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Clive Brunskill/Getty Images EuropeWhen tennis broadcaster Annabel Croft referred to reigning French Open champion Serena Williams as 'huge', she could have been talking about a number of positive things. Unfortuantly, instead of discussing Serena's talent or legacy, Croft was making ****** remarks about Serena's bottom. Croft made disparaging remarks about Serena's figure during a corporate lunch. One of the LTA people invited to the lunch was offended by Croft's remarks, and spilt all to the media. 'Annabel made many personal asides about Serena, saying that she was huge. She said all Serena's dresses were very carefully designed to hide her bulk. She then moved on to concentrate on what she termed as Serena's huge backside. She said she was in the ladies' changing room and wondering who was going to wear what looked like a wedding dress. She then saw Serena getting into this dress and that the train had been carefully designed to wrap...
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This is the impossible. It doesn't happen because it can't happen. Now, it did happen. Serena Williams lost in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Monday, 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to Sabine Lisicki.
It's not just that Serena lost, which seems nearly impossible enough. The bigger issue is this:
For maybe the first time ever, Williams buckled, both mentally and physically. Both, at...
By Ros Satar (July 1, 2013) WIMBLEDON – As if last Wednesday was not enough fun for the tennis gods, they toyed with the seemingly natural order of things just a little more on Round 4 Monday. Possibly one of the best days usually on the tennis schedule, Wimbledon looks to put all [...]
Add Serena Williams to the list of big names eliminated early at this unpredictable Wimbledon.
The defending champion failed to close out a see-saw third set Monday, dropping the last four games against Sabine Lisicki of Germany to lose 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 in the fourth round and end her career-best 34-match winning streak.
It was the latest in a string of upsets that has jolted the...
LONDON — Defending champion Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon on Monday, failing to close out a seesaw third set and falling 6-2, 1-6, 6-4 to Sabine Lisicki of Germany.
The loss, another major upset at Wimbeldon, ended Williams’ career-best 34-match winning streak and her attempt to capture a sixth title at the All England Club.
Williams was up a break twice...
Sabine Lisicki upset Serena Williams at Wimbledon on Monday in one of the biggest upsets tennis has seen recently. The 23-year-old German halted Williams’ 34-match win streak and advanced to the quarterfinals in the process.
Since most people aren’t familiar with Lisicki, we figured we’d introduce you to her with some pictures. The 5-10 blonde actually trains in America and...
Women’s top seed and defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams was upset on Monday falling in three sets to Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-2, 1-6, 6-4. Williams won the first set and after losing the second, had 3-0 and 4-2 leads, but could not take another game. Williams joins other big names such as Roger Federer [...]
This year’s Wimbledon tournament arguably has been one of the most bizarre in recent memory, with colossal upsets being the central theme of all the wacky events occurring on the hallowed grass. But there really isn’t much sense in taking all that time to watch match after match after match of Wimbledon when the folks [...]The post Why watch Wimbledon when Taiwanese animation...
The learning curve is painful and cruel, and you can't avoid it. It's as if you're driving down the road and your car automatically searches out and finds every last bump and pothole, even cliff.
For Sloane Stephens, American tennis hopeful, the problem is that you don't know for sure which bumps you'll eventually figure out how to clear easily and which ones...
(July 2, 2013) No. 23 seed Sabine Lisicki did on Tuesday failed to do what few seed-killers could not do this fortnight at Wimbledon – win a match after the big upset. A day after the German’s stunning three-set victory over No. 1 Serena Williams, Lisicki took down No. 46 Kaia Kanepi 6-3, 6-3 to move into the [...]
THE CHAMPIONSHIPS Wimbledon, Great Britain June 24-July 7, 2013 Grand Slam Grass/Outdoors Results – Monday, July 1, 2013 Ladies’ Singles – Fourth round (23) Sabine Lisicki (GER) d. (1) Serena Williams (USA) 62 16 64 (4) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Tsvetana Pironkova (BUL) 46 63 63 (6) Li Na (CHN) d. (11) Roberta Vinci [...]