Vodka martini. 100proof. Ice cold. I'm diving in. But not before I toast my dear friend Gussy (Gussie) Moran. She loved martinis and margaritas with salt. Whew. Either too much vermouth or that 100 proof vodka. Wow. Ok. This should be a great post. Deb from the Marina is going to love this one.
Two years ago, Tennis Week profiled the legendary Gussy Moran and told of the spate of bad luck that had befallen her, including the loss of her home. Now on the 55th anniversary of her rise to stardom for wearing lace panties at Wimbledon, we provide this update.
The Australian Open draw ceremony was held on Friday afternoon in Melbourne, where Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal avoided serious danger in the early rounds despite being saddled with unusually low seeding numbers by their names.
It is always difficult to predict the top 10 American men, in order, at the end of each year. This season may be especially difficult, because John Isner no longer has a stranglehold on the No. 1 spot.