Archive for June 23rd, 2008

putting terra cotta to good use

June 23, 2008

Lest you thought those ATP terra cotta warriors — created by Laury Dizengremel for the 2007 Tennis Masters Cup — were languishing in storage (or were being used to plug leaks in the Three Gorges Dam), I can assure you that the statues are being put to good use. They’re making appearances at the All England Lawn and Tennis Club for this year’s Wimbledon tournament.

(photo by Getty Images)

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Cashing in his ass(ets)

June 23, 2008

BBC Radio personality Simon Mayo teamed up with Pat Cash to show off the network’s Wimbledon coverage for the upcoming fortnight. (Check out the website here.)

Cash takes it a step further by recreating a famous tennis girl pose. I’m not usually an ass man, but this made me do a double-take. If you need evidence for the physical benefits of playing tennis, here it is. NSFW after the cut…


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