Wimbledon Singles Champion Gets Served a Double Standard

Generally, I don’t think tennis gets the attention it deserves, but there was plenty of buzz at the close of the Wimbledon fortnight this past Sunday. The big headline, of course, was Andy Murray, Britain’s (semi) native son, finally ended what millions were lamenting as a “77 year British drought” (Interesting coming from the land of Cambridge […]

Tennis Life Lessons

I’m a bit of a tennis fanatic (isn’t that like being a little bit pregnant?). Not a surprising declaration for those who know me. I started watching tennis, quite by accident, when I was around 12 years old. On a lazy Sunday afternoon (in lieu of watching “The Big Valley,” or “Love, American Style”), I […]

Battling Back From Love

Being the huge tennis fan that I am, I always regretted the early departure of Monica Seles from the tennis scene. Her infamous grunts on the court and her powerful strokes made her one of the tennis greats. I always held out hope that she would come back on the scene in a big way. And she has, helping […]