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By Tumaini Carayol (May 6, 2013) MADRID – After her 7-5, 6-2 victory over Alexandra Dulgheru, Maria Sharapova, Tennis Panorama News asked Sharapova about Sloane Stephens‘ controversial comments on Serena Williams. “No, I mean, I don’t really hide any feelings too much. I think everyone knows this is my job here. When I’m on the [...]
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Serena Williams responded to the criticism she faced from Sloane Stephens by saying she is a big fan of the up-and-coming player. In an interview with ESPN The Magazine, Stephens said her mentor-protege relationship with Williams had been overblown by the media, and that Williams essentially dropped her as a friend after losing to her at the Australian Open in January. Following...
Maria Sharapova posted some pics of her shoot with Esquire Latin America, and to be quite honest I'm not a big fan. The nude swimsuit looks like something from American Apparel and does nothing to flatter her skin tone. What worse is how different Maria looks. I absolutely hate heavy retouching and Esquire clearly went to town on the computer, making Maria look less like herself...
Earlier this year when Serena Williams faced off against Sloane Stephens in the Australian Open, a lot was made about their alleged “friendship” and the mentor role Williams had taken on with Sloane. In a recent interview in ESPN the magazine, Sloane corrects that myth and actually comes for Serena’s neck.
“She’s not said one word to me, not spoken to me, not said hi,...
Stephens was in her feelings when Serena Williams unfollowed her on Twitter and eased up on the communication after Stephens beat her at the Australian Open.
What Stephens needs to learn is in the world of professional sports, you have no friends. You can’t be buddy buddy with everyone and Serena sees her a threat, so I am not surprised she doesn’t want to do girl talk with her...
Women’s Tennis player Sloane Stephens is one of the few young, rising African American players on the tour. So naturally, people made an immediate connection between Stephens and the biggest star in Tennis Serena Williams. Many might think that the two enjoy a close relationship and perhaps Serena has become the mentor for the young [...]
Maria Sharapova rallied from a break down in the first set to beat Alexandra Dulgheru of Romania 7-5, 6-2 Monday and reach the second round of the Madrid Open.
The second-seeded Russian said she was still adjusting to the altitude and changing weather conditions in Madrid after winning the title in Stuttgart last weekend. Madrid is 2,180 feet above sea level.
Sharapova said she...
We reported the news a couple days ago of female Tennis player Sloane Stephens ripping Serena Williams for reportedly not being friendly towards her and unfollowing her on twitter. Apparently, the two spoke and Sloane tweeted this out recently regarding the issue. Guilty of being naive. Much respect 4 @serenawilliams , a champ & the GOAT. [...]
By Tumaini Carayol (May 7, 2013) MADRID – As the traveling tennis circus rolled into Madrid, the tennis world was immediately consumed by shocking off-court happenings that left the actual tennis firmly in the shadows. The first alarm bells rang as a suspiciously scribbled magazine scan was uploaded into a small pocket of the internet [...]
I’m the guy towards the left in the blue shirt and sunglasses.
This article discusses how I became a tennis fan and later a tennis writer. I thought that some of you, especially those who read me more frequently, might find it illuminating, and it’s interesting for me to look back on it too.
In the beginning, there was Maria Sharapova.
I entered the undergraduate program...
(May 5, 2013) In an interview with ESPN The Magazine done in late March, included in the May 13th issue, Sloane Stephens criticized Serena Williams. Stephens said that Serena has not spoken to her since she beat Serena in the Australian Open quarterfinals. “[Serena has] not said one word to me, not spoken to me, [...]
Sloane Stephens torched Serena Williams in a recent intervew.
Tuesday, she took to Twitter to back away from her comments.
Top-ranked Serena Williams beat Yulia Putintseva of Kazakhstan 7-6 (5), 6-1 to advance to the second round of the Madrid Open on Sunday.
Williams says ''I felt a little sluggish out there.'' She next faces Lourdes Dominguez-Lino of Spain.
Putintseva broke Williams' serve early to open up a 3-1 lead in the first set. But the defending champion settled down after...
MUTUA MADRID OPEN Madrid, Spain May 4-12, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, May 7, 2013 Women’s Singles – Second Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (WC) Lourdes Domínguez Lino (ESP) 62 75 (2) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (Q) Christina Mchale (USA) 61 62 Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) d. (11) Nadia Petrova (RUS) 76(2) 46 [...]