A belatedly late happy birthday to ye old blog. Its first post was almost a year ago on March 3.
More importantly, it's Spring time, and like the first buds of tulips poking out of the ground, the tour moves from (mostly) indoor arenas to outdoors in Indian Wells.
This happens in a cold indoor court in the middle of winter:
Not so much full of win.
Getting this close to seeing players practice is full of win.
It turns out the pros just love the relaxed atmosphere of Indian Wells too.
A toast for more shanked ground strokes! If a pro shanks a ball, you can too!