Wednesday, December 29, 2010

A Martina Hingis Tribute: Martina Hot On Court

Enjoy the 'Queen Of Tennis Upskirts'. During 2010 Hingis defeated former world number one Lindsay Davenport, and hinted at a possible return to tennis. In February, Martina announced she has committed to a full year with the World TeamTennis Tour in 2010. She had previously played for World Team Tennis in 2005 to assist her first comeback. Sparking thoughts that she was trying to comeback to the WTA tour. Fuel was added to the fire as she committed to playing at the Nottingham Masters. On 5 May 2010 it was announced that Anna Kournikova would reunite with her doubles partner Hingis. Kournikova is participating in competitive tennis for the first time in 7 years, in the Invitational Ladies Doubles event at Wimbledon. Hingis also confirmed that she would play at the Tradition-ICAP Liverpool International championship in June 2010, preceding Wimbledon, before playing in the Manchester Masters after Wimbledon. Liverpool like the Nottingham and Manchester Masters are organised by her management company Northern Vision. At the Nottingham Masters Hingis faced Michaella Krajicek (twice), Olga Savchuk and Monika Wejnert. Hingis won just once in the event, against Wejnert. After the Nottingham event Billie Jean King stated that she believed that Hingis may return to the WTA Tour on the doubles circuit, after competing in the WTT

Monday, December 27, 2010

Nóra Hoffmann - Hungarian ice dancer *hot legs*

Nóra Hoffmann (born April 8, 1985 in Budapest) is a Hungarian ice dancer. With partner Maxim Zavozin, she is the 2010 Cup of Russia silver medalist and 2009 & 2010 Hungarian national champion. She might not be as striking cute as the finnish Kira Korpi or as hyper sexy as russian Anna Semenovich, but she has some great legs.

Before teaming up with Zavozin, she competed with Attila Elek. They were five-time Hungarian national champions, two-time World Junior silver medalists, 2003–2004 Junior Grand Prix Final champions, and placed 17th at the 2006 Winter Olympics. Hoffmann and Elek announced the end of their partnership following the 2006–2007 season.

Hoffmann and Zavozin missed the 2009–2010 Grand Prix season in autumn 2009. They competed at the European Championships in January 2010 where they placed 10th. They qualified for the 2010 Olympics where they finished 13th. At the World Championships, they finished in 10th.
During the 2010–2011 season, the duo made their first appearance together on the Grand Prix circuit. Their first event was 2010 Cup of China where they placed fourth. At 2010 Cup of Russia, they won silver, their first medal on the senior Grand Prix series. They finished third in both the short and free dance and set personal best scores in both.