Thankfully, Aleksandr Dolgopolov got in the way of a trite Nadal-Ferrer final. Something different, for fun.
Tamira Paszek of Austria (whose father is a Canadian citizen), proved to be the Canuck-crusher by beating both Wozniak and Dabrowski in Surprise, Arizona.
Serena Williams always looks good. But at the Australian Open, she looked fierce.
Not sure we’ve ever seen her looking quite this cut.
An intriguing first-round match at the Australian Open, when 16-year-old up-and-comer Belinda Bencic of Switzerland met 43-year-old Kimiko Date-Krumm of Japan.
This just in: Rafa is scary on clay. But tonight, he got scared on clay.
The sister vs. sister final wasn’t meant to be. Great shot for Venus to win a Premier against Cornet.
Serena and Venus. Semifinals. What is this, 2001?
Another day, another full roster of Frenchmen in Marseille. And Rafa in Rio. (Oh, did we type that yesterday? Same deal today).
One: Baby blue bandannas
Two: Solid, seasoned competition in the hottie department.
Young Canuck Filip Peliwo, who’s had some health issues and has been out of action, will return to the court in Canada.
Venus Williams looking like the old Venus, not old Venus, so far this week in Dubai. Meanwhile, little sister Serena is using all her diplomatic skills.
Another day, another full roster of Frenchmen in Marseille. And Rafa in Rio.