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Serena Attends NBA Finals In Miami

Serena Williams

It makes sense that great athletes would stick together so who else should Serena Williams sit with at the NBA Finals game between the Miami Heat and San Antonio Spurs on Thursday night? Usain Bolt, of course. The pair chatted in their court side seats and were even joined by Burnie, the Miami Heat mascot.

Serena Williams

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Andy Murray Amelie Mauresmo

The “Murresmo” partnership seems to be going well so far. Andy Murray blogged from Queens that his partnership with Amelie Mauresmo started with a text message.

Novak Djokovic is still having fun with his bachelors (and a blow-up doll) in Ibiza.

Check out the Nike looks for Wimbledon, including Roger FedererRafael Nadal, Grigor Dimitrov, Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams.

The wild cards for Wimbledon have been announced. Even Martina Hingis got one (with Vera Zvonareva for doubles).

Aisam Qureshi was invited to the the House of Common in London to celebrate the founding of the Stop War Start Tennis Foundation.

Victoria Azarenka will make her return in Eastbourne after receiving a wild card.

Fabio Fognini and Flavia Pennetta seemed to enjoy themselves on the beach.

Maria Sharapova and Grigor Dimitrov were seen strolling through Wimbledon together and checking out her new Sugarpova pop-up shop:

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McEnroe Attends Stanley Cup Finals

John McEnroe John McEnroe

John McEnroe loves anything and everything to do with New York Sports so it wasn’t a surprise he was spotted Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden for game 4 of the 2014 Stanley Cup Finals. Johnny Mac sat next to NBC’s Matt Lauer as the two got really into the game.

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Sharapova Signs On As Face Of Avon Luck

Maria Sharapova

Maria Sharapova was announced Wednesday as the new face of Avon Luck, a new fragrance that will be launched in Europe in September and North America and Asia after that.

“I am excited to represent Avon Luck, a fragrance that reminds us to savor and truly enjoy our triumphs. I always say the harder you work, the luckier you are because you strive for bigger goals. I love being able to partner with a company like Avon that empowers women around the world to accomplish their dreams,” Maria said.

Maria Sharapova

Watch as Maria talks about her exciting new partnership:

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Halep Arrives Home, Is Romania Tourism Ambassador

Simona Halep

Simona Halep arrived home to Romania this week to a nice ceremony that honored her accomplishments at Roland Garros. The runner-up and new WTA no.3 showed off her trophy as it was announced she will now be a Romanian tourism ambassador.

Simona Halep

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Sharapova Watches Dimitrov At Queens

Maria Sharapova Maria Sharapova

It’s been just three days since Maria Sharapova won Roland Garros but it’s back to the grind for the 5-time Slam winner, kind of. Maria isn’t playing this week but made her way to London to watch boyfriend Grigor Dimitrov defeat James Ward at the AEGON Championships. Maria tried to discreetly sit in the stands (a few rows behind Pippa Middleton) but was ultimately spotted.

Maria Sharapova

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Mauresmo

Amelie Mauresmo seemed to be showing some Team GB spirit at the AEGON Championships on Tuesday with a cute Union Jack tote.

Rafael Nadal shares some stories about his Babolat racquet (you know, the one that’s helped him win 9 Roland Garros titles).

Donna Vekic and Ana Ivanovic tried out some cricket in Birmingham.

Why are tennis balls fuzzy? MindSponge investigates.

Laura Robson helped name the British star of the future. Sadly Laura won’t be competing at Wimbledon this year since she’s still recovering from wrist surgery, but she will be a part of the BCC commentary team.

Thanks to the Make a Wish foundation, an 8-year-old boy was able to play some tennis at The Queen’s Club with his idol, Andy Murray. Andy also showed off his Rally 4 Bally style:

And lastly travel tips from Andy. His favorite place to visit? Grandma and Grandpa’s house in Dunblane.

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Djokovic Enjoys Bachelor Party In Ibiza

Novak Djokovic

After reaching the finals at Roland Garros (and losing to Rafael Nadal), Novak Djokovic was deserving of some much-needed R&R. Nole was spotted in Ibiza on Monday and it looks like the bachelor party festivities might continue for a few days, at least until it’s time to train on grass rather than sand.

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Middleton Attends AEGON Championships

Pippa Middleton

Tennis in London means one very exciting thing for The Slice: Royal Watch. Okay so Pippa Middleton isn’t quite royalty herself, but her affiliation to the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge make her as interesting as anyone else. Pippa attended the Aegon Championships at Queens Club on Tuesday wearing a white Tory Burch dress, perfect for the grass court season.

Pippa Middleton

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Federer Visits Halle Children Hospital

Roger Federer

Roger Federer is in Halle for the Gerry Weber Open and took some time out of his practice schedule on Monday to visit the Bethel Children’s Hospital. There, he spent time with young kids and donated 10,000 euros to help build a kitchen for children with eating disorders in the “Roger Federer Living Room.”

Roger Federer

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