The social conditioning Wimbledon creates is unique. For a couple of weeks, rich and poor, elite and every day dutifully comply with strict rules of etiquette and behaviour.
Tennis is a game of tradition, best typified by Wimbledon. However, technology is taking over control of the British Open, as an AI is now independently editing the highlights. Scandal.
Last night, Novak Djokovic was asked to share what Australian slang he knew. The answer revealed something telling about Australian tennis.
Christ. Monday morning. Again. Over night, Israel and Palestine lurched further toward conflict, Poland took to the streets, and Bernard Tomic irked the nation once more.
Monday. Yeah, I see you. What happened while you were asleep? Well, Kim Kardashian picked apart Trump, Uber lost some clientele and we witnessed the birth of twin goats.
The cost of the civil war in South Sudan headlines our wrap of the week, which also involves crimes of other matters, especially against taste.
As new TBS writer Pendlebury Wicks explains, Australia losing at tennis is a source of national pride, teetering on grand tradition.
Nick Kyrgios & Bernard Tomic have uphill battle in beating their toughest opponent, the National Psyche. But no matter. We’ve helped them out. Brass-tacks. Nick Kyrgios is a bit of a dill. Bernard Tomic too. But, while that head of yours in nodding in too right agreeance, know they’re also victims. Of us.…
It’s a wee bit late (next week, Saturday, promise!), but here’s Jack Howes’ new regular sports column, “Hot Taeks” – it’s a joke the sporty will get…apparently…
Despite Eugenie Bouchard being a talented tennis player, Katherine Quinn identifies the “Bouchard Method” that has augmented the Canadian’s fame.
Katherine Quinn reckons the Australian Open and the WTA in general could be a trailblazer for women’s sport…if only they would allow for a five-set game. #equalityinsport