Archive for June 29th, 2010

we change our mind

June 29, 2010

Instead of all that stuff, we’ll just take one order of this guy.

Buy: Wimbledon Authentic Laurel Print T-Shirt, £20.00, wimbledon.org.

(image via wimbledon.org)

tsf picks from the rest of the wimbledon store

June 29, 2010

The rest: Towels aside, there are some fun finds at the 2010 Wimbledon e-store, including some intriguing items like throw pillows and bedding. If you’re willing to drop a few pounds (sorry, it never gets old!) here are some recommendations:

TSF picks: (top row, left to right) Strawberry socks, £6.00; Faux Silk Cushion, £20.00; Turquoise travel bag, £15.00; (middle row:) Classic Distressed Racquets T-Shirt, £23.00; Polo Ralph Lauren Wimbledon 10 Jersey T-Shirt, £45.00; Boy’s Print T-Shirt, £16.00; (bottom row:) Polo Ralpy Lauren Diagonal Stripe Polo, £100.00; Tennis Shorts, £33.00; Polo Ralph Lauren Big Pony Mesh Polo (in Empire Purple), £85.00.

(screengrabs via shop. wimbledon.org)

bury the hatchet or fuel the flame?

June 29, 2010

It has just been announced that this coming February’s BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden — in 2010 an event contested by Venus, Ana Ivanovic, Kim Clijsters, and Sveta Kuznetsova — will this time feature Agassi, Sampras, Lendl, and McEnroe in a renewal of their classic rivalries.

John and Ivan will play a one-set pro match (first to eight) and the Agassi/Sampras matchup will be a best-of-three. TSF’s curious to see how the latter will pan out, especially in light of Andre’s malfunction at Indian Wells this year. (Hey, if Kournikova and Hingis can kiss and make up, why can’t these two?)

But not to take away from the event’s a noble cause: to bring awareness to our sport through the “Tennis Night in America” initiative, a collaboration between BNP Paribas and the USTA.

Info: For more info about the event, to be held on February 28, 2011, visit tennisshowdown.com.

practice makes perfect: the men get ready for the quarterfinals

June 29, 2010

The men are set up for their quarterfinal match-ups at this year’s Wimbledon; the final eight still include the top four seeds. (Draw: Men’s Singles.) See their practice pics after the cut…

boldly going where no woman has gone before

June 29, 2010

The 2010 Wimbledon women’s semifinals now set: it’s Serena against Kvitova and Zvonareva (d. Clijsters!) against Pironkova (d. Venus!!!!!!!!!!!).

I once thought about bedazzling a band-aid to put on my eyebrow (after I took out a piercing). I never went through with it, but Serena’s nails are making me think about the lack of Swarovski in my home medical kit.

(image via Getty Images)


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