The miracle rejuvenating grass cure undergone by the Wimbledon groundsman, Neil Stubley, and his team worked wonders: the courts are now completely back to pre-Wimbledon green, save a few patches on Centre Court.
Posts tagged Fernando Gonzalez
In the first round, there were three must-see matches: the return of Alisa Kleybanova, back after 10 months as she fought and won her battle against cancer, the return of Venus Williams, who hadn’t played since last year’s US Open, as she had been diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, and what ended up being Fernando González’s last […]
The 2012 Masters 1000 season is starting today with the beginning of the main draw action in the desert of Indian Wells, and if the main draw provides us as many surprises and drama as the qualifications have, we are in for a spectacular event. The draw, of course, helps making sure that drama we […]
It was an emotional Friday night on the Centre Court of the BALTC, as not only did one of the most loved athletes of Argentina, Gabriela Sabatini, received her golden ring from the Tennis Hall of Fame (she has been inducted in 2006 and this was yet another distinction), but this special presentation was also […]
In the wake of the 2012 Copa Claro, Argentine tennis player José “Chucho” Acasuso met with the press on Thursday to officially announce his retirement from professional tennis. If the 29-year-old’s announcement didn’t come as a surprise to anyone, it was nevertheless a very emotional moment for all of those present in the fully […]
A couple of months ago, responding to rumours spread by various news sites, he said that when the time came for him to announce his retirement from tennis, he would do it himself and on his own terms. That time came today, as Fernando González announced his retirement due to ongoing physical issues today. The […]