At first we thought all the shrieking coming from Maria Sharapova on Tuesday was because of this guy. Apparently not. Sharapova, it seems, has a habit of screaming on every shot, something of which we were blissfully unaware until today, due to the fact that we watch her matches with the sound off. Her opponent in the Wimbledon quarterfinals on Tuesday, the lovely Elena Dementieva, did not have the luxury of volume control, and so took exception to all the caterwauling in her match, according to Reuters:

Personally I think it's a little bit too much. I think the umpire should calm down her a little bit.

Sharapova, who won 6-1 6-4, says she has no intention of stopping her screeching. You go, girl! By the way, check out Dementieva's expression in the video when the streaker shows up. It's not so much "I am shocked to see a naked man," as it is "That is sadly unimpressive." Turns out the streaker is Dutch, by the way. Figures.

Here's a version of the video showing the streaker sans blurry blockout of his privates, which we found via Bob Reno's BadJocks. We're told that it's toward the end of an eight-minute Wimbledon wrapup show, which is in French. So needless to say, we haven't actually seen it.


Sharapova Vows To Carry On Shrieking [MSNBC]
And They Call It The Streak [Deadspin]