Tennisopolis : Tennis Social Network

Tennischick's Articles – September 2010 Archive (5)

Two steps forward, ten steps backward

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

Added by tennischick on September 14, 2010 at 7:40pm — No Comments

Why all the crapping on Wawrinka?

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

Added by tennischick on September 7, 2010 at 8:30pm — 2 Comments

The selling of sex as tennis fashion

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

Added by tennischick on September 6, 2010 at 8:53am — No Comments

Some thoughts on women’s tennis fashion

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

Added by tennischick on September 5, 2010 at 5:00pm — No Comments

Delusions of gender on the tennis court

June 14, 2010 - 06034376 date 13 06 2010 Copyright imago Panoramic Tennis Tournoi D Eastbourne 13 06 2010 Amelie Mauresmo Avec Mickael Llodra FRA Photo News Panoramic PUBLICATIONxNOTxINxFRAxITAxBEL Tennis women WTA Tour AEGON International Eastbourne Training Vdig 2010 horizontal premiumd ATP Tour Training Entrainement Homme Hommes Messieurs Masculin Coach Entraineur conversation discuter Conseiller.




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

Added by tennischick on September 1, 2010 at 8:21pm — No Comments

Like Us!

Marketplace

© 2014   Created by Mark / The Mayor.

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service