Saturday, October 15, 2011

Passing shots

Top seed Sam Stosur has reached the semifinals in Osaka. Also in the semis are 2nd seed Marion Bartoli, 3rd seed Angelique Kerber and Zheng Jie. 

Li Na has joined the long list of young people writing "memoirs." Hers, reportedly, will be about winning the French Open.

And the book that Patty Schnyder and her husband Rainer Hoffman, have been working on for years, The White Mile, is still unpublished. Schynder and Hoffman stopped working on the book a couple of years ago because the project consumed too much time. However, Hoffman recently announced that The White Mile would be released last week at the Frankfurt Book Fair, but it was not.

It should come as no surprise that a musical based on the life of Justine Henin will be produced in Belgium next year at Henin's academy.

Gisela Dulko and Flavia Pennetta have qualified for the WTA Championships. Unfortunately, both of them are dealing with injuries right now; Dulko continues to have trouble with her back, and Pennetta hurt her leg.
Some Turkish song and dance is just what you need today:

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