Archive for May 25th, 2007

fashion: Orchard Street’s grand slam shirts, Nike’s new ad, and lacoste opens in Guam

May 25, 2007

What would I do without Hypebeast? They bring us these first two delicious bits of the day.

Summer Harvest: Orchard Street just released their Summer ’07 collection, which features some Grand Slam-inspired shirts. I’m particularly in love with this one:

Take a look at the rest of the line and tell us your fave.

A new commercial: Nike has a new TV ad (for the “Tu Momentum” campaign) with basketball star Pau Gasol, Rafael Nadal, and soccer player Ronaldinho, all showing off their skills in an Amores Perros/Fight Club-type setting:

Crocodiles in Guam: The Pacific Island gets its own Lacoste store on Saturday. (via Pacific Daily News)

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short balls: a SECOND federer/sampras exhibition, a russian tennis flick, and more french open

May 25, 2007

Pete Sampras booked through the fall: Pistol Pete has already announced his second date with Roger Federer, this one at the Malaysian Open. (As we mentioned yesterday, the other exhibition will be in Macao.) (via The Star)

Hewitt’s chances at the French: The weight of an Australian Roland Garros title sits squarely on the shoulders of “Little Lleyton” Hewitt. (via The Age)

Some baguettes in the oven: The French Tennis Federation (FFT) hopes to crank out some Grand Slam champs in the near future. They’ve already got an amazing coaching infrastructure. They’re hoping that new facilities in Cannes and Aix-en-Provence will help the cause. (via Bloomberg.com)

Another tennis movie: The latest attempt at big screen success — From Russia With Racquet. Clips galore here. (via Talk Tennis)

Ready yourself for the water cooler: (or the Flavia machine?) Bone up on the French Open with SI.com’s quick preview.


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