my mid-day pick-me-up



Nope, I’m not done with Wimbledon yet: TENNIS magazine’s Peter Bodo winds down his grass season blogging with some anecdotes; first up is this entry on the on-court antics of French doubles team Arnaud Clement and Michael Llodra.

More tennis marketing ploys: This year’s China Open held an open call for a theme song and received over 1,300 entries. And their “Kappa Tennis Cheering Squad Show” (what an awesome name!!) will send winners to compete in the final Beijing round of the Miss World competition.

Making me hungry: Officials for the 2012 Olympic games unveiled the plans for their Pringles-esque Velodrome. The consortium involved with the design includes Hopkins Architects, the firm who designed the LTA National Tennis Centre.

(OT) Mocassins en vogue: NYT‘s David Colman makes a case for Top-Siders.

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>> men’s doubles: clement and llodra roll in lacoste + trophy watch
>> a look back at our wimbledon coverage

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