Speaking of Metz (where ATP this week has a tour stop, the Open de Moselle), the city is now home to the Centre Pompidou-Metz, an outpost of the museum in Paris and designed by Shigeru Ban and partner Jean de Gastines.
The structure — in all its glue lam glory — is situated in the center of the city, making everyone ask whether it’ll do the same for Metz what the Guggenheim did for Bilbao. (Read: Christopher Hawthorne’s take in the LAT)
Brackets: The men are playing the quarterfinals today (Kohlschreiber upsets top-seeded Cilic; Simon needs three to beat Malisse; Zverev over Nieminen). See the results here.
(museum img src; player pic via Getty Images)