WTA Images For Istanbul – Marvelous And Mistakes


Fun article examines some interesting choices the artist made when designing tournament publicity pictures for WTA Istanbul tournament.

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This past June, Vera Zvonareva, Victoria Azarenka and Jelena Jankovic traveled to Turkey to unveil Istanbul as the site of the upcoming WTA Year-End Championships. We all got a sneak-peek at some interesting imagery, including the image above, of the players. Now it’s time to see some more up close.

My guess is they included numerous players that could have qualified at the time the art was released. Sharapova? Azarenka? Zvonareva? Some key players (and huge marketing opportunities) are missing. But here are the solo shots. Hope you can catch some of the interesting items I did (and mistakes!):

NOTE: Double Clickingon the picture will show you an enlarged version of it.

Sam Stosur: She’s gazing off into the distance.. because that’s what Aussies do? Or maybe she’s looking for her Babolat racquet? Because I’m pretty sure she doesn’t use a Yonex.

Caroline Wozniacki: Glad to see Caro found Sam’s Babolat racquet.

Andrea Petkovic: Another racquet slip-up. Is that a Donnay? Pretty positive Petko uses Wilson. But, an even better question is, why is she in a serve position but holding the ball. Shouldn’t the ball be in the air? Technicality…

For the rest of the pictures  CLICK HERE

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