Uhhh! Ohhh! Eeee! AHHHH!
Knock it off!
Women’s tennis is out of control. It isn’t a screaming competition…or maybe it is? The game has become more synonymous with sexualesque sneezing sounds than it is with a high level of play.
It is factual that the WTA has made it a focused goal to tone down the grunting and screaming in women’s matches, and the USTA has followed in the footsteps, encouraging young girls and women to keep the noise down when striking the ball. Seriously. It’s out of hand. If you have ever been to some of these matches live, it’s even more ridiculous.
But today…a perfect stormed brewed within the greater, metropolitan area of New York City, even with a beautiful, sun-filled sky. The match is presently being played live in Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open.
Maria Sharapova vs. Victoria Azarenka. It is a new level of ridiculous. Add to it the fact that these two are not fans of one another, and it’s a new level of a new level of ridiculousness.
The two women play with similar styles, and they offer similar scream-groans when they strike the ball. This should be a turn on, right? Two tall, fit, leggy women screaming as they exert themselves physically? Personally, two circus clowns would be more intriguing when held in such regard. If you close your eyes, it sounds like animals are being slaughtered. Literally. Every. Ball. Strike. The comedy of errors and winners is only heightened as set points enter the mix. Geez, Louise.
A huge shot…I get it. Give it a little extra. But these two chicks scream more than a martial artist during a forms exhibition.