August 25, 2011 3 Comments
So, it’s over. Exactly third days (or maybe thirty-one) gone since the day I was fascinated by David’s post on Tumblr, I finally finished it.
I really enjoyed selecting all the players, stadiums, tournaments, clothes for the respective days. Of course, some days demanded more time and others were a bit boring, I can’t deny it.
But the fact is, Daily Scores had never been so visited before the Tennis Challenge. The blog set twice a new record for most pageviews – both times on a Sunday. I have also averaged a below-average number of daily views throughout ALL the days, when the challenge was up.
And for this I thank you very much. I like to write, yes, but to know, this feeling of having your pieces read by other people, that makes me keep going.
I also invite you to stay here. Daily Scores will keep going, maybe not with daily posts, but hey, it is bigger than the challenge, right?
The complete list of the days/respective posts and a direct link to them follow.
Day 1 – Favorite men’s player – Andy Roddick
Day 2 – Favorite women’s player – Kim Clijsters
Day 3 – Favorite doubles team - Max Mirniy/Daniel Nestor
Day 4 – Least favorite men’s player - Rafael Nadal
Day 5 – Least favorite women’s player - Justine Henin
Day 6 – Most memorable match - 2011 Australian Open final
Day 7 – First player you became a fan of - Roger Federer
Day 8 – Earliest tennis memory – 2000 Roland Garros final
Day 9 – Favorite retired men’s player – Goran Ivanisevic
Day 10 – Favorite retired women’s player – Elena Dementieva
Day 11 – A player nobody would expect you to love – Bethanie Mattek-Sands
Day 12 – A player that you aren’t a fan of but you respect – Caroline Wozniacki
Day 13 – Favorite Grand Slam tournament - Wimbledon
Day 14 – Favorite non-Slam tournament – ATP 250 Queen’s
Day 15 – Most attractive women’s player – Daniela Hantuchova
Day 16 – Most attractive men’s player - Marat Safin
Day 17 – Favorite women’s outfit - Victoria Azarenka’s Nike White Dress (2011)
Day 18 – Favorite men’s outfit – Jurgen Melzer’s Adidas white and green kit (Indian Wells 2009)
Day 19 – Who were the #1 the day you were born – Jim Courier and Monica Seles
Day 20 – Favorite men’s Slam champion – John McEnroe
Day 21 – Favorite women’s champion – Martina Navratilova
Day 22 – Favorite umpire – Carlos Bernardes
Day 23 – Favorite mixed doubles team – Alizé Cornet/Marcelo Melo
Day 24 – Favorite tennis couple - Tomas Berdych and Lucie Safarova
Day 25 – Favorite tennis WAG - Brooklyn Decker
Day 26 – A match that makes you happy – 2010 Miami Masters final
Day 27 – A match that makes you sad - 2011 Roland Garros R64
Day 30 – Your favorite tennis related pic – Young Mikhail Youhzny & Igor Andreev