This week’s winners include Maria Kirilenko taking the PTT Pattaya Open title over Sabine Lisicki, and Mona Barthel beating Sara Errani to win the Open GDF Suez.
bethanie dances at the moulin rouge
No Nicole in sight. This last week, Bethanie Mattek-Sands visited Moulin Rouge in Paris. Need we say more? Video below. TSF Vault: Bethanie Mattek-Sands (Image and video via WTA)
trophy watch: acronym edition
SAP: At the SAP Open in San Jose, Fernando Verdasco beat a top-ten player for the first time in 15 tries with his 3-6, 6-4, 6-4 upset of Andy Roddick. Andy was none too happy about a few line calls that didn’t go his way. GDF: Top seed Elena Dementieva needed three sets to overcome […]
how many pleated plackets could a placket pleater pleat?
Tathiana Garbin is the main mascot for Sergio Tacchini now that Flavia Pennetta has switched over to adidas. Say that ten times fast: At the 2010 Australian Open, Garbin wore both a tank top and a polo for competitive play; the pieces both have some bold detailing (a pleated placket for the polo; pleated vents […]
once you’re toast, you get toasted
Guga was awarded with the Cruz do Mérito Desportivo (Cross of Sporting Merit) yesterday in Brasilia. This is the the Brazil’s highest honor awarded to athletes. And at this week’s Open GDF SUEZ tournament in Paris, the women celebrated the recent retirement of two-time Grand Slam champ Amelie Mauresmo, whose post-pro life will be devoted […]