Two Germans reach their hight

Tatjana Maria (1987-; 2001; $3.5m) def her countrywoman Jule Niemeier (1999-; 2016; $343,672) in three sets. They hugged for a long time at the net, which is heartwarming. Maria has two daughters.

  • Serena (1981-) 1995-, 23 slams, $94.5m
  • Venue (1980-) 1994-, 10 slams, $42m
  • Graf (1969-) 1982-99, 22 slams, $21.9m

Look at the above stats, it’s hard to win a grand slam during their reign.

温网🎾 小威 第一圈就被一个名不经转的巴黎中国女打出局了 (没胃口说她 … 丑)
威威该退休了
(最帅的是 Sampras 三浦斯 赢完第14个大满贯就宣布退休. 急流勇退 [强] 完美)
让其她娃娃们有个机会举举杯 享受享受赢的滋味儿 😋

这不 牛鬼蛇神粉墨登场 没贬义哈二个🇩🇪娃争妍 进半决赛
姜 还是老的辣
二娃的妈赢了
虽然年纪差好多 但赛后的拥抱好温馨
威威独霸网坛20多年 赢了23个
她姐姐大威 同期赢了10个
在她姐妹前是Steffi Graf 崮拉福 赢了22个 [苦涩]

毁了多少其她娃子们的梦 [呲牙]

㊗️[福] 福这个妈妈 更胜一筹[玫瑰]

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Why We Swim

📖 Why We Swim 🏊‍♀️ (2020) by Bonnie Tsui 我们为什么游泳 👍

A good book on swimming history, as title suggests, than teaching you how to swim. The author has a tie to Silver Bay YMCA at Lake George.

The Clintons swim in the afternoon, and if one brings up politics, the other one will stop it.

写的好 近代史多 比如 1984 冰岛死里逃生的渔夫Guðlaugur Friðþórsson (1961-), 等等

为啥游? 为了生存 😻

头疼脑热 去游泳
断胳膊瘸腿 去游泳
摊上难题 去游泳
闲着无聊 去游泳
忙里偷闲 去游泳
反正世上没有什么事儿 是游泳解决不了的
大脑进水 更要去游泳
或者游到大脑进满水 🤩
不🈵️不罢休 [呲牙]
💦 💧

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One punch, banned for life

I got the news that Tampa Bay Lightning had defeated New York Rangers in Game 6 (best of 7), 2:1 at the Garden as soon as I got out of the concert. It’s their 3rd year in a row into the Stanley Cups playoff. They have won the last two, 2020 and 2021.

A short video soon made the run on the internet: a Rangers’ fan (James Anastasio, 1993) in a red jersey sucker pouched a Lightning fan in blue after the game. The result came swiftly, and severely: he’s charged with two counts of assault and disorderly conduct and harassments by the police, and banned for life at the Garden.

In contrast, Tangshan bbq restaurant’s brawl was multiple men on one woman, and no one dared to stop the men.

Man on man
One punch 🤜
Banned for life

男对男 一拳 一辈子

星期六晚上 佛州的🏒️在纽约 打赢当地队 连续第三年 晋级决赛.

散场后纽约队粉红衣男 忍受不了佛州粉蓝衣男的兴奋, 回身敬了他一拳
(出手相助的人也挨了一拳)
结果 特别快 也简单明了
立刻被控殴打和扰乱治安
运动场也随即出声 🈲️此粉终生不得再来

俺没啥别的意思哈
就是想说佛州🔥
这几年他们的职业球队不是赢冠军就是进决赛 不得了 忙得不亦乐乎

Happy Monday

忍不住
啥黑社会 白社会的
是什么样的社会 容忍 姑息男人不仅打女人 还群殴一女人?
没有人敢去阻止 只能说明更严重的问题
“让领导先走“
“你没有伤她 为什么送她去医院”
(大意)
奴隶
摧毁了人们善良的最低底线

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Two finals

I got up at crack of dawn to watch Coco Gauff and Jessica Pegula (1994-; 2009; $4.9m) vs two French women Caroline Garcia (1993-; 2011; $11m) and Kristina ‘Kiki’ Mladenovic (1993-; 2009; $12m), but was disappointed after the first set: the two Americans couldn’t get their act together any more, specially Pegula being passed left and right in the alley.

The two French women came back strong and won. They’ve many similarities: both were born in the same year in France – from their names, their origins suggest Spain and Yugoslav; of similar high and physiques, and prize income. They deserved the win and $620,000.

Rafael Nadal def Casper Ruud (1998-; 2015; $7.5m) easily: 3, 3, 0. It’s Rafa’s 14th on the red clay and 22 overall. Their respective royal family came to cheer them on: King Felipe VI (1968-; since 2014) of Spain and H.R.H. crown prince Haakon (1973-) of Norway.

 

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Women’s final @ French Open

Someone happy 😊 some sad 😢 @ Roland Garros. So is the game. It was Iga Świątek’s second, Coco Gauff’s first grand slam final.

🇵🇱娃 干净 利落 速战速决 [强]

德加的小舞娘 一家人都在给她⛽️ 二个小弟好可爱. 加油 [强]

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The line calls at French Open

The second Wednesday in Paris. The line call continues to be a problem:

June 3 Fri, the first game of 3rd set between Marin Cilic and Norwegian player Casper Ruud (1998-; 2015; $6m). It was an OUT ball but the umpire ruled it was good, IN. The commentators noted the errors made by the umpires at French Open.

