Tennis: Italian Open

Tennis: Italian Open

And you thought the Italian Open would be just a prelude to the French Open?   There was more to tennis in Rome this year, there was rain, withdrawals, upsets, and defaults.   The Rain Delay There was the rain that delayed play, at times necessitating players...
Badminton Sudirman Cup 2019

Badminton Sudirman Cup 2019

You don’t have to be a member of the Badminton World Federation to know that the Sudirman Cup is right around the corner, and the teams are in it to win it. Held May 19th-26th in Nanning, China, badminton fans from across the globe will be making their way to one of...
Rome and the Italian Open

Rome and the Italian Open

It’s not a Grand Slam event. No problem, because what you get at the Foro Italico’s red clay in Rome is the very definition of grandiose.  Moved to Rome in 1935, by Benito Mussolini, the Italian Open is more than a tennis tournament.  If you play it right, it is a...
Getting Ready For The Season

Getting Ready For The Season

Getting ready for your next racquet season is not magic or voodoo. You won’t automatically be on the top of your game just because you were doing great at the end of last season. Your backhand can get weak, without training or practicing. So, this means there should...
Estrella Damm Alicante Open 2019

Estrella Damm Alicante Open 2019

The Marina of Alicante was the stage for yet another leg of the World Padel Tour. The Estrella Damm Alicante Open 2019 was held on April 23rd till the 28th, and spectators are still reeling from all the excitement. In the finals, fans watched as two couples from the...
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