Archive for February 19th, 2007

tennis trophies

February 19, 2007

This week’s trophies — from tournaments in Brazil, Marseilles, Bangalore, San Jose, and Antwerp — range from simple (read: generic) to extravagant. Of course, I would be crazy not to highlight the Proximus Games’ diamond-encrusted tennis racket, a prize awarded to any player who wins the tournament 3 times in 5 years. Mauresmo achieved this feat this past Sunday:

The racket has 1,700 diamonds and is worth 1 million euro.

The rest of this week’s trophies are below the cut.

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