Serena Hits Courts

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  1. Bones08

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    http://www.cincytennis.com/en/players/gallery/2006/071506/f_1.jpg

    http://www.cincytennis.com/en/players/gallery/2006/071506/f_2.jpg

    http://www.cincytennis.com/en/photos/swilliams_2006cincy_sat1_150200.jpg


    Serena Williams Hits The Practice Courts, Draws Myskina First Round
    MASON – July 15, 2006 – As Serena Williams was hitting the Lindner Family Tennis Center practice courts for the first time, she was given one of the toughest opening round opponents, as the main draw ceremony took place Saturday at the Western & Southern Financial Group Women's Open.

    Williams, who has had to take nearly six months off the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour due to a left knee injury, is making her return to professional competition this week at the $175,000, Tier III event, and looked very sharp as she practiced on an outside court with mother and coach, Oracene, at her side. In returning to the Tour, the 24-year-old American brings back one of the great talents of our time, one that has taken her to seven Grand Slam singles titles and the No.1 ranking, among numerous other accomplishments.

    Unseeded at this event, Williams will have to be at her best in her opening match, however, as she faces the tournament's No.2 seed, Anastasia Myskina. Myskina, currently ranked No.11, has also had a lot of success on the world's biggest tennis stages, winning the French Open in 2004 and rising to the No.2 ranking later that year. After a somewhat disappointing beginning to this season, the 25-year-old Russian has been in solid form as of late, winning 14 of her last 18 matches, her most impressive showing being a runner-up finish at Eastbourne, upsetting Svetlana Kuznetsova before falling to Justine Henin-Hardenne in a third set tie-break.

    The match between Williams and Myskina is just one of many intriguing first round encounters lined up for Monday and Tuesday in Cincinnati. Stay tuned for more on the upcoming excitement.
     
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  2. Marat Safinator

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    and who was it that said she wasnt fat?
     
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  3. Bones08

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    You are one of her fans right! You really like Serena don't you. What inspires you about her? She has lost weight, hasn't she. Anyone can tell, go pull a picture up from the AO and it's clear as day she's lost weight. She's practicing in a long Sleeve shirt buddy, shirts move when you hit the ball. Look at those legs, compare these pictures to the AO-Major Difference!
     
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    Bones is right; Serena looks great and I personally can't wait to see her whoop some ***. I want her to shut all the TW haters up!!!
     
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    I don't yet expect her to beat Myskina.
    But hopefully she will be a contender again in the slams next year.
    It would be sad if a great talent like her were at the end of the road already while just being 24 years old.

    Condi
     
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  6. Marat Safinator

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    well she must have been pretty damn fat if she has lost some weight.
     
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  7. Bones08

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    Great Fan you are I must say. Serena is really on your mind isn't she, you like her huh?
     
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  8. sureshs

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    I like the thread title. Hope the courts don't get hurt too bad.
     
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  9. Bones08

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    Why would they get hurt?
     
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    looking forward to seeing her at the US Open...



    exiting in the 2nd round.
     
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  11. Saito

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    :lol: nice
     
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    2 New Fans to the Club!! Great Buddies, Membership...Name...Age...State....Why Do You Love Serena.....How long have you been inspired by her......Membership Pending!
     
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    lol, you don't get the joke?
     
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    I like the Jokes to be Funny, that wasn't funny. If she was Fat it would be, but she's not fat.
     
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  16. sandiegotennisboy

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    shes got another 15 lbs to lose.
     
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  17. chiru

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    shes done more than i thought, i thought she was just gonna get fatter and loose focus. maybe she worked hard, and maybe shes ready to take tennis seriously, and if she does, then i'll be behind her all the way. i dont mind a loser, so long as that loser gave it her all.
     
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    She still looks heavy and bored hitting that forehand.
     
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    courts crumble...film at 11:00pm.....

    on the other butt cheek...
     
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    I see Myskina winning 6-2 7-6.
     
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  22. Bones08

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    We'll see Tuesday!!! Just her coming on Saturday, when she didn't really have to be their until Monday in order to play on Tuesday night says something to me!
     
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  23. sandiegotennisboy

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    like, "im scared and i know i need to practice hard to beat olive"

    she is the ultimate waste of talent, and a fat one at that.
     
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  24. Marat Safinator

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    gagagagaga:D :cool:
     
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  25. Marat Safinator

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    yes she is fat, i agree.
     
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  26. Bones08

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    Add to the Fan Club, you keep spending your time on Serena Williams.Keep going, we want at least 3 pages.
     
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    no thats funny. go Myskina
     
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    Can't really see if the cankles have disappeared or not, but the picture does suggest she's lost a little..
     
