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French Tennis Player Says Men Deserve To Be Paid More Than Women

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  • French tennis player Gilles Simon recently said male players should be paid more than females at Grand Slam tennis events. When there was pushback against his remarks, he only dug the hole deeper, saying, “My point was that I have the feeling that men’s tennis is actually more interesting than women’s tennis. As in any business or anything, you just have to be paid just about that. It’s not because we play five sets and they are playing three.” Not surprisingly, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova both vehemently disagree. What do you think about his remarks? (I’m not going to pretend to know much about professional tennis here.) [ESPN, Sports Illustrated] Keep reading »

Serena Williams Gets Fined, Again, Bringing Her Tab Above $93,000

On Sunday night, Serena Williams was not pleased with a line judge at the US Open. During a match against Sam Stosur, Williams got frustrated and snapped at said judge, “You’re out of control … You’re a hater, and you’re just unattractive inside … Really, don’t even look at me.” These words were pretty tame for Serena—I can just imagine a coach doing drills with her to practice saying “unattractive inside” instead of an expletive. But still, she was given a $2,000 fine for the incident. So does Serena regret her words? “I don’t even remember what I said. It was just so intense out there,” she explained. “I guess I’ll see it on YouTube.” [Newser]

Oh, but this is not the first time Serena has been fined. After the jump, a full rundown. Keep reading »

Star Couplings: Serena Williams Wants Drake On Her Arm

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Quotable: Serena Williams Knows It Hurts To Be Beautiful

“One time I was at the net — one of the few times I come up to the net — and I hit a volley and my earring hit me in the eye and I couldn’t see. I eventually had to take them off. Now I practice in my jewelry before I play. You know, you’re on the court, you’re grunting, you’re sweating. It’s not your best look. So I just try to accessorize a bit.”

Serena Williams has her priorities and those priorities include accessorizing. [Style.com] Keep reading »

Serena Williams Has A Fondness For Too-Small Swimsuits

Serena Williams has a banging body, but I’m afraid this bikini bottom will squeeze all the blood out of her bulging muscles. She’s a repeat offender in the too-small bikini category. [Miami, 4/2/10] Keep reading »

Serena Williams Has It, Flaunts It

Tired of stick-thin models? Serena Williams has the cure. [Miami Beach, 3/25/10] Keep reading »

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