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US Open 2016: My Favorite Memories of Louis Armstrong - Part 2

These are a Bit Late, but Sometimes Life Gets in the Way of My Tennis Writing

In Case You Missed Part – 1 As a reminder, I put in place a no Jimmy Connors rule as I have written quite a bit about Connors and the US Open over the years. 473 more words

What Could Have Been

February is recognized as Black History Month. It is a time to reflect on the importance and accomplishments of African-Americans in history. Serena Jameka Williams had an opportunity to become recognized this February but failed. 504 more words

Us Open

Serena Williams: The Record-breaking Win

Serena Williams, the American professional tennis player has outshined Roger Federer and made history by winning the most Grand Slams in tennis’ Open era. Federer has… 229 more words


Serena Williams's No. 1 world ranking on the line at U.S. Open

NEW YORK — This could be a historic U.S. Open for Serena Williams.

The 34-year-old American will not only be looking to become the first woman in the Open era to win 23 Grand Slam titles (she is now tied at 22 with Steffi Graf) she can also pass Graf for the most consecutive weeks ranked No. 157 more words


1989 U.S. Open

Boris Becker and Steffi Graf made it a German sweep at the 1989 U.S. Open.

Becker defeated Ivan Lendl in four sets to win his first U.S. 86 more words


RIO-2016: CARIOCAS - Handbalul, de vise rele, hooligans la tenis si alte curiozitati!

* Incerc sa nu ma arunc cu comentariile despre echipa femina de handbal, dar nu am cum sa nu spun ca fetele noastre (care nu mai lupta pentru noi, dar nici pentru ele insele, ci pentru adversare direct!) sunt de vise rele, iar antrenorul suedez al echipei noastre, Tomas Ryde, completeaza dezastrul: a doua infrangere, usturatoare, i se datoreaza in mare masura. 787 more words