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Andy Roddick Auctions Off Nude Tennis Lesson for $15,000

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At Elton John's recent Advanta World Team Tennis Smash Hits AIDS benefit, Andy Roddick put a very special tennis lesson up for auction.

"Several stars and tennis legends were there, including Andy Roddick, who went well beyond the call of duty to help raise money. He originally was going to auction a private, hour-long tennis lesson to the highest bidder. Then, to sweeten the deal, he offered to take off his shirt for the 'one-on-one instruction.' Finally, the recently engaged Roddick offered to give the lesson -- fully nude! Winning bid: $15,000 from a female fan."

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Novak Djokovic Booed After U.S. Open Victory Over Roddick

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Novak Djokovic was booed last night by the U.S. Open crowd after his 6-2, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7-5) quarter-final victory for commenting on a joke by Andy Roddick that he was faking more than 16 injuries.

Djokovic later apologized: "Unfortunately, Andy made a statement, and I don't think it was intentional. He made a joke and it was a misunderstanding. I exaggerated and I reacted bad in that moment. I apologise if I reacted like that. It was just impulsive and I had a lot of emotions in the last two days."

No worries. All's well in the world of tennis hotties.

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A Look at Andy Roddick at the Queens Club

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After giving the crowd a flash of his anatomy, Andy Roddick stepped into the quarterfinals of the Artois Championships at the Queens Club in London today after his opponent Mardy Fish was forced to step out because of an injury.

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Andy Roddick Defeats Djokovic to Enter Dubai Final

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Andy Roddick is on a hot streak. Today he defeated Novak Djokovic 7-6(5), 6-3 to face Feliciano Lopez in the men's final at the Dubai Tennis Championships. Yesterday, he defeated Rafael Nadal, and after the match announced he'd be splitting from his latest coach, tennis legend Jimmy Connors. It's the first time Roddick has defeated the world's #2 and #3 players successively in a tournament.

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It's Hot in Melbourne [tr]


It's Hot in Melbourne

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Temperatures have soared this week in Melbourne, where Andy Roddick has cruised into the final to face Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus today. The blazing temps did provide one benefit for the spectators - plenty to look at.


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Roddick, Marat Safin, Rafael Nadal, and a very 70's-looking Brit Andy Murray were on display.

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News: Robbie Williams, Saturn, Neo-Nazis, Andy Roddick's Banana

road.jpg Neo-Nazi group targeting gay politicians: "Openly gay Chapel Hill (NC) Town Councilman Mark Kleinschmidt is the target of a bunch of online neo-Nazi thugs who have compiled a list of out gay elected officials, or as one put it, 'List of Open and Unapologetic Faggot Politicians.'"

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road.jpg Brazilian President announces LGBT summit: "President Luiz Inazio Lula da Silva of Brazil has announced the country’s first National Conference of Homosexuals, Bisexuals, Transvestites and Transsexuals, a controversial event that will be held in May 2008 with the explicit endorsement of the government’s Special Secretariat for Human Rights. According to officials, the event will seek to develop directives that allow public policies and a national plan that promotes the rights of homosexuals to be implemented. The conference will also work on strengthening the “Brazil Without Homophobia” program."

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road.jpg Fugitive anti-gay shooter arrested in Atlanta: "A fugitive task force arrested a 30-year-old man on charges he shot at two young men while making derogatory comments about homosexuals outside a predominantly-gay Midtown bar in October. Tommy Lee Gresham, 30, of Cobb County is facing a charge of aggravated assault, Atlanta police Officer Darlene Harris said. The Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force arrested him Tuesday afternoon after a Cobb County police officer spotted the wanted man and followed him home. Greshman, nicknamed 'Stretch,' is accused of shooting at two young men Oct. 19 outside the WETbar, located on Spring Street, after he followed them from a nearby gas station. Neither man was seriously hurt; one had a graze wound and the other was hit by ricocheting shrapnel, Harris said."

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Ufomoonroad.jpg UFO Moons: "Two of Saturn's small moons look eerily like flying saucers, new observations by the Cassini spacecraft reveal. The moons, which lie within the giant planet's rings, may have come by their strange shape by gradually accumulating ring particles in a ridge around their equators. The Voyager spacecraft discovered the moons, called Pan and Atlas, in the early 1980s. Pan, which is 33 kilometres wide, orbits Saturn within a gap in the planet's A ring called the Encke Division (scroll down for image), while the 39-km-wide Atlas orbits just outside the A ring. Both moons have a flattened shape, being wider than they are tall. But their uncanny resemblance to UFOs only became clear recently, when Cassini viewed them with its powerful cameras."

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