Picspam: Practice makes perfect eyecandies.
All hail the photographers in Beijing, who are picspamming harder than me these days to provide a healthy stock of eyecandies to tennis followers worldwide.
We have plenty of smiley, wrinkly Rafa …
… And of course, Safin.
Affectionally dubbed as “the Hippo” by Chinese fans, Marat practiced with Blake and flirted with the horde of Chinese fangirls who turned up to perve and SQUEEEEEEEE over the Tsar.
Everywhere I turn, there are temptations. Come back soon Roger!
Meanwhile, local hero Zheng Jie followed up her visit earlier in the year to earthquake-devastated Szechuan by inviting two of the kids there on a trip to Beijing to watch the China Open and practice with her on centre court.
This girl has a heart of gold. I just want to fold up her and pop her in my pocket.