Tommy Haas From Nowhere!

Wimbledon 2009 01 Jul 2009

German Tommy Haas has done it again! Would someone please tell this devilish playboy that is 31 years old, that this is Wimbledon and that a 24 seed is just not supposed to make the semifinals, much less knock off the four seed in the quarters, an 11 seed in the third round and a […]

Wimbledon 2009 – Ladies Quarter Final Draw

Wimbledon 2009 01 Jul 2009

Venus Williams – Perfect in Quarters One big difference between Venus Williams and every other player left in the Ladies Draw at Wimbledon is that Venus is truly enjoying herself. Where other players are filled with tension, Venus is relaxed, comfortable and at home. Venus Williams, five-time Wimbledon Champion, is a beautiful tennis player and […]

Goodbye Melanie Oudin – See You Soon

Wimbledon 2009 01 Jul 2009

While all the big girls are out there today, you will be watching. You will probably hit some balls, work on that serve and be thinking about what went right and what went wrong. Don’t you worry about it, little Melanie. As of today, you are the only professional tennis player at Wimbledon who has […]

Andy Murray & Brits Outlast Wawrinka

Wimbledon 2009 30 Jun 2009

I suppose it is not embarrassing. After all, it is the greatest venue for the greatest tennis tournament on the planet. And, is was only fitting that one of their own win the first match ever played under the roof at the world’s oldest tournament. So, the Brits got their wish. Their man and clear […]

Victoria Azarenka The Hard Way Home

Wimbledon 2009 30 Jun 2009

When beautiful 19-year old Victoria Azarenka wins the 2009 Wimbledon Championship, she will have prevailed over the most difficult draw in women’s tennis history. There, I have said it. I have said that Victoria will prevail and win the championship. I have said the draw was stacked against her. You might remember that I also […]

16 Ladies – One Trophy

Wimbledon 2009 28 Jun 2009

If you are like me, the Ladies event has been gorgeous. Wonderfully athletic young ladies playing a beautiful game. I marvel at their athleticism, their competitiveness and their fitness. This Wimbledon has had the best of everything. This Wimbledon has elevated women’s tennis, bringing remembrances of eras past. Great work, ladies. Now, get back in […]

Wimbledon 2009 – The Final 16 – Gentlemen

Wimbledon 2009 28 Jun 2009

Rafa withdrew. Juan Martin came out soft. Davydenko is gone. Fernando Gonzalez was outlasted. Blake never showed. Robredo succumbed. Marat Safin went down in the first round. Israel’s unseeded Dudi Sela is still playing. Ivo Karlovioc had too much for Jo-Willy. Soderling is for real. Tommy Haas came through. Lleyton Hewiit put a continent on […]

Melanie Oudin Outlasts Jelena Jankovic

Wimbledon 2009 27 Jun 2009

Ms. Jankovic, I warned you. If you come to play Ms. Melanie Oudin, pack your bags. Miss Oudin does not go away. She makes you run, across the court, then forward, then backward, then forward again. One set with Melanie felt like a lifetime for Ms. Jankovic, once the top player in the world and […]

Double trouble for Sugiyama as Daniela sends her packing

Wimbledon 2009 27 Jun 2009

Daniela Hantuchova set up a last-16 clash with Serena Williams by beating her doubles partner Ai Sugiyama 6-4 6-3 in the third round on Friday. Hantuchova is ranked number 32 in the world but is a former top five player and looks to be on her way back up the WTA rankings as she dispatched […]

Melanie Oudin – New Teenage Superstar

Wimbledon 2009 26 Jun 2009

We have waited a longtime for a day like this. We have waited an eternity for a Grand Slam event like this. We do not mind that the Brits took our precious 5 foot 5 inch bundle of joy and put her on Court Six in the last singles match of the day. Not one […]

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