Dec 16, 2012
Malaysian tennis fans will be in for a treat next year as former world no. 1 Caroline Wozniacki will play in the BMW Malaysia Open from Feb 25-March 3 at the Royal Selangor Golf Club.
Wozniacki who is now ranked no. 10 will be joined by defending champion Hsieh Su-Wei.
Earlier Wozniacki was spotted at the Miami Heat game with her golfer boyfriend Rory McIlroy who reportedly bought a $10.9 million home in Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.
(Image via Tennis Forum)
Jul 23, 2012
I'm all excited because the Malaysian Open has named Juan Monaco as one of the four marquee players for this year's tournament. The Argentinian who is a fresh face to the tournament just won the Hamburg title on Sunday and enters the top 10 for the first time today.
The other three marquee players are David Ferrer, Kei Nishikori and Alexandr Dolgopolov.
Meanwhile, PTT Thailand Open who will be celebrating its 10th anniversary has named their marquee players as well. They are Janko Tipsarevic, Gilles Simon, Fernando Verdasco, Richard Gasquet, Milos Raonic, Gael Monfils and Bernard Tomic.
(Images via Malaysian Open and PTT Thailand Open's Facebook fan pages)
Jul 15, 2012
I read about the marriage between Marcos Baghdatis and fellow tennis player Karolina Sprem from Marija's Women's Tennis Blog .
The two tennis players tied the knot in a fairy tale wedding complete with horse carriage witnessed by friends and family.
The wedding took place at the Trakoscan castle in the bride's native Croatia.
(Images via index.hr)
Jul 14, 2012
Rafael Nadal is officially the Spanish flag bearer at the London Olympics. He attended the handover ceremony in Madrid earlier today.
The event will kick off in two weeks time.
(Images via Yahoo! Eurosport UK)
Jul 13, 2012
Surprisingly Andy Murray doesn't reward himself with a vacation after a great final at the Wimbledon last week.
While Roger Federer, the eventual Wimbledon champion is spending his vacation at Sardinia, Italy with wifey Mirka, Andy Murray was spotted under the rain with girlfriend Kim Sears as they went shopping on West London's Kensington High Street.
Hope his luck will change for the better soon.
(Images via dailymail.co.uk)
Daniela Hantuchova receives a lot of coverage recently after being featured in the latest ESPN magazine Body Issue. However she was overshadowed by Maria Sharapova at last night's ESPY Awards.
With NFL player Rob Gronkowski of the New England Patriots
(Images via zimbio.com)
Jul 12, 2012
The couple left their twin daughters Myla Rose and Charlene Riva behind, enjoying some well-deserved time together before the Olympics kick off on July 27.
If Roger Federer is a Greek god, then Maria Sharapova must be a Greek goddess.
The beautiful Russian tennis star hits the red carpet at the 2012 ESPY Awards held at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday in Los Angeles.
Dressed in a blue J. Mendel Grecian gown, Sharapova was nominated for Best Female Athlete. The award eventually went to basketballer Brittney Griner.
“I love attending the ESPYs – such a night of glamour! It’s a rare occasion to have so many talented athletes in one spot,” Maria exclusively told JustJared.com.
“For the same reasons, I can’t wait for my first Olympics in two weeks, I know that will be a career experience I will cherish for a long time.”
Sharapova will be her country's flag bearer at the Olympics.
(Via Just Jared, news.com.au)
Daniela Hantuchova arrived at the ESPN Magazine's Body Issue 2012 bash fully clothed. The event was held at the Belasco Theater in Los Angeles.
(Images via cozycot)
A continuation to his shirtless vacation at Sardinia, Italy, Rafael Nadal was spotted snorkeling with some friends yesterday.
Nadal showed off his toned body in a pair of bright red swim shorts as he grabbed a mask and a pair of flippers before venturing into the water.
The famous butt
(Images via dailymail.co.uk)
Jul 11, 2012
Daniela Hantuchova is this year's tennis star to make the annual Body Issue on the ESPN magazine.
The Slovak previously posed in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue in 2009.
Other tennis stars who have been featured in the Body Issue are Wimbledon champion Serena Williams (2009) and Vera Zvonareva (2011).
Click here for the full list of athletes who pose in the buff for ESPN magazine’s signature Bodies We Want photo portfolio.
(Images via tennisforum.com)
Tommy Haas and Janko Tipsarevic tested the limits of gravity during a photo call for the Mercedes Cup in Stuttgart on Monday.
Tipsarevic is the top seed at the clay court event.
(Images via Mercedes Cup official website)
Jul 10, 2012
There's no better way to relax for Rafael Nadal than going out to the sea.
Yesterday, he congratulated Roger Federer on the Wimbledon victory and Andy Murray for the great performance on Facebook while showing off his catch - a huge sea bass.
Meanwhile, Just Jared reported that Nadal was spotted having a vacation at Sardinia, Italy on Monday. For more pictures, click here.
(Images via Just Jared, Rafael Nadal's Facebook fan page)
After attended the Wimbledon on the Fourth of July, the First Couple of Tennis Andre Agassi and Steffi Graf were spotted having a vacation with their family in Italy.
(Images via Sina Sports)
Jul 9, 2012
Roger Federer Serena Williams attend the Wimbledon Championships 2012 Winners Ball at the InterContinental Park Lane Hotel last night.
It is Federer's seventh Wimbledon title and Williams' fifth. Both of them are 30-year-old.
Federer with wife Mirka
(Images via zimbio.com)