It's really too bad that Melanie couldn't hold up her end of the bargain and give us the Pova/Oudin that everyone outside of Sweden was rooting for. I'm really starting to think that kid is a total waste of time. What a disappointment she is. I mean, why does Mels even bother playing tennis? She's like the John Shuster of women's tennis.
That's right. A curling reference.
Oh, what's that? Is my forehead hot? THAT'S CUZ I GOTZ OLYMPIC FEVER.
American failure aside, I think I speak for the two Maria fans in the blogosphere (that would be me and Maria at The Double Bagel, who I got to finally meet in LA last week) when I say, "Yippee, Masha!" This is her first title of the year, 21st career title, and she'll move up to #13 on Monday.