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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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Lisicki Receives Guinness World Record Award

They call her “Boom Boom” and now she has an award to prove it. In the end of July, Sabine Lisicki lost her match against Ana Ivanovic in Stanford. But along the way, she broke the record for the fastest serve of all time in women’s tennis with a 131mph serve. Friday in New York […]

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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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Sharapova Is New Face Of CFDA Campaign

Maria Sharapova is the new face of the CFDA Fashion Targets Breast Cancer Campaign. Wednesday night, Maria looked gorgeous in a Marc Jacobs dress as she attended the 20th anniversary event, presented by Porsche, at The New Museum in New York City. Busy Maria is also on the cover of the new issue of Net-a-Porter’s The Edit. Inside she […]

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Serena Does Karaoke For Delta

  Serena Williams attended Delta Air Lines’ “Delta OPEN Mic,” a private karaoke event, on Wednesday night in New York City. There she and her celebrity friends (like Jack Sock and Kathy Griffin) literally took the mic and Serena treated the crowd to the famous tune ”Diamonds are a Girls Best Friend.” Before singing her lungs out, Serena taped […]

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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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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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Fashion Focus: Choose Watson’s US Open Bag

Joy Gryson, the design mastermind behind collections for Olivia Harris and IIIBeca, is designing a tennis bag for Heather Watson to carry at this year’s US Open. But which will Heather use? Vote on her Facebook page to help her decide – Classic, Denim or Tangerine? Have your say here. (Images: Heather Watson)

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