Despite $800 shoes, Sharapova Loses at Wimbledon
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Maria Sharapova went bling-bling to Wimbledon this year, wearing $800 18-carat glitter on her shoes, has been voted the favorite female tennis player of the last 20 years at Wimbledon by a men's mag, she's fashion model tall (6"0"), and she grunts louder than a hippo in heat.
But while the 18-year-old Russian won the Wimbledon crown last year, she was unable to defend it, losing to Venus Williams today in the semis, 7-6 (2), 6-1.
Maria's overwhelming appeal to tennis fans is evident as she received an astonishing 46% of the vote from more than 10,000 readers of weekly men's magazine Zoo. Fellow Russian Anna Kournikova was second with 19% and 1980's star Argentine Gabriela Sabatini received 15%. Another beauty and fan favorite, Daniella Hantuchova of Croatia, and American Serena Williams, were rated forth and fifth respectively.
Paul Merrill, Zoo Editor, said: "Whereas Anna Kournikova had the looks but no game, Maria Sharapova has the lot. Not only is she the current Wimbledon Champion, but she has the looks and figure of a supermodel."
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