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June 2008 Articles (257)

FASHION FIX: The trench coat makes a comeback just in time for Wimbledon's weather

So y'think there's a big trench coat trend happening in London these days?



Most likely inspired by the notorious summer rains of the English capital, some ballers and their S.O.'s have been spotted working the classic style.



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Added by tennis baller on June 24, 2008 at 7:28am — No Comments

Austinites

I'm looking for someone to hit and play some matches with. I used to play number one for my high school (which was a great team) and helped coach my first year of college. I haven't played for four years, but am ready to get back into shape and on the court again! I miss it bunches... if anyone's interested let me know! I'm willing to drive anywhere in the Austin area. I live off of Red River near 38th st. I might be rusty the first few times, but assure you that my game isn't just awful.… Continue

Added by Lisa Thomas on June 23, 2008 at 6:45pm — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Brit baller Baltacha gets FCUK'ed

WARNING: So I'm "zooming" in again people and it happens to be on Elena Baltacha's left boob. Read on at your own peril...



The Brit baller, who… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 5:09pm — 2 Comments

Rafa + Xisca relationship outed, "It was a well-kept secret..." says Uncle Toni

You know you're grabbing more global fame when the media is hawking on your supposedly "secret" girlfriend Rafael Nadal.



Thanks to DtL! readers Lisa + LR for tipping me… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 5:07pm — 3 Comments

Another hairy situation solved: del Potro gives hair a good name



Juan Martin del Potro
made a smooth start to his Wimbledon campaign. The 19-year old Argentine pummeled Czech Pavel Snobel 6-4, 6-2, 6-3 and will take on rising Swiss… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 5:06pm — 2 Comments

FASHION FIX: Nole defeats Berrer, turns turquoise + white for Wimbledon

After all my bitching and complaining, adidas finally gave Novak Djokovic some new tennis duds for his march towards a first Wimbledon title - yippee!… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 12:03pm — No Comments

Separated at Birth: Serena vs. Jennifer Hudson

Serena Williams debuted a new Nike trench-style warmup jacket and blown-out hair for her first-round match (which she won) at Wimbledon… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 10:09am — 3 Comments

FASHION FIX: Fed opens Centre Court, debuts classic cardigan moment



Roger Federer made his annual fashion walk at 1pm to open match play on Centre Court, an honor given to the defending men's champion at Wimbledon.…



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Added by tennis baller on June 23, 2008 at 9:25am — No Comments

Wimbledon Picks

I picked Federer and Jancovic for the French...and we know how that ended up.

My picks for Wimbledon?

Men's: Federer (look, no one thought an injured Tiger could win the US Open either...)

Women's: Sharapova

What say you?

WhatsAllTheRacquet.com

Added by Bob Wallace on June 23, 2008 at 7:38am — 1 Comment

Rafa's Wimbledon Blog



Rafael Nadal is writing a blog for Times Online during Wimbledon fortnight and he has also agreed to answer your questions.



Here is the excerpt from his blog:…



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Added by Svetlana on June 23, 2008 at 2:50am — No Comments

Hottest Wimbledon team



Definitely Maria Kirilenko and Flavia Pennetta!





They qualified for Wimbledon in their third competition together (won Estoril and reached the second round at the French).…



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Added by Svetlana on June 23, 2008 at 2:49am — No Comments

SIGHTING: Rafa tries out no. 1...Court no. 1 that is

French Open champ Rafael Nadal was spotted on Court 1 sharpening his grass-court game as he marches towards a first Wimbledon title and the world's top ranking.



Could this be foreshadowing for the 22-year old Spaniard? We'll soon… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 22, 2008 at 1:48pm — No Comments

New photos form the book "Venus Williams" revealed



We already showed some amazing photos from the book "Venus Williams" and I can't wait to buy the book and see the whole collection, but until then, here are some more photos so you can enjoy in this really… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 22, 2008 at 1:39pm — No Comments

Wimbledon Photos

The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 Previews

Image details: The Championships - Wimbledon 2008 Previews served by picapp.com…
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Added by Svetlana on June 22, 2008 at 1:38pm — No Comments

Maria in shorts and top at the Wimbledon!



Maria confirmed she will be wearing shorts and top at the Wimbledon. She will be sporting the Nike Sharapova Wimbledon Sleeveless Top and the… Continue

Added by Svetlana on June 22, 2008 at 1:37pm — No Comments

Sister Act 3 (Wimbledon Women's Quarterfinal Predictions)

It doesn't matter if she hasn't come within a mile of even making a final this year: When it gets around Wimbledon time, you'd have to be hard-pressed to go against Venus Williams winning. Everything's all good when she gets on the grass, and that's why I'm going with her to win her fifth title. (Vote here if you agree or disagree.) And I'm expecting her to play a pretty familiar foe in the finals—baby sis Serena. But this time, it's Venus'… Continue

Added by Van Sias on June 22, 2008 at 12:44pm — No Comments

Comment of the Week: Anonymous on Bartoli

(Hey people - I'm starting a new "Comment of the Week" post today. DtL! has been getting so many great, interesting, brutally honest and hysterical comments lately from readers around the world that I thought it would be the best way to showcase the best of the best, or worst of the worst I suppose. Anyway, here we go!)…



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Added by tennis baller on June 22, 2008 at 12:44pm — No Comments

FASHION FIX: Fed debuts new white + gold Nike Vapors for Wimbledon



Roger Federer gave a sneak peek at the new Nike Vapors from the White/Gold Collection that he'll be wearing during the Wimbledon fortnight. The trainers feature his "… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 22, 2008 at 11:22am — No Comments

SIGHTING: Nole + Maria on practice courts doing anything but practicing

Novak Djokovic and Maria "Shriek"apova were spotted together on the Wimbledon practice courts though I don't see much practicing going on here.…



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Added by tennis baller on June 22, 2008 at 11:06am — No Comments

FASHION FIX: The Williams sisters go classic for Wimbledon, but Venus adds a sexy touch

The Williams sisters, who were pioneers in the development of women's tennis fashion + style, have revealed their outfits for this year's Wimbledon. And what the pieces lack in bells and whistles they gain with classic styling mixed with modern… Continue

Added by tennis baller on June 22, 2008 at 10:30am — No Comments

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