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Hit For Haiti: The Photographic Evidence

Posted by gauloises1 on January 17, 2010

I was going to be really good and only post a few, but there are too many I like too much. So I’ve put them under a cut.

Team Blue take the court.

Andy and Rafa were so cute.

Benched players enjoying the show.

Andy gets a shoulder massage.

Teamwork.

Nole hiding from Serena.

Rafa just generally hiding.

Nole stuffing his shorts.

The chest bump.

Roger keeps his ladies cool.

My favourite part of the whole event? The affectionate Fedal sledging.

And Nole’s silver shorts.

And everybody groping Rafa.

Everybody on the court!

And a good time was had by all.

8 Responses to “Hit For Haiti: The Photographic Evidence”

  1. kefuoe said

    It really was a charming event. And yes, everyone did seem to want to grope Rafa…for a good cause, mind.

  2. linz said

    Aaaw, these are sooo adorable. I can’t wait to watch the videos when I have time later, I’m so glad they’re on youtube!!

  3. irefusetotellyou said

    Great photos of what happened — I said it before and I’ll say it again, but it was too hilarious and adorable and heart-warming.

    Good times for all involved, methinks!

    (Despite the fact that Sam might has well have NOT been there. But that’s my only gripe, and it ain’t really a gripe. She had some big personalities to contend with.)

    • Nic said

      Poor Sam. I think she’s really very shy. At Sydney she was doing an autograph session where the announcer would ask questions as kids would line up to come on stage to get their things signed. Sam would stop mid sentence, to sign an article, or stop to pose awkwardly and smile when someone tried to get a photo. It was a contrast with JJ, who could handle all 3 things simultaneously and with ease.

      Same with her meet and greet with some Tennis Australia kids. They were all there to see her, obviously, but although lovely and sweet, she didn’t really know what to do as the centre of attention. It’s hard to imagine someone in Sam’s position being overwhelmed or intimidated by a group 12-14 year olds, but I really think she was.

      I think it was a nice gesture for Fed to sub her in at the end of the match. She obviously needed a bit of a confidence boost by the end.

  4. Crys said

    Those silver shorts certainly gave quite a bit away…petition for him to wear those all the time please?

    Brilliant and wonderful, it’s times like this when I am so happy to love this sport *_*

  5. FortuneCookie said

    Agree with everything pretty much everyone’s said about it,great event! 🙂
    But Aussie Open is now sponsored by Jacob’s Creek?So can we expect the trophy to come with a shitload of wine,if not,it SHOULD!

  6. Mlle. Marseillaise (a.k.a Joan) said

    I want to go to there.

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