Much Ado About Nothing (humor)

Robert OrzechowskiAnalyst IJuly 19, 2009

WIMBLEDON, ENGLAND - JULY 05:  Roger Federer of Switzerland attends a press conference after victory in the men's singles final match against Andy Roddick of USA on Day Thirteen of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on July 5, 2009 in London, England. Federer won 5-7, 7-6, 7-6, 3-6, 16-14, to claim his 15th Grand Slam title.  (Photo by Neal Tingle/Pool/Getty Images)

Those yearning to read anything at all in the tennis world at this part of the season must face a certain truth. 

Let's stop pretending. 

There is a sad, cold, reality of the truth.  Here it is.  There is no worthy news of anything to report in the tennis world. 

Yes, Rafa is coming to Montreal.  You can only stretch that piece of tidbit so far.  Maybe if we use a larger print.  Roger is not showing up, and his wife is not due for another month. 

The next major tournament that everyone watches is still a few weeks away.  Ho hum!  Maybe someone can write about a Serena spotting in Georgia a pharmacy and speculate if she was buying prophylactics. 

So to the writers who are writing for the tennis section of the Bleacher Report—why bother?

At least with other sports in the offseason, one can ramble on endlessly about trading players to different teams and what success/failure that may entail. 

Tennis, I dare say is already the low-man-on-the-totem-pole of sports on Bleacher Report.  Don't believe me?  Take a look at the list of the different sports listed at the top of the Bleacher page. 

When your page loads when you sign in, TENNIS is not even listed, and when it finally is way at the right, and sort of brought in as an after-thought. 

It is understandable though because as a major sport, Tennis does not have the drawing power of a sport like football (soccer). 

So we have a smaller section of the sports world with nothing to report on.  Oh the long days of the summer doldrums.  Better that I were a Maytag repairman.

Have a great summer everyone.