More from this week’s SportsBusiness Journal: The USTA will promote the 2007 U.S. Open Series with a $3.5 million ad campaign. At least two dozen players, including Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, James Blake, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Roddick filmed spots when the bus made a stop in La Quinta. Unfortunately, the bus won’t be travelling […]
It’s okay, some of my best friends are whores: Here’s an unfortunately named — but I’m sure lovely — woman starting out her freshman year (and playing tennis) at the University of Tennessee, Knoxville. (via the Knoxville News Sentinel) Will it simulate real injuries, too?: Aspyr Media will release a PC version of Top Spin […]
taken from rafaelnadal.com I don’t want to hear a “flied lice” joke: In China they call him ‘Nadar’. Really. They do. The clamdiggers are here to stay: Some sketches of his new outfits, from the Mens Tennis Forum (via a Nadal blog). Nadal’s biceps are even like Goku’s: His favorite cartoon is Dragonball Z.
Ok, so I’ve just been living under a cave, perhaps, because who knew that Anna Kournikova still makes the news regularly! And not for stupid things like dying in the Bahamas or grabbing clippers from a hairdresser and then shaving her own head. She’s in the news for raising money and awareness for good causes, […]
From ronnyg’s flickr Lacoste sponsors a children’s clinic at the Dubai Duty Free Women’s Open this week. It’s just an article from a press release, but a few factoids: The crocodile logo came from a wager that Lacoste made with his team captain that if a certain match was won, the captain would buy him […]