Update: French Open

The last french hopeful, number 8 ranked Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, retired yesterday in his match against the Russian Mikhail Youzhny due to a leg injury. Tsonga is such a strong player when he is fully healthy and recovered, but chronic injuries have plagued his game the last two years. Federer has advanced effortlessly to the quarterfinals. … Continue reading

French Open 2010: Gorgeous Athletes in a Gorgeous City

I’m not one for passively watching a sports match unravel. Something about it makes me feel guilty and jealous for sitting and watching and not participating. Watching soccer to me is like watching the inner workings of an ant farm. There is something so compelling and gladiatorial about tennis though, especially singles tennis. Just two men or … Continue reading