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Quick Hits

In case you haven’t seen it (which makes me wonder about you), Serena Williams - with Hope Solo and Ryan Lochte – on the cover of June Vogue.

I’m confused by the fuzz in the debate on whether or not Sam Groth hit a world record serve. The ATP acknowledged it was fast. But a world record? I guess it’s not confirmed. But read what Frederik Nielsen had to say about it.

Get to know the Bryan Brothers and why they want to win Olympic Gold as they join forces with Citi’s Tennis in the Parks initiative.

Martina Hingis has joined with Tonic Lifestyle Apparel to launch their first tennis collection. She’s also on twitter now.

Roger Federer will have the street leading to the Halle tournament stadium named after him – “Roger Federer Alley” (formerly West Street) will be inaugurated during the tournament this June.

Great Britain’s Elena Baltacha writes in The Tennis Space about coping with her liver condition – very inspiring.

India’s Somdev Devvarman was on hand in Bangalore to help launch a new TAG Heuer store there.

A behind-the-scenes look at Maria Sharapova’s photo shoot for Samsung. In other Masha news, her web site was named an Official Honoree in the celebrity/fan category for The Webby Awards.

Judy Murray paid tribute to murdered tennis coach James Cooper at a charity coaching day in Coventry.

Martina Navratilova vacationed in Thailand.

(Image: Vogue)


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