Having skipped coverage of the clay court season leading up to the French, I’ve come to the table with an empty stomach. As some of you may recall from last summer’s U.S. Open, it is possible to overdose on watching tennis. And now, with the recent news and results of the circuit having faded from […]
Archives for May 2008
Before our post, a shout-out to Sandy Beverage… 19-year-old Russian Evgeniya Rodina gave Maria Sharapova a scare in the first round, taking a set off the top seed before falling 8-6 in the third during their first-round match. Props to Evgeniya for sporting Fila‘s Spring Heritage Dress (the separates of which Svetlana Kuznetsova wore back […]
Probable finalist Jelena Jankovic began her French Open fortnight with a two-set match against Monica Niculescu. The World No. 3 won the first set tiebreak 7-3 and breezed through the second, 6-2. Jelena wore the summer version of Reebok‘s RBK Pro Tradition Dress in Spa Blue. Buy: RBK Pro Tradition Dress, $39.99 at TW.com. That […]
Karl Lagerfeld revisits tennis for his 2008 spring/summer RTW collection for Chanel. While we saw many different colors of this racquet pop up during the runway show, it seems that the bright pink stick is the only one they produced for retail. Buy: Available for $595 at most Chanel boutiques. (photo from chanel.com)
We are in love with this poster designed by Austrian artist Arnulf Rainer for the 2008 French Open. Download: You can get a larger version of the poster here (PDF).