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Federer vs. Kukushkin

Brian will be covering every Federer match at Wimbledon for us. Here's his report from Round 1

Updated: June 23, 2011, 12:07 PM ET
By Brian Phillips

A couple of nights ago, I stayed up late watching Wimbledon (2004, Paul Bettany/Kirsten Dunst) to get myself ready for Wimbledon (2011, Roger Federer/Rafa Nadal). Wimbledon is a romantic comedy about two professional tennis players, named something like Charming O'English and Spunky McAdorable, who fall in love while all around them people eat cucumber sandwiches and repeatedly say the word "fortnight." Wimbledon is also unique among romantic comedies, and works of narrative fiction overall, ...

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