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1-AskMen.com, the largest online men's magazine, announced its ninth annual list of the Top 99 Most Desirable Women Wednesday, and two of the Sony Ericsson WTA Tour's stars - Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic - are on it.
In Russia, Maria is known as “our Masha,” a term of endearment. Sharapova visits her grandparents and family in Sochi once or twice a year. She regularly sends some of her Nike apparel to two young cousins, both of whom are pursuing tennis
Sharapova withdrew from the 2009 sony ericsson tournament she took the time to sign autographs for all her adorning fans.
6 November 1987, Belgrade, Yugoslavia (now Serbia)..Ana Ivanovic started to play tennis when she was only 5, after being inspired by Monica Seles (by watching TV), also a Serbian player. It was a hard task for Ana who had to practice in the early morning in 1999 in order to avoid the NATO bombing and during the winter time she used to use a abandoned swimming pool, due to the lack of tennis facilities.
2-Ivanovic, Radwanska unhappy about WTA Tour’s 2009 Roadmap calendar
The aim of the historic reforms and the new calendar is to create a more fan friendly and healthier system, to more consistently deliver stars to top events and reduce withdrawals. But do players agree?
The WTA’s new Roadmap is supposed to reduce the number of tournaments and shorten the season for the players’ benefit but
Ana Ivanovic and Agnieszka Radwanska believe that the new rules are constraining the players too much.