Tennis results, Feb 4-10, 2013: the ladies compete in Fed Cup ties and the men play for trophies in Zagreb, the VTR Open (Chile), and the Open Sud de France (Montpellier).
This week’s winners include Maria Kirilenko taking the PTT Pattaya Open title over Sabine Lisicki, and Mona Barthel beating Sara Errani to win the Open GDF Suez.
Pieces, people. Working. Sometimes the right trophies land in the right arms with the rights outfits covering the right bodies. That was the case last weekend, as the WTA wrapped up its regular-season play and the ATP moved toward its World Tour Finals in London set for the middle of November. Above, Gael Monfils complemented […]
Go big, go bulky. The designers of tennis trophies must have not heard the news of bleachers breaking during a show at Paris Fashion Week. As fall approaches, trophies are keeping themselves warm with big, bulky and rounded frames. At least they don’t have fur, right? Above, a deserving Jo-Wilfried Tsonga hoists an egg-shaped award […]
Slam season? It’s ova! I’m out of my let’s-research-this mindset from writing for USOpen.org after two glorious weeks with a great staff at the National Tennis Center, so I’ll give someone else a go at this stat: when was the last time a Slam included no “ova” winner? Barring one-half of the girls’ doubles winning […]