With her arms flailing and feet knocking cans off the low shelves, she threw herself on the floor. She was screaming loudly in the midst of the most outrageous tantrum I’d ever witnessed. She was a spectacular spectacle. Her antics slowed cart traffic and nearly time … Continue reading Playing Like A Girl…
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Three Generations of Black Tennis, Yes We Can!
The Obama Presidency rested on democratic ideals of equality and justice for all. It reinforced a liberal utopia put forth by the constitution, where race, gender, sexual identity were embraced, not constantly challenged. Eight years later Trump’s win and white supremacy agenda prompted President Obama … Continue reading Three Generations of Black Tennis, Yes We Can!
What a Week for Doubles Tennis!
Tennis is usually thought of in the media as singles, ATP play. Yet doubles, mixed-women or men, is the more popular sport played by non-professionals. Though not seen as often on TV, ESPN-Tennis Channel-BEING, it is by far the most entertaining tennis you can watch. … Continue reading What a Week for Doubles Tennis!
Calling All Feminists, Allies and Tennis Lovers
What Impact Will Jelena Ostapenko’s French Open Win Have on Gender Politics in Tennis? It is often difficult to reconcile our love for a television show, book, movie or sport with our world view. This is often the case with tennis. It proudly sits upon … Continue reading Calling All Feminists, Allies and Tennis Lovers
Top Moments From the Mutua Madrid Open
Who doesn’t love combined tournaments? This week the women start play on Saturday and the men on Sunday at the Muta Madrid Open. Though American viewing of WTA matches is hampered by WTA and beIN, Tennis Channel promises to do right by the ATP beginning … Continue reading Top Moments From the Mutua Madrid Open