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The Women of the US Open

September 7, 2010

As a tennis fan, you rarely get to see the players out of their element. The vision of a player in non-tennis attire is usually hard to imagine, unless they are popular enough to star in a commercial brand’s ad campaign like Maria Sharapova for Cole Haan and Roger Federer for Rolex. A few weekends ago, The New York Times Magazine did a feature article on the top women of this year’s US Open, Women Who Hit Very Hard,¬†with a beautiful photo shoot and supplemented by a really cool high-def slow motion video series, The Beauty of Power. The players are dressed in fashionable non-tennis gear with their hair down, make-up done and showing off their physical power. You can view all 7 videos online. Players include Kim Clisters, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Janovic, Samantha Stosur and more.

This year I’m rooting for Caroline Wozniacki and Kim Clisters! This tournament has been awesome!

Elena Dementieva, Russia. Photo: Dewey Hicks for NYT

Kim Clisters, Belgium. Photo: Dewey Hicks, NYT

Maria Sharapova Collection for Cole Haan

Roger Federer for Rolex

2 Comments leave one →
  1. September 8, 2010 3:55 am

    Yeah, I could never picture some of players as models until I saw them outside of their tennis gear and all dolled up. It’s amazing what clothing and makeup can do!

  2. August 14, 2011 4:35 am

    A nice and a very helpful writing! I am so happy I found your article. Keep up the amazing work. Have a fantastic day!mail forwarders

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