How scandalous. More »
How scandalous. More »
Over the weekend, Indian Wells Tennis Garden CEO Raymond Moore opened his mouth and revealed to the world that he is actually a rude, sexist man with opinions better suited for the Victorian era. More »
Serena Williams is currently the number one ranked tennis player in the world. She was just beat, in a brutal and very close game, by Roberta Vinci, a woman who is currently ranked at 43rd. This is a tremendous upset! Like, huge. Unprecedented, almost.
Williams made it to the semi-finals after eking by… More »
“To be perfectly honest, I don’t want to be here.” More »
Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more. More »
Here is Serena Williams, your tennis queen and all-around fantastic human, looking like one hundred million dollars on the cover of New York Magazine’s fall fashion issue. The story contained within is a rundown of both her tennis and her burgeoning fashion career and is a good, hard look at the success she’s had and what… More »
Remember that New York Times’ piece about Serena Williams’ body? The one published on Friday that got my knickers all in a twist? By Saturday morning, as Williams was destroying the court at Wimbledon and winning her second Grand Slam, the outrage had spread to Twitter, with many calling out the Grey Lady and sports journalist Ben… More »
The majority of Twitter yesterday was in jubilant celebration of Serena Williams and her Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon. The hashtag #SerenaSlam went viral, and happiness abounded.
But, it wouldn’t be any kind of female victory without endless body shaming, now would it? A woman can’t get through one second of celebration without… More »
I’m by no means an actual tennis aficionado, but I love any and all displays of women proving how strong and powerful and bad ass they are, and Serena Williams exemplifies all those attributes and then some. Tomorrow, Williams is vying for the title at
Wimbleton Wimbledon, and if she pulls it off, she’ll have… More »
Articles chronicling the story of Serena’s 3rd consecutive U.S. Open win were accompanied with pictures of a smiling trophy-displaying Serena Williams standing in front of American flags as they wavered carelessly behind. For many, this photo represents the modern America we all want to believe in: One free of yesteryear’s discrimination and racism… More »
On Monday, 19-year-old Eugenie Bouchard of Montreal became the first Canadian tennis player in history to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. That’s pretty cool, right? But what inquiring minds really want to know is what celebrity this teenager would like to date. … More »
“Do you think [Marion] Bartoli’s dad told her when she was little: ‘You’re never going to be a looker, you’ll never be a [Maria] Sharapova, so you have to be scrappy and fight’?
Yeah, BBC’s Radio 5 Live host John Inverdale actually said this after Marion Bartoli defeated Sabine Lisicki to win the woman’s Grand… More »
It seems only fitting that on 7/7/2013, a Brit should reclaim the Wimbledon crown after 77 years. Today Andy Murray finally put a nation out of its misery and won Wimbledon. The Scot became the first Brit to win the tennis championship since Fred Perry in 1936. He beat world No. 1 Novak Djokovicin straight sets.
The match… More »
The Danish tennis player Caroline Wozniacki has been accused of racism after she stuffed her bra and skirt, to give the appearance of ample breasts and butt, on the court yesterday, apparently mimicking her fellow women’s tennis player Serena Williams. Wozniacki was playing a game in Sao Paolo, Brazil, against Anna Kournikova when, with a big grin… More »
Hey Carly Jepsen / This may sound cray / But is that a giant tennis racket / or did you get hit with a shrink ray? The world may never know. [Photo: Fame/Flynet] … More »
I am obsessed with Serena Williams. In fact, she’s kind of my idol. I mean, this woman can serve a tennis ball at 128 miles per hour(!), win $38 million in prize money, wear a lycra catsuit at the US Open, swear at line judges, guest star on “Law and Order: SVU,” sell clothes on… More »
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… More »
Congratulations are due to Rafael Nadal, who won the French Open this weekend! Here he is looking all soulful and sexy with his trophy/cup thingy.Mmm, so many hotties in the sport of tennis, huh? Because Rafael can’t do it alone, here are some other pro tennis hotties who know how to wield their rackets. Don’t… More »
Some handy puns and phrases that could be used to describe 26-year-old tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands wearing a dress made of tennis balls to a pre-Wimbledon party last week:
“She was definitely the belle of the ball!”
“All eye-balls were definitely on her!”
“I would rate this dress a ten … More »