#2232 – Sir Andy Murray

ENGLISH Last week during a pre-tournament conference of the 2019 Australian Open, Andy Murray announced that this tournament would possibly his last ever; or even if it wouldn’t be, he wouldn’t play beyond Wimbledon this year. And as you know, Andy Murray is my favorite tennis player in the ATP. So understandably this announcement made…

#2184 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Part IV: The 2018 US Open)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9. Part VIII:…

#2174 – The Big Three Oh Trip (Introduction)

ENGLISH Posts in the Big Three Oh Trip series: 1. Introduction 2. Part I: The Flights Drama 3. Part II: Premium Economy to New York 4. Part III: New York 5. Part IV: The 2018 US Open 6. Part V: New York Attractions 7. Part VI: Washington D.C. 8. Part VII: The National Mall 9….

#2164 – A Weekend Story

ENGLISH Despite the title, no, I did not go on a weekend trip this weekend, haha 😆 . I was just in Amsterdam, recovering as I was travelling to Berlin the weekend before. I started the weekend by … staying up late for a US Open third round match between my two favorite tennis players,…

#2141 – A Random Tennis Story

ENGLISH Wimbledon just ended last week, where Angelique Kerber and Novak Djokovic won the singles titles this year. Serena Williams also made an impressive run to the ladies final, despite being ranked 183rd due to her maternity leave and this Wimbledon being only her fourth tournament since coming back from this. Anyway … And if…

#2126 – A Tennis Racket Story

ENGLISH During my tennis lesson last week, this happened: Yep, for the first time ever since I picked up a tennis racket, I had a broke string during play! Haha 😆 . Thankfully it was during a tennis lesson so I could borrow a racket from the coach for the reminder of the session. Even…

#2123 – A Couple of Recent Sporting Stories

ENGLISH French Open Coverage So last week the French Open was concluded. I even went to Paris for the women’s singles final and men’s doubles final last weekend. Anyway related to this tennis tournament, last year I was happy with my tv cable subscription as it also had two (sometimes three) channels covering some of…

#1913 – Pregnancy*

ENGLISH * NOT mine 😛 Last week, a bombshell was dropped: Serena Williams announced her pregnancy. To be honest, my initial reaction was “shocked”; considering the stage of her tennis career where she is soo close to break Margaret Court’s all-time 24 grandslam titles (Serena is at 23). But then, the pregancy news explains everything and, suddenly,…