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Topic: Tennis

Right on Cue, Beats by Dre Smashes an Ace of an Ad With Serena Williams Not all trophies and glamour

It's a good time to make an ad with Serena Williams, and Beats by Dre has done a particularly good job of it. Hot off the tennis star's sixth U.S.…

September 10, 2014, 10:39 AM EDT

A U.S. Open Billboard Is Being Updated Daily to Include the Most Memorable Moments Artist slowly tells the 'Story of the Open'

If you like good tennis and cool murals, then the U.S. Open has an advertising campaign for you. The tournament's organizers are paying an artist to climb up to a billboard…

September 2, 2014, 10:12 AM EDT

New Yorkers Try to Quiet Union Square From a U.S. Open Umpire's Chair in Heineken Stunt Shhhhhhhh!

Chair umpires in tennis have a thankless job. Sure, they have real work to do, but they spend much of their time babysitting the crowd—and sometimes even babysitting the players. As…

August 26, 2014, 1:19 PM EDT

SportsCenter Ad Discovers Secret to Rafael Nadal's Success With the Ladies It's sweeter than you think

Fresh from his U.S. Open triumph, Rafael Nadal comes on like the candy man in ESPN's latest tongue-in-cheek SportsCenter spot from Wieden + Kennedy in New York. Network personalities John…

September 12, 2013, 10:39 AM EDT

Sports Fans Slowly Move From TV to the Internet But only 9% pay for what they see

For sports fans, nothing beats the big screen, with 94 percent of fans watching sports on TV. However, digital media are gaining in popularity. Sixty three percent of fans went…

July 24, 2013, 9:36 AM EDT

Adidas's Tribute to Andy Murray Is Pretty Sweet, Too Wimbledon winner's sponsors bask in his glory

Robinsons isn't the only British brand drafting off Andy Murray's historic win at Wimbledon yesterday. The Adidas ad above, posted to Twitter, is nice and simple and a worthy tribute.…

July 8, 2013, 10:38 AM EDT

BBH Finally Gets to Add Storybook Ending to Its Wimbledon Ad for Robinsons Spot originally aired in 2009

Britain had to wait 77 years—until Sunday's win by Andy Murray—to celebrate another British male singles champion at Wimbledon. So, BBH London should feel fortunate that it had to wait…

July 8, 2013, 9:31 AM EDT

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Prepares for the French Open by Practicing Against Twitter Tweet & Shoot stunt goes live today

French tennis star Jo-Wilfried Tsonga is preparing to play against a robot. Surprisingly, it's not Roger Federer, renowned for his robotically stiff commercial acting and machine-like winning ways (including those…

May 23, 2013, 9:18 AM EDT

Portrait: Hush A design company translates conceptual thinking and marketing strategy into visual experiences.

Specs Who Standing: creative partner David Schwarz (left), creative director Jodi Terwilliger. Sitting: creative partner Erik Karasyk (left), head of production Ryan McGrath What Design company Where Brooklyn offices Hush not only heightened the competition on the court…

November 8, 2012, 6:44 AM EST

Inside IBM's U.S. Open Digital Expo Heineken and Xerox also serve Twitter winners

During a rain-soaked evening this week in Flushing Meadows, Queens, N.Y., middle school kids took shelter while playing with IBM’s billboard-sized “Game Changer Interactive Wall” touch screen, which was found…

September 6, 2012, 12:21 PM EDT

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