If you were a tennis racket in your next life, whose would you rather be? Ernests Gulbis’? Or Benoit Paire’s?
The tennis world was first introduced to Olivia Rogowska when she pushed then-World No. 1 Dinara Safina to the limit in the first round at the 2009 US Open. An 18-year old, Rogowska played… Continue reading
When Jelena Dokic arrived in Melbourne Park in January of 2009, all she had left was her story. More than a decade removed from her professional debut, Dokic had been languishing around in… Continue reading
‘Merica (and Pam) met Yulia Putintseva in week one. It did not go well. If two pushers play a 71-shot rally in the middle of the night, and no one is around to… Continue reading
I always tell myself that I’m never going to get involved with the two most ridiculous debates in tennis, grunting and equal prize money, but just when I thought I was out, they… Continue reading
The weather was the real story on day four at Melbourne Park; players were put to the test in brutal conditions, with temperatures reaching 106 F around midday. Fans sought cover in the… Continue reading
Since I’ve been getting into all sorts of fun and shenanigans over at TennisGrandstand during the Australian Open fortnight, I’ve been neglecting my usual duties. Namely, being snarky and obnoxious in response to players… Continue reading