Bobby Riggs (February 25, 1918 – October 25, 1995)
Robert Larimore Riggs was born in Los Angeles. He began playing tennis at age 11 and quickly rose to the top of the Southern California tennis circuit. 240 more words
If there’s one team that should miss the playoffs, that team shouldn’t be the Alaska Aces.
I know I haven’t been rooting for them ever since the team lost the likes of Johnny Abarrientos, Bong Hawkins, Jojo Lastimosa, Poch Juinio, Rodney Santos, and either/or Kenneth Duremdes and Jeffrey Cariaso but it felt as if Alex Compton and his boys are hellbent to continue their winning tradition. 305 more words
In a stunning performance which crowned an unprecedented run, 20-year-old Jelena Ostapenko beat no. 3 seed Simona Halep 4-6 6-4 6-3 to win the French Open. 902 more words
Have you been watching the French Open?
Yes? Good for you. I applaud your constancy as a tennis fan. Because, frankly, between the NBA Finals, the Stanley Cup Final, and traveling across this land (Wyoming Wednesday, Iowa yesterday, Pittsburgh tonight), I haven’t seen one damn serve nor one damn rally of the thing. 353 more words