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Fashion Focus: Sharapova’s Nike 2014 Roland Garros Kit

Are the biker shorts back? That seems to be true as the above is what has been called Maria Sharapova‘s French Open 2014 kit, designed by Nike. Maria first donned the long shorts in Melbourne and it looks like she wants to continue the fashion-forward trend. This time in pink and orange hues, the long-tunic-with-shorts kit […]

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Inside The Making Of The Coupe des Mousquetaires

Ever wonder how Grand Slam trophies get made? According to these photos and video, very carefully! Take a look at how a silversmith assembles and welds the elements that make up the Coupe des Mousquetaires for the upcoming French Open. The French jewelry house Mellerio, the oldest family-owned company in Europe (created in 1613), has been […]

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Rafa Parties In Paris After His Roland Garros Win

Rafael Nadal was the man of the evening last night at the Intercontinental Hotel in Paris. After winning his 7th Roland Garros title, he shared a celebratory drink with his family and friends. Rafa, you earned that fiesta! (Photos: GTRES, Video: RafaelNadalFC)

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Photos Of The Day: Rafa Takes Paris (Times 7)

A cleaned-up Rafael Nadal posed with his seventh Coupe des Mousquetaires trophy in front of the Eiffel Tower after his victory today against Novak Djokovic at Roland Garros. Posing with the Spanish flag draped around him, it makes one wonder if maybe they should rename the tournament “Rafa Garros.” (Photos: Getty Images)

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Pau Gasol Celebrates With Rafa After His Roland Garros Win

Spanish NBA player Pau Gasol was on hand at the French Open men’s final as his compatriot and amigo Rafael Nadal won his 7th Roland Garros title. The two shared a warm embrace after Rafa’s win. Pau tweeted after the match: Me siento muy afortunado de haber podido vivir este momento histórico! Muchísimas felicidades a […]

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WAG Watch: Xisca And Jelena Ristic At The French Open Final

On a rainy day in Paris, the WAGs were out in full force at the men’s Roland Garros final. Rafael Nadal’s girlfriend Xisca and Novak Djokovic’s girlfriend Jelena Ristic both donned the traditional French Open hat to keep the drops of water at bay. Jelena also, stylishly, wore a Roland Garros poncho. Will the rain […]

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Photos Of The Day: A Russian In Paris

There are so many great, classic movie quotes about Paris. Audrey Hepburn as the title character in Sabrina said “Paris is always a good idea.” I think Maria Sharapova would now think so too. This evening as the sun set in Paris, Masha posed with the Coupe Suzanne Lenglen in front of the Eiffel Tower, showing […]

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Sharapova Wins 2012 Roland Garros

Maria Sharapova defeated Sara Errani 6-3, 6-2 to win her first-ever French Open. To all who said she would never be the same after her shoulder surgery, three words: Career Grand Slam. (Photos: Getty Images)

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Nadal Family, Jay-Z At Nadal/Ferrer French Open Semifinal

Rapper Jay-Z sported an interesting ensemble at Roland Garros today, watching Rafael Nadal defeat David Ferrer in the first of the men’s semifinals. Also there, claro que si, Rafa’s girlfriend Maria Francesca Perello (aka Xisca), mom and more. How many Nike Rafa bull hats do we spot in the box? Uno… dos… (Photos: Getty Images)

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WAG Watch: Xisca And Kim Sears At Roland Garros Quarterfinals

Rain, rain, go away, Kim Sears doesn’t want to ruin her hair today. As for Mr. Lendl, he could care less about a few drops of precipitation so Kim sheltered the other Andy with her Roland Garros umbrella. Looks like she’ll have a souvenir to take back to London as Andy’s clay court season has […]

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