The ATP and WTA descended on Mason, Ohio for the Western & Southern Open this week, and after four years of playing the tournament, Maria Sharapova continues to be skeptical of Skyline Chili. Meanwhile, a Canadian magazine confuses Sharapova for their own Eugenie Bouchard, things get heated (and weird) on the court and... wait, did Serena really say that?
"They told me the famous [food] dish in Mason is called the three way. That's a little dodgy." -Sharapova — Amy Fetherolf (@AmyFetherolf) August 11, 2014
Jack Sock threw out the first pitch at a Cincinnati Reds game.
Sometimes when you get high on grass, you do end up crashing. — David Rosenberg (@RosenbergTennis) August 14, 2014
This was tweeted after Wimbledon champion Novak Djokovic lost in the third round to Tommy Robredo. Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova also crashed out to Elina Svitolina.
"I didn't know you could hit that backhand. That's new, huh?" -Gulbis to Steve Johnson before serving after a crazy BH winner from SJ. — Amy Fetherolf (@AmyFetherolf) August 13, 2014
Some don't like foreign presence in US college tennis. I think it's pretty cool when an Ohio crowd shouts Buckeyes chants for a Slovenian. — Jeff Sackmann (@tennisabstract) August 12, 2014
Sackman was watching Ohio State's Blaz Rola play Julien Benneteau in the first round.
One of my favorite “she’s a pro” things Sharapova does: breaks off small pieces when she eats a banana to avoid *those* kinds of pics. — Courtney Nguyen (@FortyDeuceTwits) August 12, 2014