The Mother of Us All

We thought that Sybille Bammer was only the mother of our hearts, but it turns out that she is one of only three mothers (of children, not hearts) on the WTA Tour (one, Rossana De Los Rios, was blown out by Venus Williams today, and the other is Lindsay Davenport).

Her seven-year-old daughter, Tina, is known for telling tennis fans to be quiet “because Mummy is concentrating.”

Bammer, as everyone knows, yesterday moved on to the third round, where she will face Tatiana Perebiynis. If all goes according to the Lord’s plan and Bammer is triumphant, she could very well play Davenport in an improbable Battle of the Moms in the Round of 16.