Rafael Nadal gets down to his underwear again for the Fall/Winter Emporio Armani Campaign. Clearly shirtless Rafa sells Armani better than Rafa in a parka. (Because wouldn’t that make more sense for the season?)
Hamptons Magazine has Venus and Serena Williams (pictured above from the magazine) on the cover of its latest issue, plus a fantastic piece inside. Best quote (from Venus on her dog, Harold): “Harold always comes to the Open, but he doesn’t know it’s a tennis tournament. He’s just there for the nap.”
US Open sponsor Moet & Chandon will fete Tony Bennett for his 85th birthday at the tournament in the President’s box before the opening ceremonies on August 29. Tony will also autograph a special bottle, which will be auctioned for charity during a special reception.
Serena Williams clearly knows Britney Spears, and feels she, herself, is not a girl, but not yet a woman.
Kim Clijsters withdrew from the US Open due to a stomach muscle injury.
Roger Federer is amazed by the length and brutality of US Presidential Races. (Well, who isn’t?)
Jelena Jankovic runs out of gas.
(Photo: Hamptons Magazine)