jersey ruffles make west coast debut

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That headless body belongs to Christina McHale. The American lost in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic this afternoon to Sam Stosur 6-1, 7-5.

McHale is a Jersey girl herself, so the ruffles you see on the shoulders and the skirt shouldn’t be too surprising. Snooki approves. The WTA has been missing some Jersey grit in its bloodstream lately, don’t you think? Without the Brooklyn bluntness of Jennifer Capriati, things have been a bit too Florifornia for us. We welcome Christina and her ruffles with open, orange-tanned arms.

To note: McHale scored two big exhibition wins a few weeks ago in New York, beating Melanie Oudin and Victoria Azarenka in New City. Another shot of McHale – head included – after the cut.

Stosur gave big thumbs up to McHale’s serve and forehand (sound like anyone familiar, Sam??) in her analysis of Christina’s game.

(photos by getty images via yahoo! sports)

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2 Responses to “jersey ruffles make west coast debut”

  1. Bleh Says:

    Um .. you know Capriatis from Florida right?

  2. nmccarvel Says:

    Jennifer lives there now and has for awhile, but born in Brooklyn to Italian parents.

    http://www.cbssports.com/tennis/players/playerpage/201624/2010/jennifer-capriati

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