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Exclusive: Behind the Scenes with Azarenka, Kvitova, Nishikori & Lopez

Friday, August 23, 2013 /by

In their new Wilson Tennis clip, the likes of Victoria Azarenka, Kei Nishikori, Petra Kvitova, and Feliciano Lopez amusingly ring each other for a "Night Out." This isn't a regular after-dark hangout among 23-year-olds—and one 31-year-old in Lopez—but rather a starkly wet hitting session on the courts of Miami. Now get a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the video, exclusive to the Daily Spin ahead of its release this weekend:

The rain was not requested, of course, but the players and the crew shooting the commercial adapted as they needed to, including a rewrite of the script, says Wilson's Tracy Almeda-Singian. The best quote comes when the players are asked when the last time was that they squeegeed a tennis court. Kvitova's response: "Probably last year's U.S. Open."

Here's the official minute-long clip starring this quartet:

Which of these four do you think will make the biggest mark in the final Grand Slam event of the season? 

Got a thought, a tip, or a point to make? Hit me on Twitter @jonscott9.


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