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Djokovic Gets Iced, Appears On Letterman

Novak Djokovic appeared on Late Show with David Letterman on Tuesday night to talk tennis, tennis greats and being shirtless. First, he talks to David about his tennis game. For instance, what is he doing in some of those pictures? Then he teased the audience… will he take his shirt off? But here’s a video where Nole […]

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Fashion Focus: Nike To Launch Nike Court Collection

Nike is launching the new Nike Court Collection by Fragment on August 21, which will mesh vintage, heritage fashions with fresh, modern styles. Nike says “designer Hiroshi Fujiwara mixes the spirit of sport with the essence of design to create a beautiful clash between age-old tradition and present-day attitude.” The collection features familiar faces, like Rafael Nadal, and […]

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Sharapova Graces September SELF

Maria Sharapova is on the cover of the September issue of SELF magazine (on newsstands August 26) and talks about, like the cover says, how she wins at life. Her competitive drive: “It’s ferocious and powerful, and it’s about winning.” Where’s the help?: “After I did a picture with the trophy, I got on the train […]

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Sharapova Shows Off SELF Cover At NYC Sugarpova Shop

Monday was a busy day for Maria Sharapova in New York City. First, she met fans at Sephora for Supergoop (plus she’s taking over their Instagram feed this week with #PovaGrams). Later, Maria attended a Q&A about being a “SELF Made Woman” at her Sugarpova pop-up store in the Andaz on 5th Avenue. Maria is also […]

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Quick Hits

Serena Williams, Li Na, Genie Bouchard, Victoria Azarenka and Rafael Nadal are among the star athletes to be featured in the new ad for the 2014 Fall Nike Tech Pack. After winning his 80th ATP title in Cincinnati on Sunday, Roger Federer has qualified for the ATP World Tour Finals for a record 13th year in […]

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Kyrgios Poses For Bonds Underwear

Nick Kyrgios smashed his way to global fame when he defeated Rafael Nadal at Wimbledon. Now he’s doing something a little bit more… revealing. Nick is the new name of Bonds Underwear and stars in some print ads as well as a commercial. In the video, Bonds’ other tennis star Pat Rafter gives newbie Nick […]

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Azarenka To Wear New Citizen & Winning Fashions

Victoria Azarenka‘s watch sponsor, Citizen, has revealed the limited-edition Ecosphere watch with rose gold tones and a white silicone strap just in time for the US Open (Citizen is also the official timekeeper of the US Open tournament). Citizen also got top design students from the High School of Fashion Industries to design outfits to […]

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Madame Tussauds Wuhan Unveils Nadal

Thursday in Wuhan, Madame Tussauds unveiled a new wax statue of Rafael Nadal as well as a new area for where visitors can play a variety of tennis-related games. Rafa joins Li Na at that museum location as part of a project to help locals fall more in love with tennis. View more pictures of […]

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Nadal Presents Tennis School In Mallorca

#453515524 / gettyimages.com Rafael Nadal was on hand Tuesday for a presentation of the facilities in Mallorca that will be the “Centre Tenis & Padel,” the first phase of the future Rafael Nadal International Tennis Centre. Rafa has no doubt put Mallorca on the map and will now leave his legacy there with this gigantic […]

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Fashion Focus: Nike Officially Releases US Open Kits

Nike has officially released the prominent player collections for this year’s US Open. Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Roger Federer, Maria Sharapova, Grigor Dimitrov and Victoria Azarenka are among those highlighted. What’s even more exciting is the night kits, which include darker/black versions of the Nike Lunar Ballistec and Nike Vapor 9.5 Tour sneakers. The most fashionable city (sorry, […]

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