Tuesday, October 16, 2007
So the top eight men are marching to Shanghai, where they'll battle it out for a big pot of cash and bragging rights for the year. In a perplexing attempt to stir up excitement about this ultimate showdown of 2007, the masterminds at the ATP have poured their marketing dollars into...a bunch of statues. Huh? Yes, as each gent secures his spot in the tournament, the tour is ordering up one of these creepy ceramic likenesses, which are meant to evoke ancient Chinese warriors but strike more of a rejected Star Wars action figure note.