Maria Sharapova supports tennis grunting ban (video)

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Maria Sharapova surprised everyone when she came out in support of the Women’s Tennis Association’s decision to ban grunting. The controversial ban would be enforced for the next generation of tennis players.

Grunting during tennis matches has been a controversial subject matter for quite some time. Some believe it is a massive distraction from the game, while others claim it actually helps. The ban would only affect younger generations, forcing their trainers to teach them different breathing techniques.

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Federer-Nadal Rivalry The Crown Of Men’s Tennis Revival

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Despite the lack of quality Americans in the sport, men’s tennis is seeing an apex in the game not seen since the Andre Agassi and Pete Sampras duels in the 1990’s.  This season has been dominated by one man:  Novak Djokovic.  Djokovic ran off a 43 match winning streak before being knocked off by Roger Federer in the French Open semifinal.  The victory gives us a fourth Roger Federer vs Rafael Nadal final in six years.  The streak and the transcendent rivalry gives sports fans something amazing that few people are actually watching.  More on the greatness of tennis today served up after the jump.

 

Bryan Vickroy

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Link Bank 6-2-11: Weinergate, Ginger Lee, Maria Sharapova, Blake Lively

Maria Sharapova is back in the French Open semifinals. Basically, with everything she’s done to market herself off the court, and how everything appears to be clicking in personal life the past couple years- she’s someone who doesn’t suck at life. I know a lot of people who do suck at life, but I know very few who are the opposite- like her. (Tampa Bay.com)

-Internet weirdoes and perverts, I regret to inform you that your Blake Lively nude pics are fake. (The Superficial)

By Paul M. Banks

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