Flushing meadows: a forecast

As the final Grand Slam of the year approaches the world of tennis is faced with the possibility of a new player emerging from the rankings to take the trophy. In a wave of injuries and disappointments the US open has lost five of the top eight players in the men’s draw, the final of…… Continue reading Flushing meadows: a forecast

‘Man up’ and the fine lines of masculinity and commitment

The final of Wimbledon and Federer’s historic eighth Wimbledon win. But somehow this was overshadowed by Cilic being ‘weak’ and ‘pathetic’. People tore Cilic apart for crying on court, as devastation hit him because he couldn’t play to his very best. And then came ‘Man up’. People calling for him to show his masculinity, all…… Continue reading ‘Man up’ and the fine lines of masculinity and commitment

5 Wimbledon highlights

Reminiscing a week on. Wimbledon’s best five moments. 1.Muller defeats Nadal in a gripping five sets After winning the French Open without dropping a set, and sweeping through his first three rounds, Nadal was set as a firm favourite, at least in my eyes. Even down two sets it was hard to see him not…… Continue reading 5 Wimbledon highlights