If you read my blog post titled Then Vs. Now, you know I miss the lack of spontaneity, authenticity and even enjoyment shown by today’s professional golfers. Did you happen to catch Roberta Vinci beating Serena Williams today? I know that was a tennis match and this is a golf blog, but Vinci’s post-match interview was everything I love about sports and athletes. http://espn.go.com/
Serena Williams was on a path to make tennis history and seemed unbeatable. Then Roberta Vinci, not even ranked and against all odds, beat her.
The victory itself was incredible, but the way Vinci dealt with it was just as impressive. I can’t remember seeing as much pure joy, spontaneity and authenticity in an athlete as I did today.
First off, she said the unthinkable. She apologized. Yes, you read that right, SHE APOLOGIZED. She actually had the sensitivity […]