9:30 am, July 18th | by Laura Simmons
The other day Maria Sharapova made history when she was named as Russia’s first-ever female Olympic flag-bearer. So that got us thinking: Everybody knows Maria Sharapova is a competitive athlete and a truly talented professional tennis player, but what else is this 25 year old doing in order to be so successful? Having won her first grand-slam at the young age of 17, Maria has gone on to become a driving force in professional women’s tennis, but that’s not all.
Sharapova Bucks ‘Anti-Grunting’ Rule, Reminds Us Being Good At Your Job Is Better Than Being ‘Ladylike’
10:49 am, June 29th | by Amy Tennery
As any career gal knows, the pressure to be “a lady” on the job can be, at times, immense. And that pressure also extends to female professional athletes. Consider that recent, idiotic debate over whether female Olympic-level boxers should be required to wear skirts. You thought that was silly? Well, brace yourself. The Women’s Tennis Association is launching an initiative this year to stop female tennis players from grunting. Yup.