Clijsters Disses the Brits

Whoever filled the water cooler in the ladies locker room at Wimbledon with Vodka, give them a raise – the women are spouting off more regularly and with more gusto than Old Faithful. First it was the top two Chinese ladies – Li Na and Jie Zheng – busting on the Chinese guys for being […]

The Time is Near for Fed

Federer escaped Falla in the first round of Wimbledon, but like so many before him he won’t be able to escape time – and it is ever more rapidly showing signs of creeping up on him. Borg retired when he was 26. Sampras retired when he was 31. Laver retired when he was 36. Federer […]

It’s Wimbledon Time

My wife and I visited Wimbledon a few years ago. It was during the fall and there was no tournament going on, but it was still a one-of-a-kind experience. In fact, I think visiting the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club when no event is taking place might be even better than attending the […]

Thomas Muster is My New Favorite Player

Why? Because he’s 42-frickin-years-old and he’s making a comeback. I also happen to be 42 and truth be told, I barely remember Muster from his prime. But I’ll be following the Nord LB Open, an ATP Challenger tournament taking place in Braunschweig, Germany, starting 28 June, to see how he does. I hope he wins […]

Worried About the Ads That Will Appear Next to this Story

At the risk of tempting porn advertisers, I can’t help but address a recent press release that announces Female Cheaters Favour Racket Sports. According to a survey conducted on, a web property that proudly proclaims itself as “the UK’s largest extramarital site,” women who claim to cheat on their spouses like playing and watching […]