When Hamptons magazine announced it was hosting a soirée in honor of its “U.S. Open & Hampton Classic” issue, Shindigger decided a trip to Southampton—replete with free booze and some lively tennis talk—would fit right into our schedule. We arrived to find leggy model-waitresses, festooned in ushankas, marching around the pool of the The Bathing Read More
Having reached No. 4 in the world and coached superstars like Andy Murray, Andy Roddick and Andre Agassi, Brad Gilbert clearly knows a thing or two about tennis. So when he declares that Madison Keys “unquestionably” has the potential to become America’s first major champion in a decade not named “Williams,” one ought to take Read More
Tennis pro Serena Williams is doing her best to swipe a Banksy piece from the Art Series Hotel. Of course, a really good art thief would not tweet about it to her 2,397,583 followers, but don’t worry…it’s totally legal.
Yesterday evening, The Observer trekked out to Flushing to see the US Open, a long an daunting journey but well worth it to see our favorite player, Rafa Nadal, show off his moves at center court.
Arriving at the Billy Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens, every possible variety of tennis lover was passing Read More
So Heidi Klum stopped by 55 Thompson to look at leasing a place, Richard Cantor told us last night at a swanky party to show off the new rental complex.
Mr. Cantor, a broker for 55 Thompson, confirmed that Ms. Klum, as well as Serena Williams and Emma Stone, were checking out apartments in the Read More
Vivienne Tam‘s show this afternoon was packed to the rafters; Ms. Tam drew enough spectators to fully pack the Theater at Lincoln Center. But it was the right-side front row that we were most interested in: in a perfect storm of randomness, its occupants included Denise Richards, Serena Williams, Kelly Choi, and onetime Hugh Hefner Read More
Ah, I see.
Last night, she was busy posting a new main pic for her twitter profile. After 8 pm, she alerted her followers by writing, “Hey! I hope you like my new pic.” Then, after 10pm, just as Rafa Nadal and Teymuraz Gabashvili were squaring off in a pretty intense Read More
We’ve established that plenty of folks are skeptical with whether Serena is actually injured, but Kim Clijsters is not one of them.
After Clijsters’ straight sets first round victory today over Greta Arn, the returning U.S. Open champ said she’s seen Serena’s injury and it’s legit.
“I saw the injury, so…and it’s not something Read More
Yesterday, Serena Williams issued a statement about her tirade on Saturday night that didn’t serve as an apology per se. In it, she described her “passion” and an “unfair” call and that led her to handling “the situation poorly.” The statement was roundly denounced by the press. “How not to apologize” Read More
It was one of the strangest endings we’ve ever seen in a sporting event.
The setting was odd enough. After two days of non-stop rain, we suddenly had one of the most intriguing semifinals in recent memory being played before a stadium that was roughly a quarter full.
Then at 15-30 in Read More