street ball

Tennis has always been a country club, countryside sort of sport. Monday in Toronto, however, it was urban as it could get when Caroline Wozniacki and Ana Ivanovic took to the streets downtown in an exhibition event for this week’s Rogers Cup.

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See more Toronto street ball, an urban tennis classic and our favorite Monday hair-do after the cut.

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Wozniacki was having a ball on the pavement, but do you remember the all-time most famous tennis-in-the-lanes moment? It might be here:

And no, that’s not bed head. That’s Venus sporting a sexy do for media day at the Rogers. We sure hope she takes that hair to the court, don’t you?

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(lead-in pic via the nyt; two after-jump pics via yahoo)


  1. Lindsay S says:

    Love Venus’s new, natural hair. HATE the t-shirt though. The pattern is very Laura Ashley.

  2. I love that street tennis commercial with Pete and Andre. So classic.

  3. i agree entirely with Lindsay S.

  4. This is the video from the street ball – so amazing!

  5. don’t forget the stuff they did in auckland a few years ago

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