Do you ever notice those sexy ladies sitting in the player’s box during a match? In case you are wondering who they are, and why they are so wrapped up in the matches, it is because they are watching their meal tickets. What other sport produces so many handsome rich single men as tennis? And coincidentally most are just plain nice guys, who just happen to be good at hitting a tennis ball. As with most intelligently written articles, a few pictures are worth a thousand words, especially when it comes to ‘hot’ girlfriends.
Novak Djokovic met his girlfriend at the Olympics. Leryn Franco throws the javelin, when she is not posing for the Miss Bikini Universe pageant or being runner-up in the Miss Paraguay competition. She and Novak spent a lot of time together in China, and they were seen together in New York during the US Open.
Sara Foster is the current girlfriend of Tommy Haas. Sara has been seen on the pages of Guess and Tommy Hilfiger, and in 3 movies. Her movie career has not been blessed with any great roles, but we hope to more of her in the future.
Fabriana Semprebom is the sexy Brazilian girlfriend of Argentine player Guillermo Canas, who will draw as much attention as her boyfriend at the Davis Cup later this month.
Siobhan Parekh will be visible at the 2009 Australian Open on the arm of former top Aussie player Mark Philippoussis. The autograph hunters will be out in full force to get her sign her pictures and T shirts, Mark is just along to carry the magic markers.
Mardy Fish has made a deal with model Stacy Gardner. She is a ‘hot’ lawyer who carries a silver suitcase on ‘Deal or No Deal’. They plan to be married soon.
We saw a lot of Brooklyn Decker during the US Open. For some reason the TV cameras focused on her as much as they did on her boyfriend Andy Roddick. Maybe it’s because she has been a swimsuit model 3 times in the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition, or the fact that she has been featured as a sexy model on the pages of Vogue and Victoria Secret and many other fashion magazines. She is wearing a big rock on her finger, so wedding bells must be in their future.
Marco Baghdatis was introduced to Camille Nevure by his coach Guillaume Payre, who just happens to be Camille’s stepfather. They may be keeping their romance a secret as they have not been seen together for a while.
Rafael Nadal kept his romance a secret for 2 years, he waited until Maria Francesca Perello reached her eighteenth birthday before announcing their involvement. Xisca as she is know to her friends has been a friend of Rafa’s family for many years growing up on the island of Mallorca.
Two other players who come to mind for the appeal of their companions are Lleyton Hewitt and Pete Sampras, but they are both old married couples so they don’t qualify here!