Big man on court, part 1
July 21, 2023
Those of us who are tennis fans know that the most important tournament the sport has to offer is Wimbledon. Tennis has four “major” tournaments each year that are more important than all others.
Three of those tournaments are the Australian, French, and United States “open” tournaments. “Open” in tennis terms means that both amateurs and professionals can qualify for the events. Almost all athletes playing in these tournaments, however, are pros.
Theoretically, the four majors are equal, but Wimbledon (named after the suburb of London, England, where the tournament is played) i...