On the day the WTA announced its new "strong is beautiful" campaign, Serena Williams is under unnecessary fire for putting up, and quickly removing, a sexy Twitter avatar.
Williams put up the picture of herself standing in high heels and wearing nothing more than matching undergarments on Thursday afternoon. She took it down hours later, but not before the criticism began.
Initially when this blog was written, the thoughts of it being marketed to kids was not thought of. Rethinking on that notion makes it a bit too much for commercial usage. Is this game being marketed to adults? Men watch tennis, and Serena and Venus are highly sought after. She is selling her sexy body in this video. What’s wrong with that?
PARIS -- It's newsworthy enough when anyone manages to win a set against Rafael Nadal at any stage of the French Open -- let alone two sets in the first round.
So a buzz built at Roland Garros on Tuesday when unseeded American John Isner pulled ahead of five-time champion Nadal by unfurling his 6-foot-9 frame to pound serves at upward of 140 mph, pushing up to the net time after time for volleys, and generally making the Spaniard uncomfortable for stretches.