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Adidas Trying the Scarcity Trick with Stan Smith Shoes

For the last few years, classic sneakers have had a bit of a renaissance in the marketplace.  Leading the way has been the early Nike, Vans, and of course the iconic white and green accented Stan Smiths.  In 2012, Adidas stopped production and distribution of the Smiths, and shoe connoseurs took notice: New Stan Smiths were hard to come by.

The idea is to build up demand through scarcity and…


Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 31, 2014 at 10:00am — No Comments

BNP Paribas Open Creates Quiz Contest About New Amenities

BNP Paribas Open, held at the Indian Wells Tennis Garden in Southern California, has announced a 15-day giveaway for a 2014 Grand Prize including a two-night tennis package to the world-famous tennis event including luxury accommodations, dining and spa certificates, and more tournament prizes.

(PRWEB) January 24, 2014…


Added by Mark / The Mayor on January 28, 2014 at 9:00pm — No Comments

US Open Approved for $500M Expansion

The U.S. Tennis Association bought the support of many outraged park advocates with a $10 million donation to Queens’ flagship park - enough to grease the wheels for a nearly unanimous approval of its expansion plan by the City Council Wednesday.

The 47-1…


Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 25, 2013 at 12:00pm — 1 Comment

Straight Talk from the Tennis Coach


I want to thank Danai C Samuriwo from tenniswithD for writing my guest blog today.  I met Danai through the tennisopolis social network.  Danai is  very involved in the tennis world as a tennis teaching pro, club manager, tennis shop owner and a top-level tennis player himself. …


Added by Sandra on April 19, 2012 at 8:30am — No Comments

And while the King was looking down...

Added by Mark / The Mayor on July 1, 2011 at 10:05pm — 2 Comments

Looking for people to hit with at Prospect Park

Hi. I can hit but could use any advice on serving. There are courts in Prospect Park or near that are area of Brooklyn. If interested message me.

Added by Paul Phillip on June 1, 2011 at 7:55pm — No Comments

The Beauty of Tennisopolis

This is how Tennisopolis works. Any questions? :-)
Just like a high school dance, the best way to get a partner is by stepping up and saying "Hi".
(This street art was recently spotted in Brooklyn.)

Added by Mark / The Mayor on September 18, 2010 at 1:00pm — 5 Comments



Here is a piece from the first installment - an interesting look at how racquets like the new EXO3 line get developed - from the person who manages performance racquet development at Prince:

Hello… Continue

Added by Prince on January 23, 2009 at 11:35am — No Comments

Vogue Cocktail Party for the Maria Sharapova/Cole Haan Collaboration

On Monday night Vogue was hosting an intimate cocktail party in honor of the announcement that tennis ace Maria Sharapova has officially been crowned the new face of Cole Haan Sporting.

Anna Wintour, Jason Wu, Peter Som, Malin Akerman, Taylor Momsen, Nastia Liukin and Thakoon Panichgul attended the event too.…


Added by Svetlana on September 13, 2008 at 7:54am — No Comments

Serena Williams attended Lebron’s cocktail party

Serena Williams were spotted among other athletes and entertainers who came out to support basketball star LeBron James as he hosted a cocktail party and shopping event at the Ralph Lauren Mansion on behalf of his charity,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 13, 2008 at 6:33am — No Comments

Tennis stars at the New York Fashion Week

The US Open is over, but tennis stars are still in New York. Maria Sharapova, Serena and Venus Williams were spotted at the… Continue

Added by Svetlana on September 13, 2008 at 6:32am — No Comments

Rafael Nadal - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. I guess there was a little bit of a scare out there today in round 1. I guess all the talk about facing Federer, you have to worry about the Mardy Fishes and the Robby Ginepris of the world before you worry about a championship?

RAFAEL NADAL: I never talk about playing… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:48pm — No Comments

Jelena Jankovic - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. It seems like this time of the year every year you come out on the court with either your knee bandaged or thigh or ankle. It didn't appear like you had any bracing this evening. What's your general state of health?

JELENA JANKOVIC: Well, at the moment, you know, I'm… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:47pm — No Comments

James Blake - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. Was there ever a point tonight where you felt like a little defeated, like tonight wasn't your night?

JAMES BLAKE: No, I try not to let those kind of doubts get into it. If it's set, you think more about the fact that anything can happen, not that it's not your night or you're… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Elena Dementieva - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. How did you feel out there today? I'm just wondering if you felt a little sluggish.

ELENA DEMENTIEVA: Well, you know, really it's very hard not to think about the Olympic Games, you know, and very difficult to refocus and just to get ready, you know, for the Open, because… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:46pm — No Comments

Andy Murray - US Open 25. August Interview

Q. Thoughts on that, Andy?

ANDY MURRAY: I thought it was pretty decent. Didn't lose my serve the whole match. I thought he played pretty well for, you know, about a set and a half. He was hitting his forehand really hard and making me do a bit of running. It was a decent test… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:45pm — 2 Comments

Jelena Jankovic shines at the US Open!

I already said that I don't like yellow, but I have to congrats to Reebok for doing this amazing dress for Jelena. She looks really gorgeous!

Yellow dress, yellow hair rubber, glitter in her hair,… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:43pm — No Comments

U.S. Open 40th Anniversary Celebration

Last night the US Open preformed a grandiose celebration of the 40th anniversary of open era tennis and the 40 U.S. Open champions at the Arthur Ashe Stadium court.

New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg was a keynote speaker.

“On behalf of the city of New… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Video - Tour Celebrates 35th Anniversary

35th Anniversary celebrations of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour in New York, featuring Billie Jean King and a whole host of past and current legends of women's… Continue

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:41pm — No Comments

WTA 35th Anniversary Benefit Party Photos

WTA 35th Anniversary Benefit Party
WTA 35th Anniversary Party

Added by Svetlana on August 26, 2008 at 1:40pm — No Comments

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