For your vest interest: We were all set and ready to make a trophy-bearing Nole, now 27-0 this season, our lead picture on this week’s Trophy Watch. That was until we saw this gem of a photograph with Arantxa Sanchez-Vicario with Barcelona doubles winners Iveta Benesova and Barbara Zahlova Strycova. We want, Arantxa! She’s holding her […]
The International Tennis Hall of Fame toasted this year’s inductees with a party at Cipriani on Friday night. That’s Vic Seixas (who? read up!) with Puma muse Guillermo Vilas; Jim Courier also makes an appearance.
While the women of France were busy representing their country in a Fed Cup tie against Italy (alas, they lost), the men were busy in finals; three of the six ATP-ers vying for titles were French: Fabrice Santoro, Nicolas Mahut, and Paul-Henri Mathieu. Félicitacions! At the Swiss Open orangefest, Mathieu (in adidas) lugs home a […]
Tradition and history trump innovation and design for this week’s trophies (we’re playing on grass, after all). Absent were the green trees, sailboats, and eagles. Instead, Halle, Birmingham (England), and Queen’s Club all doled out some mighty fine chalices. Simple. Classic. At the DFS Classic, Jelena Jankovic defeated Maria Sharapova in three sets (4-6, 6-3, […]
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