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Cilic Celebrates US Open Win In Hometown

Tuesday was basically Marin Cilic day as the the US Open champion arrived home to a hero’s welcome (and a huge party). Cilic visited his hometown Medjugorje in Bosnia and Herzegovina and was greeted by thousands of local fans as he rode in a motorcade, was celebrated during a mass at church and had a concert […]

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Jaguar Announces Nishikori As Ambassador

Jaguar announced Wednesday that US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori would be its new ambassador.  Kei will be the face of Jaguar’s F-TYPE Coupe in print ads and videos, like the below. See more photos from the announcement in Japan here. (Image/Video: Jaguar)

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Olyphant Talks Tennis Love On Conan

I managed to catch Timothy Olyphant on Conan Monday night while I was on my flight to Florida and was pleasantly surprised at how the conversation turned to tennis. Apparently the actor, who was promoting his new movie “This is Where I Leave You,” is a huge tennis fan. And I don’t mean the kind who just attends […]

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Nishikori Arrives Home in Japan

US Open runner-up Kei Nishikori arrived home to Japan late last week to celebrate his amazing run to the finals of a Grand Slam. Tuesday in Tokyo, Nishikori visited Nissin Food Products headquarters (one of his sponsors) and was presented with a cup noodle designed with him celebrating and the saying “Hungry to Win.” Yum. […]

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Wozniacki Attends Michael Kors Fashion Show

The new darling of New York (yes you earn that title when you’re training to run the NY Marathon and win over the crowd with your runner-up speech at the US Open), Caroline Wozniacki attended Michael Kors’ Spring 2015 fashion show Wednesday in New York City. Gorgeous in black with just a pop of color […]

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Quick Hits

US Open champion Marin Cilic presented the “Top Ten Thoughts Going Through My Mind During the Championship Match” on Tuesday’s Letterman. He also visited a bunch of other shows during his media tour in New York. Serena Williams debuted at her first-ever fashion show at New York Fashion Week with her collection for HSN. A […]

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Federer Graces “Town & Country” October Issue

Roger Federer is on the cover and inside the pages of the October 2014 issue of Town & Country. Looking more debonair than usual (is that possible?), Roger spoke about everything from his thoughts about tennis before he became a legend, his kids and what he plans to do after. Some great tidbits: – He […]

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Playing With Babolat Play

Friday in New York City I was given the exciting opportunity to test out the new Babolat Play connected racquet. I met the Babolat team at the Manhattan Plaza Racquet Club, a little slice of tennis heaven tucked into Hell’s Kitchen in Manhattan, for my first experience with Babolat Play. Babolat has adapted the same Bluetooth […]

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Murray Attends The Barclays, Basketball Game

Andy Murray took some time away from tennis to watch some golf nearby on Friday. The Barclays are currently taking place at the Ridgewood Country Club in New Jersey, and Andy looked pretty pleased to attend. He posted on Instagram: Spent some time today at @thebarclaysgolf with Kim and few of the team. Great to see @rorymcilroy […]

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Quick Hits

Tomas Berdych helped ring the NYSE Opening Bell at The New York Stock Exchange on Thursday. The US Open men’s and women’s draws are out! Lengthy and incredibly insightful article on Genie Bouchard in NYTimes Magazine (plus she’s on the cover this weekend!). Andy Murray is paving the way for more female coaches. Roger Federer finally accepted the ALS Ice […]

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