Before you croak…: Of the 101 things ESPN.com suggests that all sports fans must experience before they die, three tennis events made the list: Wimbledon (No. 9), the U.S. Open (No. 30), and — to Collette Lewis‘ surprise — the USTA boys tennis championship (No. 71) in Kalamazoo, Michigan. Venus’ significant win: I wish more […]
short balls "c" edition: carson, canas, cbs, college tennis, etc.
It’s on for Carson: The city adds a few more notches to its tennis belt. The Home Depot Center will host both a men’s and women’s Challenger tournaments in the early summer. Not so fast, TTC: CBS announced that they have cut a more profitable deal with the USTA in renewing their coverage of the […]
Bjorn Borg recycles. So should you.
The Wimbledon master loves, loves, LOVES his striped sweater. He wore it while promoting his London underwear model search last month, and got cozy with it watching McEnroe play Wilander. You’d think someone who owned his own clothing line would use this opportunity to push variety. But I guess there’s something to be said about […]
short balls: borg underwear model search in London; federer's girlfriend; martina in philly
Borg’s UK Model Search: Towleroad brings us news of Bjorn Borg‘s recent model search in London. From what I’ve seen of models they’ve used in the past, only the guy on the left would make the cut… The woman behind the man: Mirka Vavrinec, longtime girlfriend of Roger Federer, gets a slight profile in this […]
short balls – SBJ edition: FILA, U.S. Open Series Bus
More from this week’s SportsBusiness Journal: The USTA will promote the 2007 U.S. Open Series with a $3.5 million ad campaign. At least two dozen players, including Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, James Blake, Rafael Nadal, and Andy Roddick filmed spots when the bus made a stop in La Quinta. Unfortunately, the bus won’t be travelling […]
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