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Tag Archives: novak djokovic
changing of the guard in Queens (New York, that is)
As Serena Williams said in her farewell on-court interview following her loss this year in the US Open, there would be no Serena if it weren’t for her sister Venus. Tennis fans who have followed the professional tennis world for … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Personal, photography, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged 2022 us open, arthur ashe stadium, carlos alcaraz, casper ruud, caty mcnally, coco gauff, iga swiatek, naomi osaka, novak djokovic, pretty, rafa nadal, roger federer, serena williams, taylor townsend, the williams sisters, venus williams 2 Comments
two thumbs up from Pretty
Leylah Fernandez (l.) and Emma Raducanu at trophy ceremony (Tennis Canada)) The last grand slam tennis tournament for 2021 is in the history books, my friends, and I have to say I loved it! The US Open brings the grand … Continue reading
Posted in family life, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, racism, Reflections, sexism, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged barriers of gender, barriers of national origin, barriers of race, barriers of sexual orientation, daniil medvedev, emma raducanu, federer, last grand slam of the year, leylah fernandez, nadal, new york crowd at us open, novak djokovic, us open tennis tournament, williams sisters Leave a comment
from black magic vaccines to Wimbledon wizardry
Pretty knows I will be grumpy next week because today the two week tennis odyssey known as Wimbledon climaxed with the men’s championship match which pitted 25 year old Italian Matteo Berrettini in his first career slam final against five … Continue reading
Posted in Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged 20 titles for grand slams in tennis for the men, ash barty, covid vaccine not tested and culling population, dick enberg, evonne goolagong cawley, excuses for not being vaccinated, john McEnroe, karolina pliskova, matteo berrettini, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, wimbledon 2021 10 Comments
starting 2020 with a spectacle or two
The Kansas City Chiefs scored three touchdowns in the last five minutes of the game to surprise the San Francisco 49ers and win the Super Bowl last night. Congratulations to the team, Coach Andy Reid, and all those Chiefs fans … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, photography, politics, racism, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged andy reid, arrowhead stadium, ash barty, australian open, coach dawn staley, dominic thiem, fhakira, Gamecock women's basketball, garbine muguruza, golden age of tennis, jennifer lopez, kansas city chiefs, novak djokovic, san francisco 49ers, sofia kenin, super bowl LIV 4 Comments
Vive la France! D-Day, the donald, and the drop shot
The French have it all this week: 75th. Anniversary of the Allied invasion in WWII that began on the beaches in Normandy on June 06, 1944 (commonly referred to as D-Day); an American president on the continent who truly can’t … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, politics, racism, Random, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged 75th anniversary of D-day, amanda anisimova, american cemetery in normandy, ash barty, dominic thiem, greatest generation, johanna konta, marketa vondrousova, novak djokovic, queen elizabeth, rafael nadal, roger federer, roland-garros 2019, the Rosies - riveters and more, Tom Brokaw, WWII 14 Comments
tennis anyone? you betcha
For tennis fans, when July rolls around, the sounds of tennis balls flying off rackets held by seasoned warriors or hopeful newcomers, tennis balls traveling through the air at record speeds or strategic spins, landing on immaculately prepared grass courts with awkward … Continue reading
Manic Monday at WIMBLEDON Tomorrow – Feel the Magic!
Faster than a speeding bullet, more powerful than a locomotive…it’s a train, it’s a plane, it’s Super Manic Monday at Wimbledon tomorrow and my head will be spinning like one of those old antique tops that we recently sold at … Continue reading
Posted in Humor, Life, Personal, photography, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is Tagged andy murray, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, Wimbledon tennis championships 4 Comments
Closer to the End Than the Beginning
During his interview with the ESPN team following a four-set victory over Kei Nishikori in the men’s semi-finals of the 2016 US Open tennis tournament, Stan Wawrinka was asked if he had an explanation for his winning ways in recent … Continue reading
Posted in Personal, sports Tagged kei nishikori, novak djokovic, rafa nadal, roger federer, stan wawrinka, the 2016 us open, the williams sisters 6 Comments
The Dreams Came True!
Cinderella Coastal Carolina Celebrates… The “sugar” game in the College World Series that was scheduled for the night of June 29th. had to be re-scheduled for the following day due to inclement weather, and the crowd that was able to … Continue reading