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Fourhand: ​​Dimitrov, Wozniacki, Haas​ ​& Birthdays​

Friday, June 06, 2014 /by
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Grigor Dimitrov leads off ​this edition of Fourhand, having divulged some insights about his relationship with Maria Sharapova: “It’s the best thing that could ever happen to you. But it’s not easy. With travel, media, the gym, practice, we hardly see each other. On the other hand, we truly understand each other. We know what sacrifice is.”​

'SMOLDERING' BULGARIAN  Dimitrov found himself in the pages of W magazine's June issue, and revealed, among other things, that he'd like to have his own line of tennis attire and that Sharapova has tried to get him started on alcohol (her intended gateway: wine). Dimitrov joins Andy Murray, featured at Mr. Porter's website, as ATP World Tour stars making fashionable news lately.

SUNSHINE STATE  Caroline Wozniacki recently played gal pal to Serena Williams in the wake of her breakup with Rory McIlroy, and before that, as we learned this week, she bought a $1.7 million penthouse in Miami Beach. Perhaps it's true that "living well is the best revenge."​

BIRTHDAY BASH-ING  The ATP has a fun feature on the all-time best birthday performances by its players, with tributes to career highlights perpetrated by Andy Roddick, Bjorn Borg, Marat Safin, Rafael Nadal (this week), and even Petr Korda.

LETTING GO  If you missed it, Tommy Haas' wife, actress Sara Foster, posted to Instagram while he was away netting balls in Paris. The result? We all get to witness his rendition, replete with daughter's background vocals, of "Let It Go," Idina Menzel's inescapable anthem from Frozen. Foster knew the chance she was taking, noting that it was far easier for her to do so being back stateside while he played in the French Open.

These amuse bouches aside, what do you think is the top story of this second week at Roland Garros?

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


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