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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 [...]
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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...
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,...
Love is in the air in the tennis world.
Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov are an item, according to multiple news outlets, and they’re already exchanging some pretty impressive gifts.
According to Blick.Ch, Sharapova gave Dimitrov a $105,000 Porsche 911 Carrera 4s, the very car she won late last month when she successfully defended her Stuttgart Grand Prix title.
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 [...]
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...
Tweet Talk about showering your mate with expensive gifts… Maria Sharapova is one of the best and most recognizable women’s tennis players in the world. The 26-year old — more on this later — is reportedly dating men’s rising tennis star Grigor Dimitrov, but that isn’t the story. Dimitrov, who is currently ranked 28th in the [...]
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 [...]
By Tumaini Carayol (May 9, 2013) Up first on Central Court, Maria Sharapova continued her undisputed reign on the red dirt with a hard-fought straight sets victory over Sabine Lisicki 6-2, 7-5. Despite the one-sided first set scoreline, the reigning French Open, Stuttgart and Rome champion found herself deep in battle from the beginning as [...]
Sloane Stephens torched Serena Williams in a recent intervew.
Tuesday, she took to Twitter to back away from her comments.
Top-ranked Serena Williams outlasted Anabel Medina Garrigues 6-3, 0-6, 7-5 to reach the Madrid Open semifinals on Friday.
Williams appeared to wear down against the scrappy Spaniard on the red clay court, and after getting blanked in the second set she fell behind 4-2 in the decider.
But the defending champion rallied back to break Medina Garrigues' serve twice to move on....
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...
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I know most the of the fan base isn’t about soccer, but these logos are pretty funny. I’ve done posts before about odd futbol team names, well here are some odd logos. Enjoy
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The new documentary “Venus and Serena,” in theaters May 10, offers a glimpse into the work ethic and the mindset their father instilled in them. “He raised them with a great deal of love, and he also always gave them a sense of freedom,” Michelle Major, who directed the documentary, said. “He’s fiercely protective of them.” Of course he’s protective...