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I am a:
Tennis Fan, Casual Player, Tennis Media
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beverly hills, ca
My tennis skill (please check your NTRP if you know it):
NTRP 4.0, If tennis is on TV - I am watching
On the court, I am a:
rightie, grunter
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Two steps forward, ten steps backward

Posted on September 14, 2010 at 7:40pm 0 Comments

NEW YORK - SEPTEMBER 09: Martina Hingis and Anna Kournikova play against Pat Cash and Mats Wilander during day eleven of the 2010 U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 9, 2010 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)


OK I tried, I really did. I tried to tell myself that it was no big deal, just a bit of fun, that I really should just lighten to eff up and not make such a big deal of it. And while that is generally good advice that I generally take, I find that I am still galled by the spectacle of Pat Cash and Mats Wilander playing… Continue

Why all the crapping on Wawrinka?

Posted on September 7, 2010 at 8:30pm 2 Comments

Stanislas Wawrinka of Switzerland returns the ball to Sam Querrey of the USA during fourth-round action at the U.S. Open held at the National Tennis Center on September 7, 2010 in New York. UPI /Monika Graff Photo via Newscom


I couldn’t believe the amount of crap Stanislas Wawrinka got just for taking a bathroom-break (bad pun intended). Even experienced commentators started talking about his “gamesmanship” for taking a bathroom break in the middle of the tense fifth set. I almost expected one of them to run out onto the… Continue

The selling of sex as tennis fashion

Posted on September 6, 2010 at 8:53am 0 Comments

U S Open 2010 D6 04/09/10 Caroline Wozniacki (DEN) wins third round match Photo Anne Parker Fotosports International Photo via Newscom


Today’s tennis fashion offers a myriad of choices, ranging from inexperienced but earnest tennis pros seduced by the glamor implied in having their names attached to a clothing line, to established professionals who actually know what they are doing. The result is a particularly confusing… Continue

Some thoughts on women’s tennis fashion

Posted on September 5, 2010 at 5:00pm 0 Comments

NEW HAVEN, CT - AUGUST 28: Top seed Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot to Nadia Petrova of Russia during the final of the Pilot Pen tennis tournament at the Connecticut Tennis Center on August 28, 2010 in New Haven, Connecticut. Wozniacki beat Petrova 6-3, 3-6, 6-3. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)


As a would-be fashionista, I find that I have been developing a growing appreciation of good tennis fashion. For me the best tennis outfits are put out by designers who understand how to combine form and

function, who are talented enough to fuse performance with style, who are creative enough to develop… Continue

Delusions of gender on the tennis court

Posted on September 1, 2010 at 8:21pm 0 Comments

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I’ve been perplexed by the scathing criticism that John McEnroe has received for stating that the women’s tennis season is too long. To be fair, what he allegedly said was, “There should be less events for women. You need an actual meltdown on court or someone to quit the game altogether… Continue

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At 8:34pm on July 1, 2010, Thomas Devin said…
I love your dog what is his or hers name, what kind of dog is it?
At 11:36pm on October 15, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
Hey TC, Check out this helpful info about copyright - crazy story, but it is all true. Let me know if you need any help working the Flickr pics with Creative Commons. Apparently, it can be a sticky situation so be careful out there!
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At 1:38am on September 28, 2009, Reibin Amin said…
Hi!

I am just looking to find friends who like tennis!
Nice blog u have! Check mine out too if ud like :D

http://www.valiantgame.com
At 4:40pm on September 16, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
Hi tennischick!
We just featured you as a "Popular Blogger" in the right column of every page! This should get you some more looks.

I have a suggestion: can you include the photo BEFORE the text in your blog posts, then the photo shows up on the main page and it keeps our main page fresh plus should get you, yet again, more looks.

c ya!
At 12:29am on July 4, 2009, Ira Mandel said…
Let me know if you want to play ?
At 8:35am on July 2, 2009, Mark / The Mayor said…
Hi! Welcome to Tennisopolis which connects you with your tennis network: players, fans, coaches, clubs and groups.

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