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June 2008 Articles (257)

FASHION FIX: Elena makes quarterfinals - will those spandex biker shorts follow?



Elena Dementieva's game may be coming together but her fashion is falling apart at the French Open. The Russian made the quarterfinals today, her best showing since her runner-up finish to Anastasia Myskina in 2004, by… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 2, 2008 at 9:28am — 1 Comment

Doppelganger of Facebook Founder Zuckerberg Into French Open Quarters



Are we sure Mark Zuckerberg, founder of Facebook, isn't actually the 19 year-old tennis player, Ernests Gulbis of Latvia? We dare you to tell us which is which.



We wouldn't even have a chance to realize he looked like the young web mogul had he not been cutting through his French Open draw so cleanly. So far he's defeated Simon Greul, James Blake, Nicolas Lapentti and Michael Llodra so far. He… Continue

Added by Bob Wallace on June 2, 2008 at 8:54am — 1 Comment

Roland Garros Day Eight Photos

French Open - Roland Garros 2008 Day Eight

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Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 4:30am — No Comments

Ana Ivanovic to Appear on Cover of FHM



Serbian beauty will grace cover of one more magazine, this time it's the cover of the August issue of Britain FHM.



The feature will probably have at least eight pages and promises to include some of Ana's best ever imagery. It goes on sale in Britain on 1 July, and other editions around the world are due to be published around the same… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 2, 2008 at 3:30am — 1 Comment

Quote of the Day: Mathieu



Even though he says clay is not his favorite surface, I think his game is perfectly suited to it. I think he can win the tournament.



- Paul-Henri Mathieu on Novak Djokovic's…
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Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 5:03pm — No Comments

Ginepri still alive in Paris, fans breathe sigh of relief

Color me impressed (and a few other things) by Robby Ginepri.



A fave member of the shirtless brigade, "Melons" as he's affectionately known to his many… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 4:48pm — No Comments

PHOTO OP: Schnyder's hair-raising run to Roland Garros quarters



Patty Schnyder is raising more than eyebrows at this French Open.



The 29-year old baller, playing in her 12th Roland Garros, equaled her best showing reaching… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 1, 2008 at 4:12pm — 3 Comments

Serbians Conquer Paris



12 Serbian players were at the beginning of Roland Garros this year.



Now we have 10 of them still in the competition and 5 of them who already reached quarters!… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 3:59pm — No Comments

Photo Of The Day

Two men protect themselves from the rain at Roland Garros - we have to admit, not so bad idea!!







(photo/PIERRE VERDY/AFP/Getty Images via Yahoo… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 2:55pm — 2 Comments

Nadal, Djokovic, Almagro, Gulbis Reach Quarters

Rafael Nadal keeps getting better at Roland Garros.



The world's second-ranked player turned in one of his most efficient matches at the French Open on Sunday, beating No. 22 Fernando Verdasco 6-1, 6-0, 6-2.



"I wish all my matches were like this one," Nadal said. "Here we don't want to have mercy for… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 2:22pm — No Comments

Video - Pop Quiz: Jankovic

Can world number three Jelena Jankovic count to 10 in French? Let's find… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 12:14pm — No Comments

Video - Roland Garros: Fernando Verdasco

Fernando Verdasco tells us how much he enjoys being in… Continue

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Ivanovic Unmerciful, Jankovic Overcome An Injury

Ana Ivanovic moved a step closer to winning a first Grand Slam title and by brushing aside Petra Cetkovska in a fourth round mismatch at Roland Garros.



The 20-year-old second seed won 6-0, 6-0 in just 54 minutes to underline her potential winner status.



In four straight sets wins so far, Ana has… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 9:13am — No Comments

Player Profile: Meet Janko Tipsarevic

Janko Tipsarevic (Janko Tipsarević) (Serbian Cyrillic: Јанко Типсаревић, born on June 22, 1984 in Belgrade) is a Serbian tennis player. His career high was #33, achieved on May 12, 2008.



In his career, he has won two Futures and nine tournaments from ATP Challenger Series. Tipsarevic has also won the 2001 Australian Open junior title. He is currently ranked No. 33 player… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 8:46am — No Comments

Who Has The Best Tattoo?

I love tattoos (I have 5!) and I just couldn't and not to mention it here. I found several , but my favorite one is Alona Bondarenko's back tattoo. It looks really good on her!





Probably the most tattooed guy is Janko Tipsarevic. He has several of them.…

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Added by Svetlana on June 1, 2008 at 8:30am — 4 Comments

Ana Ivanovic Signs With Rolex

"Ivanovic will match her Rolex watch with her adidas shoes and clothing, while she's driving her Verano Motors' Peugeot with her Yonex racquet in the back seat, and simultaneously with all that she'll be taking Juice PLUS+."



Whew...that's a lot of sponsors...



Ivanovic will be the only female tennis player to serve as an ambassador for Rolex.



More products of the pros… Continue

Added by Bob Wallace on June 1, 2008 at 8:12am — No Comments

French Open women's mauve t-shirt

100%, cool color and cropped at the bottom and on the sleeves. But what we really liked was the faded layout of Stade Roland Garros. This is a fun shirt.



Visit the French Open Store or at the French Open section of… Continue

Added by Bob Wallace on June 1, 2008 at 8:10am — No Comments

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