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Wimby 2014

What’s to keep in mind apart from The Real Ball Girl’s impossibility to update her blog on a daily basis because WordPress screwed it? Well, all this: 193 more words

Tennis

Overheard at Wimbledon: The hot and cold nature of French tennis players


Wimbledon’s tennis tournament each year provides many examples of discussion suggesting the irresistible temptation for commentators to indulge in national stereotypes. The following is offered for practice in discourse analysis…
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A perfect day

Today, I´m really going to keep this short. I´m not finding time to write anymore. In the evening I´m too tired, so I have to set an alarm to update my blog. 379 more words

Wimbledon already forgot the name of last year's winner

Out of sight, out of mind?

Reigning Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli was on Centre Court on Tuesday. But rather than playing the traditional opening match as defending champ, Bartoli, whose post-Wimbledon retirement was almost as surprising as her 2013 Wimbledon title, was there for the pre-match coin toss. 123 more words

Tennis

What To Expect From SW19

 Here we go, darlings. You can give up your not-white clothes for the next two weeks because the whole world – or at least the tennis world – will be all about Wimby. 183 more words

Tennis

Serena Williams Responds Diplomatically to Wimbledon Snub

Five-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams responded diplomatically on Saturday to the decision by officials to pass over her for the honor of opening the women’s tournament on Center Court – which some see as a snub.

Sports

Will Serena Reign Champion at Wimbledon Once More?

After the slow red-clay surface of Roland Garros, the tennis world is all set to move to the luscious green courts of the All England Club.  396 more words

Women's Tennis