Wimbledon final Zvonareva-S.Williams

2 07 2010

Serena Williams in the final of Wimbledon is about as expected as anyone ever, just like maybe Martina Navratilova in her hey-day or Steffi. Vera Z. on the other hand is a huge surprise. I have always thought she has major potential. Great groundstrokes,good service, great feel for the ball, moves well .Except mentally it just never came together .Until this fortnight at Wimbledon that is. Her being there tomorrow on Centre Court is about as big of a surprise as  my fav Francesca Schiavone was at Roland Garros, really out of the blue, but both capable players. I like Vera a lot and seen her play often too, in Stanford, the U.S Open en Charleston and she is so entertaining to watch. Her opponent yesterday Pironkova played a great first set winning 6-3, but then it was over and she made too many mistakes. Zvonareva played super solid again like against Kimmie and won the last 2 sets 6-3 6-2. Serena made an end to the fairytale of young Czech Kvitova winning 7-6 6-2. Kvitova played a great first set though and shows there is much for her in store in the future. I think Serena will win tomorrow but if Vera keeps her nerves under control it might be a tight match.

Other news yesterday showed that the fall Justine Henin suffered against Kim in the quarter-final was a lot worse than first expected. She tore something in her elbow and it out for 2 months meaning she also misses the U.S Open and the Battle of the Belgians next week. This was gonna be the tennis match with the most spectators in history and now she is being replaced by Serena Williams and will be called Battle of the World. Hope and think people will still show up and hope Justine heals quickly. I love seeing her play.Serena WilliamsZvonareva-Dementieva in Charleston

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Gossip, Beatty’s daughter trans, Lady Gaga/Yankees, royal wedding Sweden, Kathy Griffin

21 06 2010

The daughter of actors Warren Beatty and Annette Bening, 18-year-old Kathlyn wants a gender reassignment surgery to make her a man. She has been calling herself Steven for a while now while attending college. Must be so hard for parents, but all you can do is love you child regardless.

Lady Gaga has made herself the center of attention at a baseball game of the Yankees again, according to several media. Apparently two weeks ago she  gave people the finger after they booed her and now she was dressed in only underwear and a Yankees blouse and walked into the dressing room of the players after a lost match. Apparently that is a no-no, so people were pissed. Gaga has been a fan for years already so they probably told her to come into the dressing room and two weeks I think she gave the paparazzi the finger, not the fans. But I am prejudiced in favor of Lady Gaga of course.

The crown princess of Sweden, Victoria married her former personal trainer and gym owner Daniel Westling saturday. It was the first big royal wedding in quite sometime and as a good gay I watched it to see the dress, which was boring as was the whole ceremony. I always have a soft spot for Scandinavians, but this…

Kathy Griffin’s new season “My life on the D-list “opened a little disappointing with only 695.000 viewers on Bravo. Last year’s opening had 945.000. I think last year’s idea for the show and visiting famous people was not great and people might have been turned off by that. This year promises more Kathy in her real life and around her mom, which I like best anyway. Negative news about Kathy and Lady Gaga, two of my favs today. Do not like that.