Want to be a VIP at the French Open? You could be watching the greats battle it out on Court Phillipe Chatrier with a friend, courtesy of adidas.

The Prize Winner will win a pair of VIP tickets to attend the 2012 French Open on Thursday 31 May 2012 and Friday 1 June 2012. The tickets will include access to the Philippe Chatrier Court hospitality area.
The 5 Runners Up will each receive one pair of adidas adipower Barricade footwear.

The Competition is open to all UK residents aged 16 and above.

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Thanks to JC for sharing his pics and anecdotes about his 2009 European tour.

On this self-guided five-city tennis journey, I flew to Spain, France and Great Britain to retrace the footsteps of the tennis legend and my personal hero – Rafael Nadal. Along the way I discover many wonderful cultures and met individuals from all walks of life, all of whom celebrating tennis.

From the Bull-fighting in Madrid, to the Picasso Museum nestled in the Gothic quarters of Barcelona; I wanted to explore Nadal’s homeland of Spain both as a traveler and as a tennis fan.

First leg of the tour: the Madrid Open

Some pics of Palacio Real, Parco del Retiro and Plaza de Toros:

JC at palacio real

Lake 3

Plaza de toros (largest in Spain)

Bullring - wide view

La Caja Magica – the Magic Box – home of the Madrid Open:

Madrid Open Front Gate

Madrid Open Center Court - Caja Magique with retractable roof (3)

JC at Mardid Open

Yellow and Red

Women’s final: Dinara Safina defeats Caroline Wozniacki 6-2 6-4
Women's Final changeover view

Safina and Wozniacki at Women's Final (14)

Safina and Wozniacki at Women's Final (7)

Men’s final: Roger Federer defeats Rafael Nadal 6-4 6-4 (it was the day after the thriller semifinal opposing Nadal and Djokovic)

Roger at Madrid Open

Rafael Nadal entering (4)

Practicing Serves

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We already showed you the Great Britain and Australian Olympic kits, let’s have a look at the Danish Olympic kit, which will be worn by Caroline Wozniacki this summer.

Caroline Wozniacki

The official Danish Olympic wardrobe was presented for the first time to athletes and the public at the Danish Sports Awards in early January.
The collection is designed by JACK & JONES and VERO MODA together with the two Olympic kayakers Henriette Engel Hansen and Kasper Bleibach and future Olympic swimmer Rikke Møller Pedersen.

Check out this video showing the work behind the Olympic wardrobe:

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Video by Emmanuel Pampuri

Caroline Wozniacki outfit designed by Stella McCartney:

Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki

Caroline Wozniacki