Wimbledon: When Ball Girls, Gisela Dulko Attack

Apparently we have a new poster girl of tennis (why was I not informed sooner?) after Argentine Gisela Dulko upset Maria Sharapova in the second round of Wimbledon on Wednesday. But lovely Gisela took a back seat today to a ball girl who got swamped by the press after having played against Tommy Haas on Wednesday. Hmm, that’s odd.

Here are the action photos of Michael Llodra colliding with ball girl Erin Lorencin on Wednesday during his match with Haas. Llodra was injured and had to withdraw, so Haas decided to make the best of things and challenged random ball girls and boys to play against him at Court No. 1, including Chloe Chambers, who hit with him for about five minutes. Read more…

C U L8ER: Model Fiancée Dumps Becker Via Text

I find myself this morning wondering what Boris Becker thinks of modern technology. On one hand, the Hawk-Eye tracking system likely would have overturned some spurious out calls and garnered him a few more points. On the other hand, his supermodel fiancée just dumped him by text message.

Sandy Meyer-Woelden

Former World No. 1 Becker got the news from Sandy Meyer-Woelden, 15 years his junior, in a text message last month. Then, to make sure he got the message, she sent it five more times. Ouch. But don’t feel too bad for Becker. In an odd twist of fate, it was exactly one year ago today that we posted about Becker dumping his girlfriend — by text message. Textabout is fair play.

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