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I'm not normally very big on tennis. But recent events have me thinking maybe I need to pay more attention to what's happening at this year's U.S. Open.
No, not because of Melanie Oudin's upset of four-seed Elena Dementieva. Like I said, I don't spend much of my designated sport-watching time trailing the racquet bracket. I'll let The Brain explain how awesome Oudin's upset is.
I'm talking about all the major GearHead statements being made at the Open. Like Oudin's sneakers!
Click the "More" tab for close-ups of Melanie's footwear...More »
I may be the baseball expert here at SI Kids but I am also a tennis fanatic. I always enjoy the Australian Open, The French Open and Wimbledon, but of all the majors, my favorite is the U.S. Open.
As the last grand slam of the year, it gives players a chance to make a statement and end on a high note. Read on for a quick guide to the five men and five women to pay attention to this year...More »
Tom Watson, a 59-year-old, came within an eight-foot putt of winning the British Open Sunday, which got me thinking…
What other old-timers might be up for making professional comebacks?More »
It was another day at the office for Venus and Serena Williams.
The office, of course, being the grass courts at Wimbledon, where the sisters have dominated the rest of the competition. There have been few shockers in the women’s field at Wimbledon this year—the top four seeds have all reached the semifinals—but the way both Venus and Serena have played even has tennis great and NBC commentator John McEnroe in awe.
“Perfect play,” he marveled, as Serena set up serve on match point against Victoria Azarenka today. “Better than good—great.” You know you’re doing well when McEnroe is reduced to two- and four-word sentences in order to praise you (that dude likes to talk... and yell).More »