Ms. Melanie Oudin Does it – Downs Maria Sharapova

2009 US Open 05 Sep 2009

At first, it looked like Melanie Oudin was overmatched against 6’2” Russian glamour girl Maria Sharapova. The long Russian blonde broke in the first game, held easily in the second and cruised to a relatively easy 6-3 first set win. Things changed quickly. As she did against the 5’11” 4th seeded Russian, Elena Dementieva, Melanie […]


Maria Sharapova wins, Ana Ivanovic out

2009 US Open 02 Sep 2009

On Tuesday night, professional tennis performed its version of a beauty pageant. Some of the game’s most luminous stars took center stage. Blonde prom queen, Maria Sharapova, showed she could play tennis while 11th seeded brunette eye-candy queen Ana Ivanovic simply ran out of gas. It has been a disappointing year for the Serbian former […]


Hail to Queen Elena – a Regal Power

Elena Dementieva 30 Aug 2009

When Elena Dementieva wins her first Grand Slam Championship at the 2009 US Open, the 11-year tour veteran will finally shake that “best player to have never won a major” label. In a sport that is beginning to look like a Russian talent show, Elena Dementieva is the best of the lot. With more than […]


Dinara Safina seeded No. 1 for 2009 US Open

2009 US Open 28 Aug 2009

After watching the Australian Open, the French Open and Wimbledon, tennis enthusiasts must be asking how can it be! Dinara Safina seeded atop the U.S. Open? Remarkable! Tournament directors, wake up! Dinara just does not cut it as a number one seed. If you know New York, you know these fans will announce and perhaps […]