June 2: the 1st set, Coco Gauff vs Italian ah ah ah screamer Martina Trevisan. No call but Coco stopped play. It’s clearly OUT but the chair umpire, after a lengthy discussion, ruled it in.

June 1: the 5th set, 1 all, Marin Cilic (1988-; 2005; $29,829k; won 2014 US Open) hit a ball that was called out. The chair umpire got down, and ran to the point of contention, then confirmed it was indeed out. Cilic disagrees so much that Andrey Rublev (1997-; 2014; $11m) offered to replay the point. The tv replay shows the ball was indeed OUT.

Cilic: NOOooo way it was out … | hand and racket to thank Rublev |  … the hard stare …
 

The 5th set, 4 all, Cilic hit a ball that was called out. The chair umpire confirmed it was indeed out. BUT it was IN, IN, IN. The commentators giggled and said, it was the pay back for the above shot.

  

Although I’m glad that Cilic won but Rublev is quiet with a calm demeanor, very unnoticeable but likable, especially he offered the replay. Unfortunately his country under Putin is invading Ukraine, so I root against any player that has no national flag next to their names.

The first match of the day at Philippe-Chartrier was between two Russians, Daria Kassatkina defe Veronika Kundermetova. Both are quiet and quite good looking.

The winning streak 连胜纪录

Iga Świątek is having the time of her little life, winning 33 matches straight. Only behind the Williams’ sisters, Serena 34  in 2013 and Venus 35 in 2000. If she wins this tourney, she’ll tie Venus’.

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Camila Giorgi 卡米拉·乔治, 1991

Camila Giorgi (1991-; 2006; $5m) is the Italian player I like, not for her playing – three career titles and her highest rank was #26 in 2018, but for her court outfits: always pretty and tasteful.

This year in Paris, however, someone finds her commercial logo too beg, and the chair umpire Jennifer Zhang (a Beijing native) told her to change, on court, right before her match against Arena Sabalenka the screamer (au.sport; ). Thanks lord she won the match.

Are you kidding me? Go get a life.

She lost in the 4th round, to Russian Daria Kasatkina (1997-; 2014; $7.5m) 2 and 2.

Before the start of the tourney, Amélie Mauresmo (1979-; 1993; $15m), the current director and former player with two slams, has said flatly that no pro Putin comment is allowed and the Russian players will not have their flags displayed next to their names. Right or wrong I think it besides the point, but the overwhelming sentiment to support Ukraine is obvious.

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Iga Świątek def Zheng Qinwen

Iga Świątek (2001-; 2016; $8,929,786) def Zheng Qinwen (郑钦文 2002-; $) in three sets at 2022 French Open.

A pretty good 🎾 match: Iga is the hottest girl on women’s tour and Zheng is the hottest tennis girl from China, and the tallest 6.1’/1.85m. They’re one year apart but the careers are farther apart.

However, Zheng was able to closed out the first set – Iga was pretty upset with herself. But after that, it was all Iga, the last year’s champion.

Iga Świątek (3⃣️ 伊加·斯维泰克 2001-; $9m) def Zheng Qinwen (郑钦文; 2002-; $0.5m >> 0.296+.273) in three.

斯最热门的女🎾员
郑最热门的🇨🇳🎾员 (也是中国🎾最高 6.1’/1.85m)
好可惜 她赢了第一局 就没有然后了
继续努力 下次卷土重来 ⛽️

二个娃年纪相仿
但是🇵🇱妞2020年就赢了法网,球场上的奖金近九百万. 郑的奖金几乎全部来自今年的法网. 她如果转行做模特说不定也行-中西的审美差异很大.

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Coco Gauff def Sloane Stephens

What a good match!

Coco Gauff (2004-; $3,159,857) def Sloane Stephens (1993-; 2009; $16m), into her first semi at a slam: a shoutout for her.

Coco always reminds me of ‘Little Dancer of Fourteen Years’ by French Impressionist Edgar Degas. Today’s outfit only enhances that impression (colors could have been better)

Coco Gauff (可可·高夫 2004-) 打进她的第一个大满贯半决赛. 赞

她总是让我想起法国印象派埃德加·德加的《十四岁的小舞者》.她今天的服装更增强这种印象(颜色搭配可以更好一些吧? [得意])

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French Open 2022

May 16–Jun 6, 2022; €43.6m/$66.8m: $3.35m to the singles 

Roland Garros is still not using hawkeye, the same argument that the ball leaves a mark on the court. So old and nonsense, it’s the human error, specifically the chair umpire’s errors that are the most irritating, disgusting in this high stake tourney. Remembering what happened to Barbora Krejčíková last year?

At Iga vs Zheng Qinwen match, they showed a group of men who wear the similar blue t shirts, each with a different country on the back …

ha ha ha very international  

During this year’s matches, again, I’ve seen plenty bad line calls by the chair umpires. One was Madison Keys vs Veronika Kudermetova, when the later served an out ball but was called an ace. Oh well, they’re French.

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