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The Sports Bank:
The dust has officially settled on the 2012 Wimbledon tournament and Serena Williams has been crowned champ – but how does she stack up in a contest for the sexiest Wimbledon competitor?
The sports experts at Pornhub, took one of their surveys to find out what America thought.
According to the results, the foxy Maria Sharapova snatched the top spot with 54% of the votes, followed by tourney winner Serena Williams with a not-too-shabby 18% and Danish beauty Caroline Wozniacki with 16%. Rounding out the list is Victoria Azarenka (3%), Sabine Lisicki (2%), Petra Kvitova (2%), Venus Williams (2%), Simona Halep (1%), Tsvetana Pironkova (1%), and Tamia Paszek (1%).
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A couple days late, but with how sexy Maria Sharapova looked on Wednesday night at the ESPYS, we had to make sure to still show you the pics. Oh, and she took home an ESPY that night for Best Female Tennis Player. Looking gorgeous and winning awards? Just another day for the Thigh Goddess.Anyway, check out these pics of Maria at the ESPYS:Get the latest Thigh updates by following...
Novak Djokovic and Maria Sharapova for Head Tennis
The 20th Annual ESPY Awards brought top athletes from various sports together on Wednesday night to honor those who shared in the best sports moments over the past year. HEAD stars Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic were each honored with an ESPY trophy.
Maria Sharapova, who plays with the YouTek™ IG Instinct MP, took the...
Jamba Juice just hit Capitol Hill.
The Jamba Juice Company opened up their newest store in Washington D.C.'s Dupont Circle this week. The newest location -- 1333 19th Street, NW, is operated through a joint venture with tennis star and recent Wimbeldon Doubles Champion Venus Williams.
“We are very excited about the partnership we’ve created with Venus and our expansion...
Serena Williams in news conference
by David Sweet
STANFORD, California – Serena Williams opened her title defense at the Bank of the West Classic on Wednesday against local favorite, wildcard Nicole Gibbs.
Gibbs is an All-American in both singles and doubles. She’s currently a student at Stanford University, where the Bank of the West Classic is being played, so...
Tennis star Serena Williams has never been shy about branching off into other areas of entertainment. Next up for the tennis ace, an animated feature with a tennis theme, naturally titled WimbleToad. Get it like the Grand Slam tournament she just won. How creative. Williams will executive produce the project along with Exodus Film [...]
Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic both took home some hardware from the 2012 ESPYs last night! Maria, who was nominated for Best Female Athlete, Best Comeback Athlete, and Best Female Tennis Player, was 1 for 3 for the night, taking home the award for Best Female Tennis Player
By David Sweet
STANFORD, California - Serena Williams was visibly tired when she took the court against Chanelle Scheepers in the first night match. She was still on European time – she admitted in her follow up news conference. This allowed Scheepers to keep pace with Williams through the first set, but after trading a few breaks Williams found her form.
She then won...
Aces – Most
Men: 98 – Philip Kohlschreiber (from five matches).
Ladies: 102 – Serena Williams (all-time record).
Attendance was 484,805.
12,000 bananas (for players).
142,000 portions of strawberries.
1 million separate transactions made.
Centre Court Roof
Closed at some stage during the day owing to poor weather on 9 of 13 days.
Serena Williams overcame a shaky start and two service breaks to beat lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for her second straight Bank of the West Classic title.
Eight days after winning Wimbledon, Williams saved a set point and won the final four games of the opening set. It was the 43rd WTA Tour championship of Williams' career, tying older sister Venus for the...
Serena Williams' final tuneup for the London Olympics will be an All-American affair.
Williams overpowered Romania's Sorana Cirstea 6-1, 6-2 in the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday night to set up the first all-American WTA final on home soil in eight years against lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe.
"It's cool," Williams said. "Everybody's always asking...
By David Sweet
STANFORD, California – Defending champion Serena Williams will play lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe in the final at the Bank of the West Classic tournament held on Stanford University’s campus. The two had very different paths to the finals.
Williams essentially stream rolled over all her competition. This includes the 6-1 6-2 semifinal over...
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Today marks a dark spot on the world wide sports canvas; the day after the MLB All Star game. Major sports fans have nothing to look forward to today. No baseball. No basketball (unless the WNBA catches your fancy.) I’m sure there are some third world soccer matches taking place today. No more afternoon Wimbledon grunting from Maria Sharapova, which...