We’re going to 11 here
So much has happened already just today and this week that I was already inclined to refrain from framing incidents or offering additional commentary. Now it’s such a deluge that I’m just going to emphatically reiterate that I’m doing that, post some of today’s good news and some of the reactions from the latest…
[ht Katrina Adams - look at all those ballkids of color at 2017 US Open Ladies Semi (Williams v. Stephens)]
Nadal Wins Historic 10th Monte-Carlo Title
Even with Rafa playing Sverev on the latter NextGenner’s birthday (and on a day already full of top-ranked upsets too, so I am nerviosa, tho the Rafanator is playing well so far) – I had to just … set this one down and let you all see it if you missed it yesterday.
Please watch these overviews from the tour while I try to figure out whether or not to do this chronologically, in order of prestige of tournaments, or, to mimic High Fidelity, “autobiographically”, LOL.
/i’m just saying
Week Two! Deep on the “Business End” of this Grand Slam – I’m going to let their own press tell the story:
Rio 2016 Olympic bronze medalist Ibthaj Muhammad (fencing) and gold & silver medalist Simone Manuel (swimming) visit with Olympic 4x-gold medalist Serena Williams - also holder of 22 Grand Slam titles at this writing - at the 2016 US Open.
I’m not gonna lie – I am excite.
From WaPo -
I’m trying to put up a full post of the event and link to it later (if the editing ever gets done, sheez) but I thought the Serena fans in the house might like these.
So Majid Jordan has this song feat drake called my love. You can listen. below.
Happy she’s being featured in an SB ad. That’s a big audience, even bigger than the one she drew for her own AO final last week. #GoGirl