Found August 22, 2013 on The Outside Corner:
Less than a week before the U.S. Open starts at the USTA National Tennis Center in Flushing, NY on August 26 and it appears a dark horse candidate may have emerged as a threat to Serena Williams, the defending women’s champion and the top-ranked female tennis player in the world. Is it Maria “I’m not really changing my name to Sugarpova that was just a joke” Sharapova? Or Victoria Azarenka? No, it’s Mrs. Met, who has emerged over the past few months as the team’s latest sensation -- with apologies to All-Star Matt Harvey -- since her re-emergence alongside Mr. Met earlier this season after an eight-year absence. Making a rare public appearance -- Mrs. Met is recently back from maternity leave -- at the Delta Open, the wife of longtime Mets mascot Mr. Met participated in the first annual round-robin tennis table tennis tournament in Madison Square Park in New York City on Wednesday afternoon. Mr. Met was unable to attend due to a conflict with the team’s home game at Citi Field a...

Caption the Photo: Serena Williams Skin Tight Black Leather Dress

Serena went on Letterman show with this on.

Serena Williams Plays Mrs. Met In Ping Pong

I can't tell who has the bigger head.

Check out this dress Serena Williams wore on the ‘Late Show’

Serena Williams on the 'Late Show'

Serena Williams wore a TIGHT!!!! black leather dress on the 'Late Show'.  That is all.... Ok, ok, I'll say a little more.....  She made me sad by saying that she wasn't going to take up Andy Murray's offer to do a mixed exhibition match because she thinks she would lose very quickly (6-0, 6-0) and be embarrassed, but, she made me very happy when she said she...

What to watch tonight: Serena Williams on ‘Late Show’, ‘Owner’s Manual

Serena Williams No. 1 seed at Open

Serena Williams will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open as she tries to do something she's never done: win a second consecutive title at Flushing Meadows. Williams is a four-time champion at the U.S. Open, including in 2012. Only Chris Evert, with six, and Steffi Graf, with five, have won the tournament more times in the Open era, which began in 1968. The U.S. Tennis Association...

Serena Williams Top Women’s Seed at 2013 US Open

  FLUSHING, N.Y., August 20, 2013 – The USTA announced today that world No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams has been named the top seed in women’s singles at the 2013 US Open.  The 2013 US Open will be played August 26 – September 9 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center […]

Serena and Venus test their culinary skills

Could cooking be the new doubles endeavor for Serena and Venus Williams? The two tennis superstars giggled and teased each other as they joined celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson in a cooking demonstration Thursday as part of the annual ''Taste of Tennis'' event, one of the many festivities leading up to next week's U.S. Open championships in New York City. The...

Iman Shumpert, Serena Williams play ping pong

Back on Wednesday, New York Knicks guard Iman Shumpert participated at the “Delta Open”, an all-day ping-pong event held in New York City’s Madison Square Park. During the tournament, Shumpert got a chance to face off against tennis player Serena Williams and below is just a few videos of his face-off against her: Below is a video of Iman facing off against Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist:

Sharapova, Nadal, Li and Williams smokin' hoodies.

Hoodies and sweats never look as good on me as they do here on Nike's athletes but star power, killer talent and good looks always helps a cause. Watch for Maria Sharapova, Li Na, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal above wearing Nike's new Tech Pack line (aka upscale sweatshirts and sportswear), said to be designed to fit athletes more perfectly than ever before. Good thing...

Iman Shumpert Battles Serena Williams In Ping Pong

Delta Air Lines hosted the “Delta Open” at Madison Square Park Wednesday, a day-long ping pong tournament featuring tennis star, Serena Williams, Yankees outfielder, Brett Gardner, and Rangers goalie, Henrik Lundqvist. Knicks guard, Iman Shumpert got the chance to battle it out with Serena but couldn’t pull out the win. [Brett Gardner, Henrik Lundqvist, Iman Shumpert &...
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