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Nadal Visits Rio’s Christ The Redeemer Statue

World No.1 Rafael Nadal took some time to be a tourist on Saturday in Rio de Janeiro. In town for the first-ever Rio Open, Rafa visited the famous Christ the Redeemer statue. The statue is a huge attraction, although it seems more visitors were attracted to Rafa instead. Watch! View more photos of Rafa’s visit […]

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Nadal Features In June’s Travel + Leisure

Shot on location at his resort in Cozumel by Clive Brunskill, Rafael Nadal shows off his relaxed look in the June 2013 issue of Travel + Leisure. Rafa’s travel essentials (including his racquets, of course) are packed nicely in his Nike rolling suitcase and Babolat racquet bag. Loving Rafa in his jeans and boat shoes […]

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Quick Hits

Travel tips from Rafael Nadal, who recently chatted with CNN. Also, Rafa posed with his friend Sergio Ramos after his win in Madrid: Congrats to my good friend @rafaelnadal for his 23rd victory in a Master 1000…A number one!!!! twitter.com/SergioRamos/st… — Sergio Ramos (@SergioRamos) May 12, 2013 Andy Murray will play at the BNP Paribas Tennis […]

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Sharapova Departs For Doha

Maria Sharapova was spotted today at LAX airport in Los Angeles catching a flight. Maria is expected to play the WTA tournament in Doha next week so one can assume that’s where she was headed, wearing floral pants and fashionable bags in tow. Bon voyage, Masha! (Photos: FameFlynet Pictures)

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Reflections: Planning For Tennis In 2011

Forget the “Best Of/Worst Of” lists, 2011 tennis has already begun! Australian Open wild card playoffs are upon us and the deadline to apply for Wimbledon tickets is a day away, so forget your off-season vacation (that lasted 6 days?) and get ready to gear up for the new year. I’ve put together an easy […]

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Elena Dementieva Tours Luxembourg

Elena Dementieva took a walking tour of the old city of Luxembourg with Jean-Claude Conter from the Ministry of Tourism. Elena is the top seed at the Luxembourg Open, where she captured the title in 2008. (Photos: WTA Tour)

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Bryan Brothers Visit The Great Wall

On what looks like a very foggy day in China, Bob and Mike Bryan took some time away from the tournament to visit the Great Wall. The top-ranked and first-seeded Bryan Brothers will face Rendy Lu and Florian Mayer later on Moon Court for a spot in the Finals of the China Open. (Photo: ATP […]

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Bike the Big Apple: The Road to the U.S. Open

If we didn’t already have plans to check out Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day on Saturday, August 28th, we’d be mighty tempted by Bike the Big Apple’s “The Road to the U.S. Open” bicycle tour of Flushing Meadows and other areas in Queens on that same day. They had us at “multiple snack stops.” But, in […]

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“T” Time – Tennis Makes Its Way to Wimbledon

After a clay court tour of continental Europe and a je ne sais quoi stay in Paris, it’s time to clean the red clay off your shoes, break out your whitest whites, and head to the All England Club for Wimbledon. This next Grand Slam, on grass, has been held in the London suburb of […]

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Joie de Tennis: Why We Love the City of Love

Paris is the capital and largest city in France. Located on the river Seine, the city is full of historic landmarks, museums filled with famous art, and, of course, an abundance of delicious croissants. If art is your passion, then your first stop should be the famous Louvre Museum. With over 8 million visitors a […]

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