Break Points: Players Make Fun of Berdych’s H&M Outfits in Monte-Carlo

Notable Results:

  • Monte-Carlo SF: Roger Federer d. Novak Djokovic, 7-5, 6-2
  • Monte-Carlo SF: Stan Wawrinka d. David Ferrer, 6-1, 7-6(3)
  • Monte-Carlo QF: David Ferrer d. Rafael Nadal, 7-6(1), 6-4
  • Kuala Lumpur SF: Dominika Cibulkova d. Karolina Pliskova, 6-7(3), 6-3, 6-3
  • Kuala Lumpur SF: Donna Vekic d. Shuai Zheng, 1-6, 6-3, 6-4

News and Analysis:

Roger Federer was amazed at his own shank in his quarterfinal against Jo-Wilfried Tsonga.

Lindsay discussed the tennis season in a two-part roundtable for SI’s tennis blog. Here’s part one and part two.

Tomas Berdych’s ugly H&M outfits were the target of criticism at the Monte-Carlo players’ party:

Cilic, Butorac, Farah, Tecau and Stepanek gave a glimpse into life behind the scenes in the locker-room, while Qureshi acted as a fashion designer as he joined Ivanisevic, impersonating Tomas Berdych, to provide a special critique of questionable on-court outfits from the past year.

Players who couldn’t be involved on stage on the night, including Milos Raonic, Max Mirnyi and Fabio Fognini, had filmed a special video montage, dancing and singing to the track ‘Happy’ by Pharrell Williams. Bopanna closed the show with his own Oscars-style rendition of the hit song, which culminated in all the cast joining the doubles star on stage.

Genie Bouchard is cutthroat.

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