Friday, September 21, 2007
One other question: who's the cutie in the white shirt sitting to Rafa's left in the very top picture? Hmmm....
(images via Polfoto, Terra.es)
Thursday, September 20, 2007
We've been covering the very successful return of Lindsay Davenport to the WTA Tour. She's competing this week at the China Open and has reached the quarterfinals with a win over Greece's Eleni Daniilidou, 7-5, 6-3. In a recent interview, the former World No. 1 spoke about being a working mom, getting the balance right, and her thoughts on another mom-to-be, the now-retired Kim Clijsters:
Wednesday, September 19, 2007
I suppose this media placement for Ana Ivanovic wouldn't technically fall under her Global Domination Tour since it's from a Serbian rag and she's quite the star there already. In any case, the World No. 6 was was the subject of a Q & A by Serbia's Story Magazine.
Some of the choice - and strangely interesting - questions and answers from the interview:
Tuesday, September 18, 2007
The ATP has commissioned life-size Terracotta Warrior statues to made of the top 8 players to reach the Masters Cup in Shanghai, China at the end of the (tennis) year.
French sculptor Laury Dizengremel is creating these statues in China and they will be unveiled as a group at an event for the Masters Cup, which begins November 11.
Chaky was more direct and said, "If you haven't played Fed Cup all year, it wouldn't be fair just to show up for the final," [...] "It's not fair to all the other girls who committed themselves to the team's cause."
(images vis masalatalk, getty)
Monday, September 17, 2007
Ok, fine: The baby bump is a no-go, apparently. Gossip weekly OK! magazine, reporting on the Serena Williams' pregnancy rumors, contacted her representative for a comment. According to the article, the rep confirmed "Serena is not pregnant."
(images via AP Photo)
A mom's moment: After almost a year off from competitive play, Lindsay Davenport surprised everyone, including herself, by winning the Bali Open. The 3-time Grand Slam champ defeated slendar Slovak Daniela Hatuchova in the final 6-4, 3-6, 6-2.
After announcing her return to the tennis tour recently with son Jaggar at her side, the former World No. 1 came full circle and brought her son out again to help her celebrate the win. "I'm a little bit in shock," said Davenport. "It's just overwhelming and exciting. I swear this is probably the first tournament I've played in four years where I didn't have anything wrong with my lower extremities."
(images via AP Photo)
Sunday, September 16, 2007
A living legend is recognized
Nole has a hot box
Even Liza wants to be like Roger
Andre as Ambassador of Elegance
A fashionista visits Fashion Week
A king and his court
Tennis stars take a bite of the Big Apple
The Chinese get psyched for the China Open
A mom makes her return
Jake and friend take in some tennis
Stan Smiths take a world view
Serena visits Zac and Tommy
Sania talks Sunfeast
What's up with Anna?
A legend's life coming to the big screen
Gay for pay?
A cover girl continues to grow
The tennis afterlife for a Spanish star
Boris hits a birdie
The continuing saga that is FED CUP...
Roger and the women who love him
To be like Anna
A starlet has eyes for the camera