It’s OK to have an excuse to bring these pictures up again, right? We always love “what-if” situations, so how about a fun, imaginative one today? What if you had the option of participating in any of the below. Which would you rather?
This Day in Bald History: how brilliant is this website? Will Andy make the cut? Get it? Cut?! Oof. (Image via TDIBH)
It’s been a while: Click the image to watch Clijsters talk about regaining the tour’s top spot. (Screengrab/ WTA video)
While Kim Clijsters lost in straight sets on Sunday to Petra Kvitova in Paris, she still came out of the week as the WTA‘s new world no. 1, displacing Caroline Wozniacki. Clijsters was last no. 1 in March of 2006, a mere 256 weeks ago. So what do you think of Kim re-taking the top spot? Or perhaps the better question: When will Kvitova be no. 1?!
There are probably too many to choose from, so we’ll let you guys decide: Which was the moment you’ll remember from this year’s Australian Open the most? There was plenty to talk about over the two weeks of the tourney, including a wacky week one. Did Rafa’s exit surprise you? Or how about the way Roger and Murray went down to eventual-champ Djokovic in straights? Li Na made it a step closer to a slam title, but Clijsters was there with her agility and power. Can anyone stop her?
More afterthoughts to come this week… but for now, we’ll leave it up to you.
(mark dadswell/ getty images)
Week one of the Australian Open is over and done with: seven days of play down, seven to go. But there were seven instances out of the tennis norm that caught our eye, and we’re wondering for today’s Sunday Survey: which moment was the wackiest? Choose in the survey below. And if you’re not sure what we’re referencing, check out videos on each occurrence after the jump.
Click here for a video vault on all seven moments. [Read more…]
Feel free to comment on if you’ve ever seen Rafa’s hair more frizzy. And we want proof. | On SI: Media day
There are so many questions that could be asked. But what about the ultimate one: Who is going to win the Australian Open? We’re sure you’ve filled out your AO brackets on the Tennis Channel web site already, and have them printed out next to your remote for tonight’s opening-day action. So who’s is gunna be? Men and women, go. | Full TV sched
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Move over, Jesus! Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal prove that they are superhuman, too, by playing some on-water tennis to preview the upcoming event in Doha.
We’re wondering: who is going to have the bigger and better year? Roger or Rafa?
The men have already kicked off the final week of the ATP Tour calendar for 2010 at the ATP World Finals in London. Andy Murray has made easy work of Robin Soderling while Roger Federer does battle with David Ferrer later tonight.
Who do you think is set to end the year with a bang?
(getty photo via atp web site)