he’s really not, and he’s just laying still long enough to lull the victims into letting their guards down before he strikes again? Fashion JUGG-ernaut Bethanie Mattek has done the exact same thing to my eyes at this year’s U.S. […]
Venue: The Home Depot Center is definitely a great facility. There is one way for everyone to get to their seats (how egalitarian) and the space was very compact. My only beefs: the VIP suites look like guard towers and the Tennis Center is only accessible by freeways. Uhm, has anyone heard of rush hour […]
The trophy gods worked hard to give us some good ones this week: In the hotfest over at the Austrian Open in Kitzbuehel, Argentinian Juan Monaco (in adidas) got taken to three sets by Potito Starace (wearing Le Coq Sportif). Bonnie was right: Juan should have been in my top 5. Really, I’ve never noticed […]
We’re into the second week of a Slam, when matches are fewer and further between, so I figured it’s time to whip out some bits I’d stored for a rainy day… Ripping out Rebound Ace: Tennis Australia announced that they’re switching from Rebound Ace to Plexicushion courts for next year’s Aussie Open. Hometown hope Lleyton […]
taken from Pickled Politics Here’s an interview with Sania Mirza in this week’s issue of Sportstar (a weekly news magazine out of India). This is a good piece on Mirza, and has moved past the fatwa on her skirt and other controversies to instead talk about the current state of Indian Tennis.