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March 2008 Articles (103)

BREAKING: Is Mirka Vavrinec pregnant?



Daily Tennis is reporting that Mirka Vavrinec, Roger Federer's long-time girlfriend, is pregnant. This would be the first child for both.



Can anyone out there confirm this news?



Thanks for the heads up Brent!…



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Added by tennis baller on March 20, 2008 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Creators of Marc Jacobs tennis ad revealed - and they model too!



Mystery solved: The identity of the artists behind the hilarious site I wrote about mocking a Marc Jacobs Summer 2008 ad campaign and featuring tennis legends… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 20, 2008 at 11:05am — No Comments

Fox Sports Net should never broadcast tennis matches again



Dear Fox Sports Net:



I have some feedback - you and your affiliate here in the New York City area, MSG, are doing a terrible job of covering the Pacific Life Open, one of the biggest tournaments in tennis… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 20, 2008 at 9:28am — 2 Comments

FASHION FIX: Nole defeats Cañas, works hazy shade of grey for adidas



Going grey: Hollywood player Novak Djokovic is playing lights out at the Pacific Life… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 20, 2008 at 8:48am — No Comments

For the love of tennis

I remember the first time I picked up a racquet. It was 1984 and I was tired of baseball. Baseball was war: long episodes of intense boredom interspersed with brief and intense moments of sheer terror. My terror was the left field, a position reserved for the untalented, a parking space. Every once in a while one of the talented would sending hurdling a missile aimed squarely at this, my position. I would panic fearing the attention and understanding that each of those relatively few failing… Continue

Added by Albert on March 20, 2008 at 1:41am — No Comments

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Added by Steve Viglione on March 19, 2008 at 9:53pm — No Comments

VIDEO VAULT: Seles brings two left feet, makeup, and stilettos to Dancing with the Stars

A lefty's two matching feet: Did you get to see Monica "El Stiffo" Seles bust a move on Monday's Dancing with the Stars? You're better off if you didn't - the smiling, giggly image of the 9-time Grand Slam champ you hold dear will still be… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 12:30pm — No Comments

Quote of the Day: Richard Williams on racism in tennis

"Tennis is a prejudice game. Well, I’m black and I’m prejudiced, very prejudiced. I’ll be always prejudiced as the white man. The white man hated me all my life and I hate him. That’s no secret. I’m not even an American, it just so happens that I was born in America. People are prejudiced in tennis. I don’t think Venus or…
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Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 11:52am — No Comments

THE LOW DOWN: Did A-Rod's relationship break the camel's back with Connors?



Insider info: Doug Robson, who provided great coverage of the US' Davis Cup win last season for… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 11:30am — 5 Comments

SIGHTING: Venus + Serena hit up ESPN the Magazine's 10th Anniversary party



Venus + Serena Williams, who continue to boycott Indian Wells since being involved in a… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 11:01am — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic pulls a Danny Noriega for next match - oh no!



Fun with fuschia: Attention-loving Jelena Jankovic is a tennis girl who likes to have fun with her style - for the… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 9:55am — 2 Comments

FASHION FIX: Radwanska mixes up game and outfit at Indian Wells



Mix and unmatch: Crafty up-and-comer Agnieszka Radwanska battled Ashley Harkleroad yesterday at Indian Wells and pulled out… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 19, 2008 at 9:13am — No Comments

You Cannot Be Serious: McEnroe + Borg featured in Marc Jacobs ad campaign?



Classic: Now THIS is how you mix tennis + fashion people.



I stumbled upon this hilarious spoof of a Marc Jacobs Summer 2008 ad campaign featuring John McEnroe +… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 18, 2008 at 2:48pm — No Comments

TENNIS.com's Tignor fears being a tennis journo may get you nowhere - and I agree!



Tennis journo Steve Tignor made his way to Indian Wells this week to cover the Pacific Life Open for… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 18, 2008 at 11:51am — 4 Comments

FASHION FIX: adidas competes with Nike for "worst tennis sponsorship"



More fashion faux pas: Not be outdone by competitor Nike, tennis sponsor adidas… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 18, 2008 at 11:05am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Nike continues frustrating sponsorship, feeds some players scraps



Oh Nike, Nike, Nike: Why do you continue to show your obvious disregard for our sport by continuing to blanket the courts with the same gear for these tennis ballers?



James Blake and… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 18, 2008 at 8:00am — No Comments

The state of Marion Bartoli: unfit or unflattering?

Firstly, I'd like to admit I haven't actually seen Marion Bartoli play recently in Doha or Indian Wells so these observations are purely based on these images. Plus, I like her attitude +… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 17, 2008 at 2:35pm — 1 Comment

PHOTO OP: Querry's non-dom hand is speaking!



Hands on: Remember our conversation about non-dom hands and the insightful things they say about a tennis baller? Well, what do you think … Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 17, 2008 at 11:31am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Who's that girl in the fun Fila dress?



Taking a Knapp: I spotted this Fila dress while searching through images from this weekend's Indian Wells matches and fell in love. The design is sweet and flirty with the pleated skirt yet jarring with the large darting in the… Continue

Added by tennis baller on March 17, 2008 at 9:44am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Ballers trade out tennis gear for runway styles at Indian Wells

Tennis + fashion - what could be more fun? Surely that's what the Pacific Life Open organizers were thinking when they pulled this show together.



Though the fashions leave MUCH to be desired, I always enjoy seeing our fave ballers off the court and out of their usual tennis duds.…



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Added by tennis baller on March 17, 2008 at 9:23am — No Comments

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