Tag Archives: tennis

  • Venus Williams Butt Naked in ESPN Magazine’s Body Issue (Watch)

    Jul 8, 14 by EURPublisher01 10 Comments

    Although Venus is older than her sister Serena, she is following in lil’ sis’ footsteps when it comes to stripping down for ESPN The Magazine. The sixth annual edition of its Body Issue features 22 athletes posing nude, including the five-time Wimbledon champion. In an interview accompanying the spread, Venus, joked about posting nude: “It didn’t dawn on […]

  • Serena Williams Pregnancy Rumors Begin; Also, Navratalova Not Buying ‘Viral Illness’

    Jul 3, 14 by EURPublisher01 13 Comments

    *At least one foreign gossip site is claiming that Serena Williams is pregnant…and that her tennis coach could be the father. The five-time Wimbledon champ and world No. 1 was forced to withdraw from her doubles match with sister Venus this week when she started exhibiting bizarre behavior on the court – particularly a loss of […]

  • Venus Out; Serena Advances in First Round of Australian Open

    Jan 13, 14 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *Venus Williams was let down by her serve and her concentration at crucial times on Day 1 of the Australian Open. She was eliminated from the tournament after losing 2-6, 6-4, 6-4 to no. 22-seeded Ekaterina Makarova. Meanwhile, Serena appeared as polished as ever in beating Australian teenager Ashleigh Barty, reports ESPN. The top-ranked Williams […]

  • LeBron James, Serena Williams Named AP Athletes Of The Year

    Dec 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 Leave a comment

    *LeBron James and Serena Williams were announced as The Associated Press’ 2013 Male and Female Athletes of the Year. James received 31 of 96 votes cast in a poll of news organizations, beating Peyton Manning (20) and NASCAR driver Jimmie Johnson (7). He becomes the third basketball player to capture the award that has been annually awarded since 1931. “I’m chasing something […]

  • The Soul of the US Open, Day 2: Upstart, Victoria Duval, Upends Sam Stosur (Watch)

    Aug 27, 13 by garadf 3 Comments

    *If you were looking forward to seeing former US Open champion, Samantha Stosur, fight her way to the final stages of this year’s tournament, I hope you didn’t blink, because you would’ve missed her. In a stunning Day 2, first round upset, Stosur was taken out by virtual-Slam-virgin, Victoria Duval, in three surprisingly closely contested […]

  • James Blake, Tracy McGrady Announce Retirement

    Aug 26, 13 by EURpublisher02 1 Comment

    *Retirement was in the air Monday, as two veterans in their respective sports announce the end of their playing careers. Leaving open the door to play overseas, seven-time All-Star Tracy McGrady says he is retiring from the NBA. “It’s been 16 years playing the game I love. I’ve had a great run, but it’s time […]