Indian Wells doesn´t deserve a big tournament

Not so long ago, let´s say 20 years, Indian Wells was just an ordinary stop in the WTA and ATP tours. Women and men played in consecutive weeks. All was well, but then they decided to go big. Build a big stadium, go combined and start to aspire being bigger than the well established Miami … Continue reading

Thirtysomethings can still do it

In 1990, the big story in tennis was a 13- year old, who was just starting a professional tennis career. 24 years on, can you imagine a crowd of reporters waiting somebody to play her first professional match?  Something similar happened twice in 1994, when there were two 14-year olds doing the same thing, one … Continue reading

Good planning is the key

The first day of the Grand Slam tournament – how to approach the vast amount of matches?Which matches to pick since you only can watch a few? I usually plan my day a couple of matches ahead. You cannot do much more than that, since you never can predict the lenght of the matches. The … Continue reading

12 years on, quite an accomplishment

      As the Wimbledon tournament approaches, I decided to present my best ever photo of Serena Williams. This photo was taken in the first week of Wimbledon 2001 as Serena made her way to the Court number two, also called the graveyard of the champions. At that time, Serena did not lose. She … Continue reading