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Models to act as ballgirls
Models In Madrid
By Tennis Week
The catwalk comes to the court in Madrid next week. Organizers of the Tennis Masters Series-Madrid have hired 25 models, ages 19 to 27, to serve as ball girls during next week's tournament.
The models have been receiving a crash course in tennis terminology and etiquette this week to prepare for the start of the tournament on Monday. Their presence may compel players to watch more than the balls.
"Before taking them on court to practice, we have shown them a bit about the sport, how you play, what a set is, what a game is and an ace," their coach Julio Nieto said. "They will add beauty, but we still have to work on a lot of details so everything works smoothly. The important thing is for them not to disrupt the rhythm of the game or distract the players."
There is no truth to the rumor ring card girls will display the score during changeovers.
The models are sponsored by designer Hugo Boss, which is also providing their clothes for the event.