Fight Club

Weekly Links: Jelena Jankovic Is Taking Time Off

Hello True Believers,

This is another edition of the weekly links. Well weekly….I am sorry I haven’t updated lately but I had some computer problems and was unable to write the Weekly Links columns as I usually do.

And now for the good news:

My computer has been fixed and I can get back to lusciously linking you to the latest news from the world of tennis.

More and more U.S. colleges are dropping tennis from their programs. It’s a bad development for the future of US tennis. (The State)

An interview with Novak Djokovic. He is into reading, loves opera and Djokes on his blog. (Times Online)

Sad news for Hingis fans: She will stay retired this time. Tennis will surely miss one of their icons of the past decades (Mail on Sunday)

Henman thinks that Roger Federer’s reign is far from over. I can only agree with him. (Telegraph)

The World’s Worst Player has decided that it’s not ok to call him that and sues three newspapers (The Guardian)

Whoever wrote off Andy Roddick clearly is wrong. Roddick has a shot at the Wimbledon title (AFP)

No Pink Think for Diane Elayne Dees as she fights more sexism in tennis. This time she fights off the dreadful LTA’s Think Pink campaign. (Women who serve)

Friends around the campfire and everybody’s high, Zlatibor mountain high. Jelena Jankovic had to recharge after her disappointing loss in the semis of Roland Garros (Jelena Jankovic Official Site)

Sania’s back. India’s No. 1 was injured for a long time but finally reappears at the Ordina Open in The Netherlands. (India Times)

Interesting review of “Blacks at the Net: Black Achievement in the History of Tennis, Volume Two” about the achievements of black people on the tour. (Talk About Tennis)

Venus Williams like you have never seen her before (Great Tennis Photos)

Pictures:

Photos of the Gerry Weber Open

Bonus photos:

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga in Fight Club.

Tsonga Photo credit: Oliver Hardt/ATPtour.com

Gerry Weber Photo: ┬ęGERRY WEBER WORLD / ATPtour.com