Archive for March 6th, 2007

cosmic tennis?

March 6, 2007

Playing round robin tennis without light: it sounds like Etienne de Villiers‘ worst nightmare.

Actually, it’s a part of slew of promotional events surrounding the Sony Ericsson Open. The tournament organizers have planned Night Tennis Miami, an innovative “concept” that combines tennis, music, and fashion. Players donning special tennis whites will be illuminated only by UV light. Each game only lasts three minutes. Underhand serves only; no serve and volley. (You can read more about the rules in the press release).

They’ll also have video installations and a fashion show to go with each evening. How truly Miami.

And in case you want to play along at home…

via bongorama.com

serena’s a cat in the hat

March 6, 2007

serena - dr seuss
from Tennis.com

Serena Williams at the New York Public Library on March 2, 2007 to promote the NEA’s Read Across America Day (and celebrate the birthday of Dr. Seuss).

If you’re looking for something like that dress, I suggest this

(hot) potito watch 2007

March 6, 2007

Potito with his doubles partner Martin Vasallo at the Acapulco ATP Open this past week:

Martin and Potito

Potito and Martin

Official Potito Starace website (Italian)
Official website (English)

croatians doing good

March 6, 2007

ljubicic and ivanisevic

Even with one of them sidelined, the Croatians — Ivan Ljubicic and Goran Ivanisevic don’t miss a beat. They donated their winnings (plus ticket sale profits) to the Pediatric Hospital in Sarajevo. The money will be used to help children with cancer.


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