taken from Pickled Politics Here’s an interview with Sania Mirza in this week’s issue of Sportstar (a weekly news magazine out of India). This is a good piece on Mirza, and has moved past the fatwa on her skirt and other controversies to instead talk about the current state of Indian Tennis.
Archives for February 2007
From Kick-Fiend.com: The first sports collection developed by the two companies unifies functionality and style, featuring products that reflect the high technological standards of Adidas and the exacting design requirements of Porsche Design – in every detail. And in every product category offering the high-quality textiles and equipment for four different sports: tennis, running, golf […]
Tennis courts on a helipad in Dubai taken from Josh’s Flickr The Laureus Academy, made up of the greatest athletes in the world, announced the nominations for its annual Laureus Awards. Tennis, being an international sport, received a few nominations, including Federer vying for male athlete of the year with buddy Tiger Woods, and Henin, […]
taken from GMT The UAE (United Arab Emirates) Tennis Association today announced the launch of the UAE Tennis Ranking Circuit, the Khaleej Times reports. This is the Association’s first step in developing a generation of tennis players who can compete in the ATP and WTA tours (i.e., to continue playing past the age of 18) […]
Sometime after the Shahar Peer/Serena Williams match at the Australian, the internet was abuzz with how Mary Carillo had reached Paula Abdul-like status; she made comments, one more ridiculous than the other, and at one point — presumably thinking that her mic wasn’t hot — could be heard saying “I’ll be fired for this.” While […]