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
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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… 394 more words
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
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.
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