Wimbledon 2019: When Sprinklers Attack

Mixed victory today @Wimbledon despite heavy showers πŸ’¦πŸ³πŸ’¦πŸ³πŸ’¦πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚#wimbledon19 #funnymoments #teamsiegemundsitak pic.twitter.com/AK59SJ4gvx β€” Laura Siegemund (@laurasiegemund) July 5, 2019  

Wimbledon 2019: July 5th Match of the Day – Halep vs. Azarenka

Simona Halep vs. Victoria Azarenka These players share really good mobility on court.Β  Vika is a bit more error prone than Halep, but she also has a bigger game.Β  Β On a hard court, I’d give Azarenka the edge.Β  On a clay court, I’d give Halep the edge.Β  These two former world #1s and major champions…

Wimbledon 2019: July 1st Tweets

Back to defend his crown…#Wimbledon | @DjokerNole pic.twitter.com/hHzoEQG7Ti β€” Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 1, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Djokovic is Back Made for the big stage ✨@CocoGauff becomes the youngest player since 1991 to win in the first round of the ladies’ singles, beating Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4#Wimbledon pic.twitter.com/hfgcQGdZtq β€” Wimbledon (@Wimbledon) July 1, 2019 https://platform.twitter.com/widgets.js Coco Gauff…

Wimbledon 2019: The Most Wonderful Time of the Year

I can’t help it, my initial interest in tennis was born watching Wimbledon and to me this is it if there is an it in the tennis world I have a different view of each major.Β  Wimbledon to me is the most exciting time for a tennis fan.Β  I wanted to learn tennis in 1985…

Tennis Memories: Queen’s Club 1990

Wimbledon 1989 The Wimbledon 1989 semifinals featured Boris Becker fending off Ivan Lendl over two-days and five sets 6-4, 6-7 (2), 2-6, 6-4, 6-3.Β  Stefan Edberg returned to the final by ousting a resurgent John McEnroe 7-5, 7-6 (2), 7-6 (5).Β  Becker then avenged his 1988 Wimbledon loss to Edberg by taking the title 6-0,…

John Isner and Intentionally Slower Surfaces

Wimbledon decided to look into slowing its courts down and increasing the length of points after the 1998 men’s final.Β  The rest of the tour tended to follow Wimbledon’s lead as outdoor and indoor hard courts were slowed down, indoor carpet events went away, and tennis balls were slowed down too.Β  It may not be…

Strokes of Genius Documentary Airs on July 1st

While I consider Novak Djokovic’s 5 set 2012 Australian Open final victory over Rafael Nadal to be the greatest match ever played (to this point?), this should be an interesting documentary.