Tennis

Who Wore It Best: Christine Ohuruogu vs. Serena Williams

Who Wore It Best: Christine Ohuruogu vs. Serena Williams

The smallest of questions can impel the most vociferous judgements and debates: in grammar, in philosophy, in sociology, but most of all in matters of aesthetics. We do not believe that our eyes can lie to us. ‘Who wore it best?’ implicates a primal dual as much as it does centuries of human refinement. It is a question we are…

The Quarter-Finals of Wimbledon and the World Cup

The Quarter-Finals of Wimbledon and the World Cup

After almost three weeks of football and one week and a half of tennis, competitions have fallen into alignment, and we find ourselves at the quarter-final stage of both Wimbledon and the World Cup. While some of Wimbledon’s ladies have already progressed on into the semi-finals, the gentlemen’s quarter-finals are all scheduled to be played later today, on Centre Court…

High Season for the ATP and WTA Tours: Indian Wells and Miami

High Season for the ATP and WTA Tours: Indian Wells and Miami

The Indian Wells Masters in California is one of the most prominent events in the tennis calendar for both the men and the women’s tours. Several tournaments throughout the year lay claim to the title ‘Fifth Slam’; suggesting that, after the four Grand Slams – the Australian Open, the French Open, Wimbledon, and the US Open – it is they…