Jimmy does Vogue: As if to remind the tennis public of the generation who first made tennis glam, this month’s Men’s Vogue does a piece on Jimmy Connors (now back in the fray as Andy Roddick‘s coach). Check it out. (more at MV‘s tennis hub) If we lived in New York, we’d do the same: […]
Archives for August 2007
We’re sad we missed it: TSF faves Guga Kuerten played doubles with Robby Ginepri at this year’s U.S. Open. They faced Brazilians Marcelo Melo and Andre Sa in the first round, and lost 7-6 (5), 6-2. Guga’s optimistic and baggage-free with his recovery from hip surgeries, and is using doubles as a segue back into […]
At this year’s U.S. Open, Hungarian SEWTAer Agnes Szavay knocked off the hard-hitting Michaella Krajicek in the second round 7-6 (4), 6-3. She did so wearing the simple white dress she’s had all summer — an outfit designed by compatriot Marta Makany. On the catwalk: Above are photos of of Makany’s ’07/’08 collection presented on […]
The match of the 2007 U.S. Open‘s first week will likely be tonight’s five-set — that’s 6-4, 3-6, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4 — win by hometown hero James Blake over Frenchman Fabrice Santoro. The Frenchman is nicknamed “The Magician” for his shotmaking abilities; his arsenal of slices, lobs, and angles created by two-handed grips on both […]
Maria Sharapova beat Australia’s Casey Dellacqua tonight 6-1, 6-0. She played under the lights again, so it will be at least until the third round before we get to see her day dress in action. Meanwhile, here’s a closer look at her U.S. Open shoes.