Category Archives: A sporting life

Open: Life Lessons from Andre Agassi

Open by Andre Agassi

  I’ve only recently read Andre Agassi’s autobiography, Open. Nine years after its publishing. I don’t know why it’s taken me so long. But I do know that this is one of those books that is relevant regardless of times … Read More

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Sportsmanship and Class

Sportsmanship and class-Rafael Nadal and Juan Martin del Potro

  In a fantastic Wimbledon quarter-final on Wednesday evening, Rafael Nadal and Juan Martín del Potro, the most fair play tennismen, displayed the kind of sportsmanship and class only the two of them are capable of. It was a match … Read More

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Tennis As Art

Roland Garros poster 2018

There is Roger Federer – What is tennis if not the art of movement? There is Rafael Nadal – What is la terre battue if not the canvas brushed across by the strokes of the master of his art, the … Read More

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A Sporting Life: Mats Wilander

Mats Wilander Roland Garros 1982

Mats Wilander defeating Guilermo Villas in the 1982 Roland Garros final   A Sporting Life – taking on the challenge to put together sports and style (not exactly natural bedfellows), and making a plea for outdoor sports   My friends … Read More

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A Sporting Life: Guillermo Vilas

A sporting life Guillemo Vilas

   A Sporting Life – taking on the challenge to put together sports and style (not exactly natural bedfellows), and making a plea for outdoor sports   It’s clay-court season and Rafael Nadal just won his tenth Monte Carlo title … Read More

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