My broken chair, my final thoughts, and my crazy adventure home.
Fabulous photos of Charleston by Frank Oplanic. Captions by me.
A deeper look at Sorana Cirstea and her stories.
We discuss tennis’ anti-doping efforts in this week’s episode of the Changeover Chat, a quick back-and-forth exchange between the writing staff at The Changeover.
Here are a bunch of quotes from the Australian Open that made me laugh.
Day Two at the 2013 Australian Open was rather nutty. There were some upsets, an injury scare, and of course, drama, excellence and mystery aplenty on the twenty tennis courts at Melbourne Park. Here’s what we learned:
I have pretty much spend the entire year reading (and writing) about tennis, and so as the year draws to an end I thought I’d pay homage to the writers and bloggers who have kept me entertained, emotional, and informed. I begin this look back with a countdown of my twenty favorite tennis articles from 2012, and then I feature 10 blogs that have been staples in my life this year.
Look, as most of you know my time as a tennis fan is primarily filled with angst. Though I appreciate them all, I’m not a member of the Federer, Nadal, Djokovic, or even Murray fan club. I tend to embrace the off-beat underdog, the hot-head underachiever, the scrappy veteran, or Agnieszka Radwanska. This means that the first week of Grand Slams for me are usually filled with heart-ache, tears, and multiple therapy sessions. My hopes typically lie with 250s, which means my angst never gets an off-week.
Earlier in the week, Lindsay shared her wishlist. I jokingly said that she might end up 0 for 5 on wishes, even though I am rooting for some of them to come true. Last week Amy shared her five wishes for the 2013 tennis season, and I think she has a great chance of getting at least two of those wishes in 2013. Without further ado, here are my five wishes for the 2013 season:
Last week Amy shared her five wishes for the 2013 tennis season. I mostly agreed with hers, but I have a few wishes of my own: