Embed from Getty Images For some, the Lazarus Effect is nothing more than a bad horror movie. To others, it’s a miracle of coming back from the dead. For me, it’s watching Venus Williams. Is there any player who seems to come back from the (figurative) dead more than Venus Williams? It’s more than just […]
Venus Williams, equality for women, and filmmaking. My three favorite things.
As we gear up for the 2013 Australian Open women’s final in a few hours, I thought it would be fun to do a quick look back at what the tennis world looked like 10 years ago. Here’s a hint: it was heavy on the Williams.
Maria Sharapova just defeated Venus Williams 6-1, 6-3 in the third round of the Australian Open. That was not an upset. But some people gave Maria a lot more credit then that because they thought she was playing Serena.
And so, we’re finally here: the Sharapova-Venus match that everybody circled as a potential blockbuster third round match is finally upon us. I’m a little drained by the Janowicz-Almagro Liveblog, but I wasn’t going to let this match go by without a liveblog. Impossible is nothing! Here is the Head to Head between Venus and […]
Lindsay, Amy, and Juan José have a back and forth about Maria Sharapova’s dominating run down under at the 2008 Australian Open.
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.
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: