The best way to spend time off after Wimbledon? Take up golf.
Maria Sharapova posted a photo of her first golf lesson on Twitter this week, and she appears to be a natural. Some solid wrist hinge on the backswing! Sharapova is a five-time major champion, a lefty that had to compete against one of the greatest players her sport had ever seen in her prime. She’s just like Phil! In a few weeks, she’ll have a chance to do something Mickelson could never do: win a U.S. Open, the year’s final major in tennis.
The men’s top-ranked player also is spending time away from the court on the course. Novak Djokovic posted a photo of himself on a Team Europe-themed golf cart with a plea to 2016 Ryder Cup captain Darren Clarke.