Surprise of the day: half-naked Verdasco with a purpose
World No. 8 Fernando Verdasco took some time to practice his kickboxing skills in Bangkok, Thailand. The Spaniard, seeded second at this week’s Thailand Open, posed with 2008 Beijing Olympics gold medalist Somjit Jongjorhor.
“I would love to learn more Thai boxing. I’ve always loved martial arts so maybe when I stop playing tennis I can learn some more. It was a lot of fun to learn some of the moves today.”
The 26-year-old is due to open his Thailand Open bid against veteran Benjamin Becker of Germany on Thursday.