Venus Williams is getting a lot of flak for the self-designed jumper she wore during her decisive victory over Akgul Amanmuradova of Ukraine, but she deserves credit for being creative.
Luke Tinsman, of San Clemente, Calif., eyes a perch while in a fisheye bubble at the Ocean Institute in Dana Point Harbor in Dana Point, Calif.
Caroline Wozniacki and the Williams sisters, along with a host of other contenders, are competing for Wimbledon championships this year. The top seed on the ladies side of the draw is Caroline Wozniacki.
Tennis, always of interest for the on-court sartorial choices of its players, kicked it up a notch at the Women's Tennis Association's Pre-Wimbledon Party in London on June 16. American Bethanie Mattek-Sands turned heads in a tennis-ball confection whipped up by Lady Gaga's designer, Alex Noble.
American race car driver Danica Patrick shows off her trophy after winning the Indy Japan 300 at Twin Ring Motegi in Motegi, Japan, in 2008. She became the first female winner in IndyCar history.
Caroline Wozniacki is the ladies top seed at this year's Australian Open tennis championship. Italy's French Open champ made Caroline Wozniacki work to reach the Aussie semis.
Rafael Nadal rival Marcos Daniel is attempting to win his fourth major title in a row — the "Rafa Slam." Daniel saw, ever so briefly, why the top-seeded Nadal is among the best ever in the game.
Most 2010 lists of major news will include the Gulf oil spill, the Haiti earthquake, the Republican midterm election sweep, and WikiLeaks. But we saw many events that also inspired or amazed or brought a smile. Here's our top 6 list.
Maria Sharapova and Sasha Vujacic are engaged, according to the Lakers' backup guard. Maria Sharapova and Vujacic have not set a wedding date, as of yet.
Russia's Maria Sharapova returns the ball to China's Na Li at the Italian Open tennis finals, in Rome, May 20, 2012.