Sacrificial Ram? Andy still dandy at Wimbledon
Tennis, anyone? Out: Peer, Sela. In: Ram/Erlich
The mixed doubles team of Andy Ram (ISR) and Yaroslava Shvedova (KAZ) lost in the second round to Bethanie Mattek-Sands USA and Horia Tecau ROU, 6-4, 7-6. Also eliminated in the second round of mixed doubles play: Scott Lipsky (USA) and Vladimira Uhlirova (CZE), defeated by Liezel Huber (USA) and Colin Fleming (GBR).6-3, 6-2. Lipsky [...]
Australian Open update — Peer out, Lipsky in: Scott Lipsky (USA! USA!) andy Andy Ram are the only Jewish player in action at the event.
Jews at the Australian Open
Rabbi Yaakov Salomon offers a Halachic take on the tennis situation in this video from AISH.com.
Harvey Araton, who recently wrote about the decision by UAE officials to ban Israeli tennis star Shahar Peer from participation in the Barclays tournament in Dubai, contributed this column on former Maccabi Tel Aviv basketball star Anthony Parker and his take on the difficulties of participating in sports in the Middle East. I had the [...]