Friday, July 1

the Championships

Watching a fascinating tussle between V Williams and Sharapova.
How unidentifiable this is from the women's tennis we saw growing up.
It looks nothing like it.
Nor, in fact, does it sound anything like it.

5 comments:

Will said...

I couldn't agree more! Bring back Steffi, I say. Sharapova in particular, she's beautiful and is a fine player - but WHAT A NOISE. She sounds like a fox being killed

avinash said...

unless of course, Venus is at the other end. In which cases the combined effect is just like two foxes making passionate love.

akr said...

will: agree agree. beautiful, yes! fine player, yes! grunts, insane.

avinash: haha. not just passionate but the rough, hard, one night kind.
um, stop then.
was a great match though. I cant fathom how they play some of the shots they do...

Blah Jr said...

It was disappointing seeing the baseline slugfest! Power is good, the glamour is better, the grunts are insane.
But where are the serve & volleys?!!! Bring back Navratilova....hell, even Navotna will do

akr said...

jr: yeah, I know what you mean. Mauresmo on the other side was into a fair bit of volleying, but mostly it is all baseline power stuff. and yeah, Novotna was pretty classic serve n volley...