In Defense of the Grunt
Grunting has been a strange-but-alluring element of women’s tennis for years now, but apparently The Man disapproves. Specifically, the Wimbledon Man.
The latest representative of The Man is Ian Ritchie of the All England Lawn and Tennis Club—the venue for Wimbledon—who dropped this bomb to the Daily Telegraph earlier today: “We have discussed it with the tours and we believe it is helpful to reduce the amount of grunting.”
Well, Mr. Ritchie, we believe it is helpful to reduce the amount of your face.
We’re sorry; we’re getting emotional. But this one hits close to home.
Our full-throated defense of grunting in women’s tennis»