Saturday, April 9, 2011

Charleston miscellany

View of the grounds
Sania Mirza talked with Bobby Chintapalli about cricket, marriage, Twitter, and her comeback from a wrist injury.

"Family Circle Cup presented by Dove" became a reality yesterday when a dove landed on Jelena Jankovic's side of the court. A few moments later, a dove perched on top of the net. The seagulls were calling loudly during this match, too.

The women sitting in front of me yesterday looked and acted like the cast of The Real Housewives of Charleston (I hope I'm not starting something here).

Elena Vesnina reports that she received a (probably much needed) ice massage for her legs at 1 a.m.

Four women have won both the singles and doubles final in the same year--Martina Navratilova, Chris Evert, Arantxa Sanchez Vicario, and Martina Hingis. Navratilova made this accomplishment an amazing four times.

Caroline Wozniacki, who wears Stella McCartney-designed court outfits, says that she has yet to meet Sir Paul McCartney, but is looking forward to an introduction.

Sculpture in Mount Pleasant