Saturday, January 26, 2008

Sharapova Tops Ivanovic ... In Bed

"I haven't been this excited since I found those Mulholland Drive clips on YouTube!"

Yeah, that title was just to get your attention. Congratulations to Maria Sharapova, who beat Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 6-3 in the Australian Open final last night. In her victory speech, Sharapova cited an inspirational text message Billie Jean King sent her that read, "Champions take their chances and pressure is a privilege." Said Sharapova of King, "She's always a person who texts me if I have a tough moment or a great win. I woke up this morning to the text. I had those great words in my mind during the match."

My guess is the text continued, "BTW, how long do you think this Shane celibacy thing is going to last?" but Sharapova chose to keep that quiet rather than risk alienating her sponsors.

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