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Photos: Masha shows off the ring!!

Posted by Lana On October 24 2010

Newly engaged couple Maria Sharapova and Los Angeles Laker Sasha Vujacic were looking lovey in Los Angeles, CA on Saturday as they walk hand in hand while out for lunch. Sharapova could be seen wearing a rather large engagement ring while out and about with her future husband.

Serena Williams on the Cover of August 2010 Harper Bazaar

Posted by Lana On July 04 2010

Serena Williams is featured on Cover of August 2010 Harper's Bazaar, which hits newsstands July 20th. In the photo spread, Serena showcases her stylish self in a Fendi dress and sports a swimsuit by Eres. Inside the monthly magazine, Serena talks about how she came to accept her body, about the difficulties, and importance, of accepting her own physical differences, and dating, revealing the reason behind breaking up with rapper Common.

Photos: Shakira Attends Nadal vs Mathieu Match

Posted by Lana On June 29 2010

Shakira was spotted out at the All England Club in London on Monday afternoon watching Rafael Nadal and Paul-Henri Mathieu during their fourth round match for the Wimbledon Championships. Here are the photos, enjoy!

Photos: Brooklyn Decker, Kim Sears, Bec Cartwright and Mirka Vavrinec on Day Seven at Wimbledon

Posted by Lana On June 29 2010

Here are the photos of Brooklyn Decker, Kim Sears, Bec Cartwright and Mirka Vavrinec supporting their husbands/boyfriends on Day Seven of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on June 28, 2010 in London, England. Enjoy!

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Samantha Stosur clinch Charleston Title

Posted by Lana On 4/19/2010 07:41:00 AM

Stosur holds trophy after winning singles final at Family Circle Cup Tennis in Charleston

Samantha Stosur defeated Vera Zvonareva 60 63 in just 52 minutes to win Family Circle Cup. It was the quickest final in the Family Circle Cup's 38-year history!

"To be able to play that well in a final is a great feeling. You always hope you'll do that, but to actually go and perform that way is very, very pleasing," said Stosur. "Vera and I played a few weeks ago in Indian Wells and I was able to do it there too. Obviously I wasn't taking anything for granted here, and I definitely had to play well."

For Stosur, who became the first Australian to win the singles title at the Family Circle Cup, this was second Sony Ericsson WTA Tour singles title. She won in Osaka, Japan last year.

"The first title I won is always going to be very special. It took me a while to get that," Stosur said. "This is bigger than Osaka though. To do it on clay and playing well all week is just a great feeling. You can't really compare the two, but this is definitely a bigger event and I'm pleased I was able to play so well."

Zvonareva was playing in her 22nd career final, second in Charleston where she was runner-up to Serena Williams two years ago. She was trying to win her 11th career title and her second of the year after a successful title defense in Pattaya City.

"Right now I'm a little bit disappointed about the match. Overall I think it's a good start to the clay court season though," Zvonareva said. "It was my first clay court tournament in about two years, so I should be happy. Hopefully I can keep improving my game and play well the rest of the clay court season.

"It was great to be playing in front of the crowd here. Everyone loves their tennis here. Everyone comes to see the tournament every year, and it's a pleasure to be able to play on the center court with the stadium packed with fans."

Huber and Petrova hold trophy and flowers after winning doubles final at Family Circle Cup Tennis in Charleston.

In the doubles final, Liezel Huber and Nadia Petrova defeated Vania King and Michaella Krajicek 63 64. They were playing together for the very first time.

"It's a fantastic experience. I was coming here this year only to compete in singles and Liezel's husband offered me to play doubles with her this week," Petrova said. "I saw this as an opportunity to work on my doubles game and have a chance to defend my title from last year. I had wonderful fun with Liezel."


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