US Open…“Momming”

It is not necessary to excel at Scrabble or Wordle to realize that Momming is a word… In fact it may have been derived from “Mumming” a 13th to 16th Century European winter festival activity involving groups of … continue reading


The Championships… “Gobsmacking”

The All England Lawn Tennis Club (AELTC), hosted the 136th version of The Championships, July 3rd through 16th.

The oldest of the majors, the venerated grass court tennis event consistently showcases…Astounding, Amazing, Unanticipated performances during the … continue reading


Tennis Players…War Now And In The Past

Vladimir Vladimirovich Putin has become a practitioner of Spanish philosopher George Santayana’s maxim – “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it”. On February 24th he launched a “Special Operation” in Ukraine purportedly to protect people … continue reading

Comment Players

Ukraine: The Players Speak

A selection of comments by Ukrainian and Russian players on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine

Ukraine’s Lesia Tsurenko. Source: Twitter
Russia’s Andrey Rublev. Source: Twitter
Andrey Rublev writes ‘no war please’ on a camera at the Dubai Championships. Photos: Twitter/TSN Sports
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