Serena Williams smashes the cycle in women’s tennis

There is a cycle where young tennis players rise into the spotlight by defeating tennis veterans time after time in grand slams. The most recent cycle had ended until the Williams sisters rose into the scene and completely dominated their opponents. Serena, then 17, defeated Hingis, who was once a part of the younger generation but in that match was the tennis veteran.
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What’s so boring about tennis?

WHACK. There is nothing more beautiful than the sound of a tennis racket colliding perfectly with a ball in the right position at the right time. There are only a few things that come close to the sight of a beautiful serve or groundstroke. Many constantly profess how boring tennis
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Badminton birdies take flight at UC Berkeley

Shuttlecock, a middle schooler’s favorite word, tends to raise eyebrows and provoke giggles among those who are unfamiliar with badminton. The shuttlecock, also called a birdie, is the only nonspherical ball used in a racket sport — its feathers and weighted head cause the birdie to fly in an unusual trajectory that’s difficult to
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Outside Lands 2012: Interview with Alaina Moore of Tennis

On Wednesday afternoon, I spoke with Alaina Moore of the band Tennis. Originally from Denver, Moore and her husband Patrick Riley started the band after they met each other at college. Now, with two albums (Cape Dory and Young & Old) out, the band will be playing San Francisco’s annual
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