Australian Open 2018: SI-MO-NA! SI-MO-NA! SI-MO-NA!

Simona Halep is already on my current Mount Rushmore of favorite tennis players, but my respect for her has grown even more during the 2018 Australian Open. She has emerged victorious in arguably the two best matches of the tournament. Her 15-13 third set escape over Lauren Davis and her 9-7 third set classic over … Continue reading


Australian Open 2018: Still Team Maddie

I just wanted to squeeze in a quick little post about Madison Keys before the semi-finals conclude. Her match against Angelique Kerber obviously did not go the way she and her fans, like myself, would have liked. But I am very happy to see her reach the quarter-finals at the 2018 Australian Open with very … Continue reading

Reboot: Starting Over In 2018

I abruptly stopped posting anything on this blog after Madison Keys was soundly defeated in the US Open Women’s singles final. Of course, winning and losing is always a possibility in competition.  But somehow, that loss and how devastating it was really sucked all the energy I had for posting on this blog. Madison is … Continue reading