Perhaps just in shock after experiencing a Federer practice session, but an unusual number of folks were on hand to watch the relatively unknown Italian Flavio Cipolla finish out his drills. No need to twist my arm, though — we’re all about Flavio’s looks (buzzed hair) and signature bright blue Diadora shoes.
Speaking of, can we have a commissioner moment? The tours should give each player name plates to hang near the courts during their practices. This would make it easier for fans to familiarize themselves with the non-“names” of the tour, no?