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Elena Dementieva wins Olympic gold, Russians take all medals

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Elena Dementieva is the singles gold medalist at the Beijing Olympics, having defeated fellow Russian Dinara Safina 3-6 7-5 6-3. What an achievement for Russian tennis, all the three medals were taken by Russian players...

Serena and Venus Williams into doubles final at the Beijing Olympics

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The Williams sisters weren't so successful in singles at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, but in doubles they beat Alona and Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine 6-4 4-6 6-1 to reach the final. The final in Beijing...

Dinara Safina, Elena Dementieva in the final of the 2008 Beijing Olympics

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Dinara Safina and Elena Dementieva will fight for the gold medal in an all-Russian final at the 2008 Beijing Olympics. In the semifinals the sixth-seeded Safina overcame China's Li Na 7-6(3) 7-5, while the fifth-seeded...

Jelena Jankovic beaten in Olympic quarters by Dinara Safina

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World number one Jelena Jankovic lost 6-2 5-7 6-3 to in-form Dinara Safina of Russia in the quarterfinals of the Olympic Tennis Event in Beijing. The second-seeded Serb was too weak for big-hitting Safina. Despite...

Maria Sharapova skiing on water in Arizona

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Maria Sharapova had to skip the 2008 Beijing Olympics because of a shoulder injury, and as you know she's currently rehabilitating in Arizona. But it's not all work and no play for the Russian....

Venus Williams falls to Li Na in quarterfinals of 2008 Olympics

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Shortly after her sister Serena lost to Elena Dementieva, seventh seed Venus Williams was beaten by home favorite Li Na 7-5 7-5 in the quarterfinals of the 2008 Olympics in Beijing. "Venus was the best...

Serena Williams reveals a tattoo on her neck

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It's the first time I see Serena Williams' tattoo on the nape of her neck. Is it a heart (as fellow blogger Rich thinks, the former number one might be revealing secret love to...

Serena Williams reaches quarterfinals at the Olympics

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American Serena Williams defeated France's Alize Cornet 3-6 6-3 6-4 and joined sister Venus in the quarterfinals of the Olympics Tennis Event in Beijing. The possibility of an all-Williams final is still alive. During the...

Serena Williams in September issue of Men’s Fitness magazine

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World number four Serena Williams is appearing in the latest issue of the Men’s Fitness magazine, which names her as one of the sexiest female athletes in the world. In the magazine Serena reveals what...

Serena and Venus Williams advance to the third round of the Olympics

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The Williams sisters confidently advanced to the third round of the Beijing Olympics. Serena Williams beat Australia’s Samantha Stosur 6-2 6-0 in just 44 minutes dropping only six points on her serve in the match....