Tennis

  • Like a Volvo, Bjorn Borg is rugged, has good after-sales service, and is very dull.


    Sports, Tennis

  • New Yorkers love it when you spill your guts out there. Spill your guts at Wimbledon and they make you stop and clean it up.


    Sports, Tennis

  • I call tennis the McDonalds of sport. You go in they make a quick buck out of you and you’re out.


    Sports, Tennis

  • No one is more sensitive about his game than the week-end tennis player.


    Sports, Tennis

  • In other sports, the ‘lateral euphemism’ is in its infancy. At Wimbledon, for example they have only just realised that ‘perfectionist’ can be used to represent ‘extremely bad tempered’. In soccer the form of the encoded adjective is well developed . ‘Tenacious’, for example always means ‘small’.


    Football, Sports, Tennis