Tag Serena Williams

No Love Lost between Wimbledon’s Ladies

In honour of its 40th anniversary, the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) has come up with a great slogan “40 Love”. It’s a shame that in those “Forty years of breaking barriers”, some of the game’s top players haven’t mastered the… Continue Reading →

Sabine Lisicki Wows Wimbledon with a Smile

Three years ago during the French Open I wrote a blog about how unappealing women’s tennis had become. I stand by those comments. With their one-dimensional games, celebrity boyfriends and multi-octave shrieking, the likes of Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka… Continue Reading →

Shriek Forever After: Wimbledon's latest racket

These are testing times for English sports fans. As “Ingerlund” laboured to another sterile draw in South Africa, it was already game over on the lawns of SW19. For the first time in Wimbledon’s 133-year history, no Englishman has made… Continue Reading →

Is Women’s Tennis Just Pants?

The spectacle of boring baseline attrition served up by many modern players is just a load of Bollettieri. Until Federer’s Swede-mashing experience at the hands of Robin Soderling, the biggest talking point at this year’s French Open had been Venus… Continue Reading →

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