Tag Women’s tennis

BFI London Film Festival 2017: Battle of the Sexes

I was looking forward to the BFI London Film Festival screening of Battle of the Sexes, the movie about the 1973 tennis showdown between feminist heroine Billie Jean King and chauvinist jackass Bobby Riggs. I love tennis, I love the… Continue Reading →

Twilight of the Teenage Tennis Queens

I saw Russian temptress Anna Kournikova play at Wimbledon once, and I’m pretty sure I was the only one focusing on the ball that day. Later today, 14-year-old golfer Andy Zhang will tee off in the 112th US Open at… 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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