Betch Slapping WB
Have you noticed that I haven't been blogging much about any tennis conquests? That's because victories lately have been VERY hard to come by! Between games with the Office Guy, Whipping Boy, League Tennis and a new guy "M"... I have been playing against some tough competition. Every match is balls-to-wall aggressive style play. In fact, my regular weekly competition is actually stronger than those individuals who I play in tournaments. Now, why I cannot translate that excellent practice into tournament victories is stumping me as well! Hmpfh!
In windy conditions last night, I betch slapped Whipping Boy 7-5, 3-6, 6-4. That's 31 games of tennis in a two and a half hour marathon match. It was a hotly contested match with many thrilling rallies. In the end, I had just enough OOMPH to win. I was pleasantly surprised that Whipping Boy wanted to play the third and final set. Usually, we settle for a draw. I think he had a fire in his belly to beat me last night because I had been playing a little cocky. Whoooo.... meeeee?
The HouTex tennis tournament is less than 2 1/2 weeks away. League tennis will also be over by that time. With tennis season winding down, my butt will soon be making more appearances in the gym and less on the tennis courts. Please keep down the applause. ;)
Tennis has given me great stamina and cardio this year. I am probably in the best physical shape of my life. I tell you one thing, it is nice to walk around without having to suck-in like I used to. Those 10 extra pounds I was carrying around sure made me feel preggars!
Whew. I am glad something I enjoy so much like tennis makes shedding those pounds feel so effortless. So, cheers to the game tennis and all my tennis buds that have been doing their best to try to drub me on the courts! :)