David Foster Wallace

Weekly Links – The things that I’ve loved, the things that I’ve lost

Jerry Magee will retire this week. Jerry Magee is one of the greatest sportswriters in the USA and long-time football and tennis writer for the San Diego Union-Tribune, just my opinion if that counts for anything. Wish you well Jerry! http://www3.signonsandiego.com/stories/2008/sep/26/chargers-1s27canepa222339/?chargers

The ATP brings sexy back by bringing life to an old idea: They are going to bring the Hunk of the Month 2009 calendar. http://www.tennisnews.com/exclusive.php?pID=26107

The ever evolving game of tennis has a new doubles team and new innovated equipment. http://www.lubbockonline.com/stories/092508/spo_336631641.shtml

Rafael Nadal is weary of the Davis Cup encounter versus Argentina. And he should be, he is playing one of the finest teams in the world. http://www.nytimes.com/2008/09/24/sports/tennis/24tennis.html?_r=2&ref=tennis&oref=slogin&oref=slogin

Another beautiful testimonial on David Foster Wallace. http://www.tennisweek.com/news/fullstory.sps?inewsid=6618913

Was it the funny dance the Austrians performed after they won their Davis Cup match versus Britain or has Britain tennis really reached an all time low? http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/tennis/article4799837.ece

It is officially over for Maria Sharapova: No more tennis for the remainder of the 2008 season. See you next year and hopefully injury free! http://www.onthebaseline.com/2008/09/27/maria-sharapova-shuts-down-2008-tennis-season/

Who doesn’t remember tennis glam girl Anna Kournikova. Jon Wertheim has a great interview with her. http://www.guardian.co.uk/sport/2008/sep/28/tennis.annakournikova

Laura Robson might just be the salvation for England tennis but she still has a long way to go. http://www.timesonline.co.uk/tol/sport/tennis/article4838114.ece

Bonus: Photos of Tsonga kickboxing. I guess we know now where he got inspiration from when he beat Novak Djokovic in Bangkok!