Serena Williams has been fighting knee problems and depression since losing the U.S. Open in September, when she ended her season early just short of accomplishing a calendar year Grand Slam. But on Wednesday, while eating Chinese food, she stopped a thief from swiping her iPhone in a flash.
Defending champion Spain's Rafael Nadal returns the ball to Argentina's Eduardo Schwank during their third round match in the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium in Paris, Saturday, June 2, 2012. (AP Photo/Christophe Ena)
So much for tennis fans being polite. Earlier today, Novak Djokovic beat Rafael Nadal in an epic match to win the Australian Open, which lasted nearly 6 hours—the longest Grand Slam singles final in history. He decided to celebrate by throwing one of his extra shirts up to a fan in the stands, but it didn't quite go…
TOKYO, JAPAN - OCTOBER 09: Rafael Nadal of Spain plays a forehand in his singles final during the match against Andy Murray of Great Britain during day seven of the Rakuten Open at Ariake Colosseum on October 9, 2011 in Tokyo, Japan. (Photo by Lintao Zhang/Getty Images)
Reporting that Rafael Nadal won a match on a clay surface is a lot like reporting that the Mets lost a game, so we needed another angle on his 6-2, 6-2 win over Gael Monfils in the Barcelona Open quarterfinals today. Luckily, the cameras on hand for the match captured that angle for us. In the incredible career that…
Indian Wells, CA, March 19: One of these things is not like the other, and we're all thinking it, so let's just accept that we're 12 and that we're thinking it. It's okay! It's Saturday, and Saturday is for happy, silly thoughts...and fantasies, if that's your thing. Hahahaha, thing. (Okay, done.)
[Melbourne, Australia; January 16. Image via Getty]
Vanity Fair's bitchiest interviewer, George Wayne, sat down with tennis icon Billie Jean King for a rollicking interview in which the two discuss sex, love, and Rafael Nadal's "bubble butt." One of the best parts of the discussion is when King talks about standing up for transsexual Renée Richards. "I just had my eyes…