Pizza improves performance

Eat pizza, play better! That could be the new slogan in tennis. Sam Querrey ate a big cheesy pizza the night before he went out to play his quarterfinal match in Eastbourne. He went on to play well, won his match against Julien Bennetteu and reached his first semifinal on the ATP tour for some … Continue reading

Big arena, little atmosphere

Today I watched some live tennis here in Perth finally. I had chances since Saturday, but I just didn´t want to take them. Why? Simply because this type of  tournament just doesn´t appeal to me. You know beforehand that you have nowhere else to go if the match on a main arena doesn´t fulfill expectations. … Continue reading

Kookaburra as an umpire

It does take a very hot day to get me back writing. In Perth we are waiting for a surprise heatwave so early in summer. The temperatures should stay over 35 for the next five days, at least. Today should be only 34, they said in the weather forecast. The heat has not prevented me … Continue reading