In tennis, “every coach coaches” but in today’s US Open Championship, Serena Williams was penalized for it

Chair umpire discretion can be a blessing and a curse. For Serena (and Naomi Osaka), unfortunately it was the latter. The 2018 US Open Women's Final was explosive, and not just because Serena Williams lost what would have been her 24th Grand Slam to a 20-year-old who had never won one.  This evening, Serena lost … Continue reading In tennis, “every coach coaches” but in today’s US Open Championship, Serena Williams was penalized for it

In Women’s Tennis, Results Don’t Always Pay

Forbes publishes a list of the Top 10 highest grossing female athletes in the world each year, and in 2017, eight of these ten women were tennis players. Among women’s professional sports, tennis is by far the most popular due in large part to the increasingly equal TV face time and prize money the sport’s … Continue reading In Women’s Tennis, Results Don’t Always Pay