With the Australian Open right around the corner, and the increased tennis coverage that a grand slam event brings, it might be helpful to define some of the terms we'll be hearing/reading over the next few weeks, for the sake of clarity. Here are just a couple to get it started:
good net player: a player who turns a profit on the tennis season.
two-handed backhand: insulting a player's gameplay AND her clothes.
dangerous floater: a turd in a swimming pool
"refreshingly honest": a player who says negative things about someone the writer/speaker doesn't like either.
<b>match</b> - the fastest way to set fire to the WTAworld web board.
<b>racket</b> - a shady traffic in which millions of dollars are involved.
<b>seed</b> - more often than not, grows into a monstrous tree standing on the way of some talented unseeded player.
<b>upset</b> - the last set played by a seed.
<b>Venus</b> - meeting that mercurial player marrs most players (that one has to be a candidate for the worst pun of the year).
<b>Brian Steward</b> - only found on the best airlines, serves travelers with nothing but the freshest food for thought.