Monthly Archives: July 2010

OLLIE IS A WONDER BUT FISH HAS THE TITLE

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NEWPORT, R.I. – Little guy.  Little country. Giant performance. But it wasn’t quite enough for the diminutive dynamo named Olivier Rochus, who did his best to wreck the afternoon for the homebodies – and very nearly did. You really couldn’t dislike this teddy bear of a tennis player, 5-foot-5, 140 pound Ollie.  However, he was …

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RAFA DEFENDS HIS 2008 TITLE, WINS EASILY

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LONDON – Federer and Venus got beat.  So did Roddick, Djokovic, Henin and Clijsters.  Wimbledon upsets to be sure, but not the most startling reversals as the aged tennis tournament faded away for another year. Caught up in the most incredible upset of the fortnight was none other than that veteran performer – Jupiter Pluvius. Surely you …

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