Archive for July 9th, 2010

wimbledon final: the aftermath

July 9, 2010

We thought these post-final pictures were pretty telling: Nadal with an unassuming, understated look on his face after winning the Wimbledon title and a few adoring fans taking pictures from courtside.

(photos by getty images)


serena the GOAT? SI thinks so

July 9, 2010

In case you missed it, Serena Williams was on the cover of this week’s Sports Illustrated where acclaimed writer L. Jon Wertheim called her the best of all time. Regardless of your opinion, and people have an opinion on this issue (!), the sport of tennis gets a big thumbs-up from SI, which hadn’t had a tennis cover since last June, when Roger Federer won the French Open. The discussion then? Is Fed the best ever? We’re sensing a theme…

More: Serena was shot for the cover of Harper’s Bazaar for their August issue, due out July 20th.

(screengrab via

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