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brazil and canada played by the rules

April 10, 2007

You can always count on the Canadians to do things by the book. Very little of their on-court uniform at last weekend’s Davis Cup tie against Brazil (in Brazil) could confuse them for the locals:


Dancevic against the Brazilian, Melo; Polansky

Canadian colors all the way.


Daniel Nestor and Frederic Niemeyer; with costume change

And Brazil stuck to their colors:


Flavio Saretta; Guga Kuerten playing doubles with Andre Sa

If only all countries could follow in their footsteps.

p.s. Brazil won. It’s good to know that even if Guga doesn’t make it far in ATP tournaments, we’ll at least be seeing him at the next round of Davis Cup (barring injury, of course). Here they are, celebrating:



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tattoo watch: davis cup

April 7, 2007

Flavio Saretta, playing against Frederic Niemeyer of Canada in Davis Cup.

I’m really excited that more of the men are paying attention to what they wear (e.g., matching their sweatbands to their rackets or shirts).

Though he gets a demerit for NOT having “BRASIL” on the back of his shirt, unlike his countryman, Ricardo Melo (right):

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