Tagged with Women’s

Angelique Kerber Wins 2016 US Open

Angelique Kerber put an exclamation point on her rise to the world #1 ranking with a 6-3 4-6 6-4 victory over Karolina Pliskova to win the 2016 US Open. The 28-year old German star adds to a career best year with her second Major title, following her Australian Open win at the beginning of the … Continue reading

Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina Win Women’s Double Gold At 2016 Rio Olympics; Bethanie Mattek-Sands and Jack Sock Bring Mixed Doubles Gold Home To America

Just a quick dropshot post giving congratulations to the ladies taking doubles and mixed doubles Gold Medals home from the 2016 Rio Summer Olympics. Elena Vesnina continued a resurgent year by pairing with longtime doubles partner Ekaterina Makarova to bring Golden glory to Russia in women’s doubles. Elena won mixed doubles with Bruno Soares at … Continue reading

Pat Summitt (1952-2016)

It took something monumental to break me out of tennis mode during Wimbledon 2016. I wish it were not so. Hall of Famer Pat Summitt, one of the greatest coaches in basketball history…no, in sports history…passed away at the age of 64 from complications of early-onset Alzheimer’s disease. I never met Coach Summitt. I’ve only … Continue reading