Monthly Archives: March 2011



Tennis Girl of the Day: 35 years later, the behind model behind recently deceased photographer Martin Elliot’s iconic “Tennis Girl” photo finally reveals her face.

52-year-old freelance illustrator and Elliot’s then-girlfriend Fiona Walker — who says she isn’t much of a tennis fan — claimed ownership of the world-famous fanny at Birmingham’s Barber Institute of Fine Arts, where the poster will be on display as part of a tennis-themed exhibition.

“It never ceases to make me smile when I see it,” Walker said. “I have no regrets about it.”


Grazie Fiona, quando a 10 anni ti vedevo appesa nel lodge del tennis club di via Washington a Milano, speravo sempre di ritrovarti sul campo…