Female Tennis Star With Prodigious Backside Accuses Opponent Of Cheating

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"Drama" was the word Serena Williams used after her French Open match against Maria Jose Martina Sanchez. Williams claims Sanchez used her arm instead of a racket to return a ball over the net, prompting a finger-pointing outburst and introspection.

In addition to the cheating allegations, Williams also suffered a violent coughing fit during her three-set victory that had most of the crowd at Roland Garros confused. Williams says these sort of things just happen to her because she's Serena and being Serena requires a certain amount of patience for inevitable wacky situations:

"I'm like one of those girls on a reality show that has all the drama, and everyone in the house hates them because no matter what they do, like, drama follows them," Williams said. "I don't want to be that girl."


Now back to the "cheating" scandal: Sanchez charged the net, the ball appeared to hit off her arm (an automatic loss of point) and Williams argued with the umpire about it. She also added that Sanchez "better not come to the net again" which seemed to imply that her Spanish opponent would end up with a ball lodged in her thorax if she did. Sanchez dismissed Serena's allegations as "stupid" (or stupida, I guess) and moved on. Serena realizes her comments were out of line though, but blamed her reaction on the neighborhood she grew up in.

"Well, you know, I am from Compton, so, you know..."

Serena also added that when she's called off, she's got a saw-off and she'll squeeze the trigger where bodies will be hauled off.


Drama Follows Serena [LAT]
Serena Williams Is A Drama Queen [Chicago Tribune]