"I always go out wearing either shoes that cover all my foot or most of it. I’m serious."
Serena Williams does not want a recurrence of the freak leg injury she suffered last year that kept her out of circulation on the tennis circuit.
What she really meant:
“These boots are not just meant for walking. Naked feet give me terrible deja vu.”
What she definitely didn’t:
“Closed pairs are sexy.”
World No.3 Roger Federer called up Belgian Kim Clijsters to express his sympathy for her freak disco-dancing injury at her cousin Tim’s wedding.
Kim thanked him and asked for his advice as to how best to recover and avoid similar injuries in the future.
The great Swiss reportedly broke into song on the telephone, yodelling to the tune of Genesis’ ‘I can’t dance’: