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Fourhand, Video Edition: Monfils' monster jam, Dominika's dog days

Friday, February 07, 2014 /by
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Here's a look at the latest viral videos circulating this week—and happily none of them has anything to do with Facebook's "Look Back" series.

AUSSIE FOIBLES  Enjoy this clip of hapless and hilarious (and sometimes unfortunate) blunders Down Under at the Australian Open. With more than 13 minutes of Melbourne mistakes here, which one is your favorite? The Spin is partial to the sight of Jerzy Janowicz taking a break in the courtside misting machines. Maybe he has a future in modeling:

GAEL FORCE  Gael Monfils showed serious "ups" in throwing down a slam dunk, as posted to YouTube by Tennis Australia. The next edition of the Summer Olympics is four years away, but, in the vein of Bo Jackson, it seems France could have a two-sport athlete on its hands.

BARK & BALLS  Li Na and Dominika Cibulkova had a canine admirer during their major final, the 2014 season's first in singles play. I'll have what this pup's having:

WEDDING BELLE?  In case you've been living under a rock, Novak Djokovic hinted this week on a Serbian TV show that his nuptial with Jelena Ristic may be fairly close at hand. Djokovic reportedly told his fiancée on the program, "Jelena, enjoy it while you can. In a couple of months you will be changing your last name to Djokovic." Not sure what "it" is that she should be enjoying, but Ristic smiled at the remark, and it seems mighty likely that a change is coming promptly for the Serbian pair.

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