Monthly Archives: March 2011

Has David Ferrer Destroyed Tennis?

Who has been hurt by David Ferrer’s actions? Jada, Charlene Riva and Myla Rose. Can they ever feel safe? Ferrer himself. Will he ever be allowed to launch three autographed tennis balls after a match? The “Napoleon” Club, founded by … Continue reading

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WTA Tells Fans to Go Fly a Kite!

Due to the high winds at the Sony Ericsson today, the WTA announced their new campaign geared towards getting fans and players closer together. The campaign, hurriedly titled “Go Fly a Kite,” will be launched after the Roger Federer/Gilles Simon … Continue reading

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Clijsters vs. Ivanovic – Want To Know What Happened?

It just seemed so celebratory at first. After rain and a backlog of matches, the Sony Ericsson decided to pluck Kim Clijsters and Ana Ivanovic from the main stage and instead put them on Court 2. Delighted fans cheered at … Continue reading

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Rain Delay Madness

If you think stadium roofs are unnecessary, simply visit a tournament’s retail store during a rain delay. I can report that the store I visited this afternoon was complete chaos. Within a few minutes, I saw one woman bump into … Continue reading

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No One Does Rain Delays Like South Florida

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Zvonareva vs. Bartoli – Want To Know What Happened?

At the start of the match Marion Bartoli reminded me a bit of Rafael Nadal. I’m serious. Both wear clothing that could be described as neon, both have deep tans and both have some serious obsessive pre-match rituals. After drinking … Continue reading

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Andrea Petkovic Has a Flat Back

Whenever I watch Andrea Petkovic I immediately think of my yoga instructor telling me to make my back flat and to be patient about it. “Making your back flexible is like bending cement,” he always adds. Petkovic has no such … Continue reading

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