A stripe pattern pops up in the performance tennis apparel for Babolat’s Spring 2013 line. It appeared this week on qualifier Maxime Chazal at the Open 13 in Marseille.
trophy watch: llodra keeps his clothes on, venus makes her case, roddick hits back, etc.
Robredo rolls: Spaniard Tommy Robredo has been slowly compiling a successful 2009 (he’s 15-3 in match wins so far), adding to last week’s Brasil Open title a trophy from the Copa Telmex in Buenos Aires. As a part of a nine-match winning streak, Tommy took out 2007 champ Juan Monaco 7-5, 2-6, 7-6 (5). Roddick’s […]
What is Feliciano Lopez doing playing without a bandana? Does that mean we still get six more weeks of winter? He’s made it to the elite eight of this week’s Open 13 tournament in Marseilles after beating Dmitry Tursnunov 7-6 (4), 7-6 (1). Too bad Dima couldn’t seal the deal. Perhaps he was still thinking […]
fashion focus: checking in on li ning
That hazmat orange on Jelena Jankovic‘s dress spilled over from Ivan Ljubicic‘s kit from Li Ning. The former top-fiver has had a slow 2009 so far, losing in the second round of the Australian Open (to Tsonga) and in the first rounds of Zagreb, Rotterdam, and Marseille. We love the Guga-esque orange/blue/gold colorway of his […]