Month: August 2017

When Competition Becomes a Performance

Today Alexander Zverev GER [4] takes on Roger Federer SUI [2] and  Caroline Wozniacki DEN [6] confronts the zoning Elina Svitolina UKR [5] at the Rogers Cup, the third stop on the US Open Series. Tennis fans have reveled in the tournament for the last seven days. Riding the highs of new player wins and excusing the veterans missing the mark. All of it is glorious. The competition has us stuck on the coach. We perch or recline with fixed glaze trying to sort out the field, those who have been rocketing of late, Svitlolina, to the previously injured and returning, Stephens. (more…)