Great Britain will compete against Belgium in the final of the Davis Cup as they look to lift the famous trophy for the first time since 1936. In fact, Britain haven’t even reached the final since 1978 – a showpiece event that was won by the United States of America. Their opponents Belgium, meanwhile, have […]
happy, happy, joy, joy
For the curious: Steve Darcis is the tennis face for clothing brand J&Joy, whose logo is embroidered on the Belgian’s polos at this year’s French Open. Gael force: Darcis couldn’t upset a second Frenchman — he took out Michael Llodra, the tournament’s 22nd seed, in the first round — in his match against Gael Monfils. […]
the rest of team tacchini
While it can’t be argued that Novak Djokovic has upped Sergio Tacchini‘s profile a few notches (uhm, anyone who can do this to their moneymaker is a moneymaker), we’d like to point out what the other STers are doing their part to get the brand some airtime. You say “Christmas,” I say “Gucci”: Belgium’s Olivier […]
trophy watch: beijing goes big, orbs in japan, and a little slice of belgium
Frenchie Adrian Mannarino (Troy!) took out Steve Darcis in straight sets to take this little slice of the Ethias Tennis Trophy in Mons, Belgium. At the Rakuten Japan Open in Tokyo, Rafael Nadal beat Gael Monfils 6-1, 7-5 to grab his first post-US Open title this year. (He lost to Gigi Lopez in the Bangkok […]
trophy watch: pan-am games, mercedes cup, countrywide, etc.
This week’s trophy watch.