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Welcome to the first edition of my 2010 French Open running diary.

You could also call it, how many cynical comments, pointless observations and utter dribble can I write in 2 weeks.

You’d be surprised.

My one rule for the diary - I will only comment on what I see.

You know what, I don’t even believe myself there so why don’t we just scrap that rule and go with anything flies, nobody is safe and I’ll probably only comment on
what I see as my ground rules.

At 5pm Singapore time, things kick off with an awesome montage that gives my goosebumps goosebumps and makes me feel like I could run through the Atlantic
Wall. Or is that the three glasses of wine I’ve just drunk starting to take
their effect?

Fred Stolle, the tennis commentary version of Mr Byrnes, is joined in the booth by the hottest WTA Tour player from my youth, Sabine Applemans. If this were a
resort massage room, then Fred would’ve just asked Sabine, “how much extra for the

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Comment by Mark Carruthers on May 23, 2010 at 10:18pm
My aim is 15 posts in 15 days and for alcohol to only play a prominent role in half of them.
Should be a fun ride.
Comment by Mark / The Mayor on May 23, 2010 at 10:14pm
Dude, you are hilarious. Keep 'em coming.
It doesn't take wine to give us the goosebumps, but definitely helps the crying part when the champ holds up the trophy.
(I'm going to have to google Sabine because I can't recall her for the life of me.) Ahh, love the 80's jean shorts:

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