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    Serena eager to get back
    Tennis star plays Tuesday in Mason in her first match since January.

    By John Boyle

    Staff Writer

    MASON | Sleeping in until noon was fun and all, but eventually, Serena Williams was eager to return to the tennis court.

    After a 5½-month layoff because of a knee injury, the seven-time Grand Slam champion and former No. 1 player in the world will do just that Tuesday night in the Western & Southern Women's Open.

    "I'm really excited to be back," Williams said. "I feel like a kid in a candy store. I feel like I have no pressure on me. ... I feel good."

    Williams will meet second-seeded Anastasia Myskina, a former French Open champion, at 7 p.m. at the Lindner Family Tennis Center in Mason. Williams, the former top-ranked player in the world who has slipped to No. 140, is unseeded in the 32-player field.

    "Anastasia's a good player," said Williams, who leads the all-time series 4-0. "We've had some really good matches. At some point you're going to have to play (top-seeded players). Why not now?"

    Williams' last match came in January at the Australian Open when she lost to Daniela Hantuchova in the third round. Williams has played only 31 matches since the start of the 2005 season.

    Besides getting her knee right — she returned too early from surgery in August 2003 and never fully recovered — Williams used the time away to recharge mentally from the grind of training and playing.

    "It was mentally draining," said Williams, who ended the 2002 campaign ranked No. 1. "I was training too much and so focused on going out there without recovering from my injury. For me, it was definitely the wrong thing to do.

    "The time off was awesome," she added. "I didn't wake up until noon every day. For 22 years, I was waking up at 7 or 8 (a.m.). It was great to wake up with no agenda."

    Williams' agenda includes tennis again. After meeting with the media for about 25 minutes Sunday, she practiced in sweltering conditions — on-court temperature readings were pushing triple digits — for about an hour on Center Court under the watchful eye of her mother and coach, Oracene.

    http://www.daytondailynews.com/spor...xsvc=7&cxcat=23
     
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  31. helloworld

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    Fattt !!!!!
     
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  32. Bones08

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    U really think so? I don't see fat!
     
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    If you don't think that is one fat mothur F@$@$ then you probably are FAT !!
     
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    If that is Fat, then I know too many "FAT" people. That is a Fit Body, and it's going to get even better!
     
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    I don't know many FAT people who have sculpted abs like that. While you're at it, why don't you post a pic of yourself?

    Serena is never going to look like Sharapova or Hantuchova, that just isn't her body type.
     
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  37. helloworld

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    If I was ever that FAT, I would have killed meself a long time ago !!!
     
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  38. Wildcard

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    Fat? "Holy Barry Bonds, Batman!!" I sure wouldn't want to meet up with that "fat" on a dark court! Can anyone say "special cream from trainer? "
     
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  39. Bones08

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    That's what the Blog Said? I know she's not far away from the Lidner Tennis Courts.
     
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    Isn't that nice, Serena has new Fans. I said on page 2, I couldn't wait until her new "Fans" got the thread into 3 pages, you great fans did it!
     
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  41. Brettolius

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    Have a gander at a map and then report back as to were the closest beach to Cincy is.
     
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  42. Bones08

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    I'd rather not, i guess she went out of the area to owrk/have fun on the beach. But they are pitcutre from 7/16/06!
     
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  43. Marat Safinator

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    well said man!
     
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  44. KuramaIX

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    She has a nice V shape lol
     
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    im one of the few on this board that has ever met serena and seen her face to face. it was this past halloween on my birthday. we were at a club called plush in los angeles. paris hilton was there as well.

    my girlfriend went up and took some photos of paris with her camera phone, she was very cool about and looked much hotter in person than i photos. then came serena in her nurses outfit.

    she looked like a linebacker and was not buff in the slightest she also told my girlfriend that she didnt want her picture taken very rudely. she thinks she is some kind of freakin' diva/model/fashion designer/actress. all she is and every will be is a tennis player who better get her ample arse back in shape or her time will pass her by.

    its just as well my GF didnt take her photo with her phone as she would have needed a wide angle lens anyway...
     
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  46. Marat Safinator

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    you can tell shes that kinda person. yes your right about the wide angle lense !!!!!! hahahaha
     
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  47. Bones08

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    You Really like her don't you. I mean she has 4 pages on her, and you've left quite a few comments to show your Serena Love!
     
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  48. K. Wilson Moose

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    Dude, there are no beaches close to Cincinnati, see map below.

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    Sorry, I guess that's why theres only 1 pic of her practice from Sunday. I guess Kerrie took her out of town Cincinatti for that.
     
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