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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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Kim Clijsters beats Vera Zvonareva to defend US Open title

Posted by Lana On 9/12/2010 10:10:00 AM

Kim Clijsters of Belgium holds her daughter Jada as she poses with her trophy after defeating Vera Zvonareva of Russia during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 11, 2010. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

The final promised so much between defending champion Kim Clijsters and Vera Zvonareva, who had progressed to the final without dropping a set and who beat Clijsters in their last two meetings, both this year - including a quarterfinal loss at Wimbledon. But at the end, in one sided final, Kim Clijsters defeated Vera Zvonareva 62 61 to defend her US Open title in just 60 minutes.

Clijster has now won 21 consecutive matches in New York, the second-longest winning streak here in the Open Era, trailing only Chris Evert's 31. She triumphed at US Open in 2005 and then coming out of retirement last year to win the title again in just the 14th match of her comeback.

"Last year, people were still curious to see how I was playing; this year, people knew with my history here I was maybe one of the contenders," Clijsters said. "I wasn't playing my best tennis at the beginning of the tournament, but I was able to lift my game in the last two matches, when I needed to. That's probably what I'm most pleased about over these last 14 days, that I was able to do that."

Vera Zvonareva of Russia poses with her plaque after losing her women's finals match to Kim Clijsters of Belgium during the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York, September 11, 2010.      REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT TENNIS)

"It was a great honor to be in the finals of the US Open and play in front of the New York crowd," Zvonareva said. "Kim just played a very good match. She didn't give me chances to get into the match. I tried my best. I gave 100%."

Clijsters consoled a visibly upset Zvonareva after receiving the winner's trophy. "You're a great player," she told the Russian in front of a sold-out crowd. "Keep it going. It'll happen. It took me six of seven finals until I got my first one."

"Kim's a great champion, but also a great person. Because she said that, maybe I'm not so disappointed now," Zvonareva said about Clijsters' comments at her press conference. "Hopefully I'll have another chance. Hopefully I'll go far in another Grand Slam. Hopefully I will be more experienced."

(Source: Sony Ericsson WTA Tour)


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