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Tourists and locals flocked to watch the leggy Russian player celebrate her win in style next to the Eiffel Tower.
Wearing a black and taupe mini dress with a patterned flared skirt, she proudly held her trophy as she posed in front of the famous French landmark.
She is right now on a short sabbatical after giving birth to a baby from her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, co-founder of Reddit, and plans to return to competitive tennis with the Australian Open of 2018.
“Sharapova beat Williams twice in 2004, including her breakthrough win as a 17-year-old in the Wimbledon finals, but Williams has treated Sharapova as her personal punching bag ever since,” writes Kurt Badenhausen in .
In the early 1990s, Dutch tennis star, Richard Krajicek put his foot in his mouth when he said that 80 percent of women’s tennis players were ‘fat, lazy pigs’.
When challenged, he said, “I am sorry that was exaggerated.
Tennis great, John Newcombe once said that at Wimbledon, “Ladies are simply the candles on the cake.” Times have changed.
Women’s tennis does matter and Wimbledon now gives out equal prize-money to men and women!
At the end of the 20 century, there were the epic battles that Pete ‘the pistol’ Sampras fought with Courier, Becker, Agassi, Rafter and others.
The world of tennis has seen some intense rivalries over the last hundred odd years, but none as bitter as the one between Sharapova and Serena.
The Russian, who moved to the United States when she was seven, states in her book that she was never enamoured or overawed by the Williams sisters.
She says she even refused to stand, like the others, when Serena entered the 2002 Wimbledon Champions Ball.
Serena Williams, with 23 Grand Slam singles titles under her belt, is arguably the greatest female tennis player of all time.
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Could this also be one of the factors motivating Serena to go on court, against the Russian, with all guns blazing? Tennis aficionados, however, believe that Serena’s pursuit of Grand Slam records has provided a hell of a lot of drama for women’s tennis in recent years.