A man who followed Serena Williams across the country, claiming that she is his soulmate and that he would do anything to be with her, has been arrested in Florida after he tried to gain access to her property in Palm Beach Gardens. Â Patanema Ouedraogo was arrested by Serena’s private security team, and then local police were brought in to take him away.
In his pocket, he had a letter confessing his love for Serena. Â Ouedraogo has made several serious attempts to get to Serena before, including breaking into her dressing room and following her movements after piecing clues together from her Twitter stream. Â He’s currently being held on $25,000 bond.
Venus Williams‘ French Open outfit on Sunday caused far more of a stir than her playing on the court. The tennis star wore a lingerie-inspired outfit at the French Open that looked like it belonged more in the pages of <em>Playboy</em> than the court!
The red & black lace lingerie outfit Venus Williams wore to the French OpenÂ left little to the imagination, looking far more like see-through underwear than any kind of sportswear. Not only that, but Venus Williams nearly suffered a serious wardrobe malfunction more than once when the straps of the naughty fashion confection kept slipping off her muscular shoulders.
Williams said in a press statement that she likes to bring eight to ten outfits to every tournament. She added that the French Open outfit was meant to be “about illusion… a lot of my motif this year.” Well, the illusion was almost too good with this outfit. Every time Williams flashed herÂ stuff under that short skirt, it looked like she wasn’t wearing underwear at all!
Despite her rather racy attire, Venus Williams went on to trounce opponent Patty Schnyder 6-3 in the match. At least it’s nice to know she can still kick ass on the court even when her ass is hanging out all over.
Sorry Venus, but we’re calling this whole outfit one big fashion disaster and walking wardrobe malfunction!
Tennis star Serena Williams has apologized for losing her temper in an outburst at the US Open caught on video. Williams was fined $10,000 for her verbal attack of a line judge during Sunday’s US Open after she was called on a foot fault during the women’s semifinal match against Kim Clijsters.
Video of the Serena Williams foot fault confrontation shows Williams going after a female line judge after the call, cursing and reportedly threatening the woman. Williams certainly does look scary brandishing her racket at the judge – especially since she threw one of her rackets earlier in the match in a fit of temper.
Serena Williams apologized for her behavior in a video interview after the US Open match. She also took to her blog to post an additional apology, saying: “I want to sincerely apologize FIRST to the lines woman, Kim Clijsters, the USTA and mostly tennis fans everywhere for my inappropriate outburst. I’m a woman of great pride, faith and integrity and I admit when I’m wrong.”
The International Tennis Federation is investigating the incident and could levy additional fines or suspension on Williams. The best punishment, however, may have already been handed out. Due to her tirade, Williams was charged with a penalty point and thus lost the women’s semifinal match against Kim Clijsters.