Rolex? Check. Visa emblem? Check. Looks like two-time 2011 titlelist Juan Martin del Potro is making the most of his sideline time, having signed up to be one of the mascots for Visa‘s sports sponsorship program. (But JFTR, that muscle tear in his left thigh leaves participation at this year’s French up in the air. […]
por que no pompa?
Tennis isn’t the same without your pompadour, Fernando. Bring it back! Scoreline: The seventh seed beat local (and wildcard) James Ward in four sets 6-7 (8), 7-6 (1), 6-2, 6-4. Up next for the Spaniard is Kristof Vliegen, who also beat a wildcard, Mahut. (image via Getty Images)
asian tennis: nino gets hometown love, indians in australia, and noppawan the number one.
We do want to send some love to Filipino Francis Casey “Nino” Alcantara for winning the Australian Open junior doubles title with Taiwanese partner Cheng-Peng Hsieh. This is the first time in a very long while that the Philippines has actively participated in tennis not as fans (anyone else aside from Maricris Fernandez)? The Philippine […]
(off-topic) more photos: ryan mcginley and annie leibovitz shoot hollywood, julian schnabel’s pink giant, polaroid shutters, etc.
Shake it while you can: The higher-ups at Polaroid have decided to get out of the instant camera business. They are shuttering their operations in Massachusetts, making enough film to last only through next year. You can keep your fingers crossed, though — there’s a likelihood of the technology being licensed for third-party production. But […]
la legion sigue ganando
La Legion keeps up with patriotic garb in Agustin Calleri‘s special kit from Diadora, which has the the Sol de Mayo graphic off-center on the front of the shirt. And David Nalbandian does his part wearing Yonex. Scoreline: Calleri and Nalbandian both won their first singles rubbers in Argentina’s Davis Cup tie against the Andy […]