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Nelson Mandela and Roger Federer Are the Two Most Respected People in the World

It should come as no huge surprise that a poll of more than 50,000 people in 25 different countries would find Nelson Mandela the most respected and trusted person in the world.

But the next spot may be a bit more surprising.

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Serena Williams Goes Off on Umpire During US Open Final [VIDEO]

Samantha Stosur’s US Open win was overshadowed on Sunday by her opponent, Serena Williams, who went on a tirade against chair umpire Eva Asderaki, who ruled Williams committed a violation for making noise during a point, claiming it was a distraction.

“You’re totally out of control, you’re a hater, and you’re unattractive inside,” Williams was heard saying to the official during a break.

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Why Does Novak Djokovic Live Inside an Egg Chamber?

As tennis’ US Open gets underway, The Wall Street Journal offered a glimpse into what makes Serbian tennis star Novak Djokovic so spectacular. Djokovic spends time inside of a $75,000 CVAC pod, a sort of egg-shaped pressurized oxygen chamber, the he believes helps his fitness and footwork.

There are reportedly only about 20 in the entire world.

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Novak Djokovic Commercial Parody of Maria Sharapova [VIDEO]

For those of you that love good commercial spoofs, check out this gem from tennis star Novak Djokovic. Apparently, he endorses Head tennis rackets like his good friend Maria Sharapova.

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Novak Djokovic ‘Racks’ a Reporter With His Tennis Racket [Video]

Tennis player Novak Djokovic is known as much for his zany sense of humor as his backhand.  After being oversaturated by all the University of Miami coverage (which is fascinating by the way) I had to find something light-hearted and ridiculous.

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Tennis Player Bethanie Mattek-Sands Creates Stir with Lady Gaga-Inspired Outfit at Wimbledon [VIDEO]

Tennis player Bethanie Mattek-Sands, the self-proclaimed Lady Gaga of the women’s tour, wowed spectators at Wimbledon when she showed up in a jacket adorned with fringe, studs, and tennis ball-halves.

The brainchild of British designer (and Gaga fashion collaborator) Alex Noble, the jacket even adheres to Wimbledon’s all-white rule for court attire. Mattek-Sands didn’t actually wear it to play, but rest assured, she did make quite an entrance.

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Wimbledon Official Wants Ladies To Quit the Grunting

Ladies, enough already with the grunting.

So says Ian Ritchie, chief executive of the All England Lawn and Tennis Club where Wimbledon is played.

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Serena Williams Back on Court, Wins First Wimbledon Match

After an injury that nearly destroyed her career, tennis pro Serena Williams was back on the court Tuesday for round one of the 2011 Wimbledon championship.

The four-time Wimbledon champ, who is going for her third-straight title, defeated Aravane Rezai of France 6-3, 3-6, 6-1 in an intense three-set match marked by struggles and emotion.

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Watch Rafael Nadal’s Amazing Between-the-Legs Shot [VIDEO]

During the finals of the Madrid Open last weekend, number-one tennis player Rafael Nadal hit a stunning between-the-legs winner after a long rally with number-two seed Novak Djokovic.

It's the second time Djokovic has been victimized by the trick shot in a high-profile match; Roger Federer pulled off an almost identical move against him in the semi-finals of the 2009 U.S. Open.

Despite Nadal's shot, Djokovic managed to win the Madrid Open, marking his 34th-consecutive victory.

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