MELBOURNE – It has not gone unnoticed on social media that Venus Williams’ hitting partner has been working out extremely hard. 🙂 Continue reading
Rarely are big names in tennis born this late in the year. But there are a few notables today.
Players from around the planet celebrate.
A global selection celebrates.
Whither Alona Bondarenko as she hits the big 3-0?
To commemorate their meeting Sunday in the Gstaad final, a collection of the finest of Pablo Andujar and Juan Mónaco.
News and notes from around the courts today.
One: Baby blue bandannas
Two: Solid, seasoned competition in the hottie department.
The flying dreadlocks of Dustin Brown make for fabulous photos, any time.
But take a sunny day in Australia, a little shirtlessness (yes, we can be shallow) and that’s a perfect storm.
****Postscript to this – Perhaps those twinges we witnessed Haas dealing with during practice weren’t nothing after all. He retired in the second set of his match Monday against Guillermo Garcia-Lopez.******
MELBOURNE – At 35, the No. 12 seed in the Australian Open men’s singles draw is as fine as ever.
And – big news – he now, finally, has a clothing deal. Continue reading