Awesome Alert: Female Tennis Players in Slo-Mo

Beautiful. Powerful. Mesmerizing. Check out these NYTimes videos of kickass tennis players smashing the hell out of the ball while simultaneously looking like princess ballerinas… who could kill you with their pinkies if they wanted to.

Included in the slide show are Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams, Elena Dementieva, Jelena Jankovic, Samantha Stosur, Victoria Azarenka, and Vera Zvonareva.

Watch them all here –and read the companion article “Women Who Hit Hard” here.

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  • Lydia says:

    Serena Williams is a goddess. I have a photo collage of Inspiration For Arm Strength and she is the top left (first) photo. I love that she's covered in glitter for that video.

    I wish they'd put Samantha Sostur in something a little more…supportive.

  • Jessica says:

    Just gorgeous! Power and strength is a beautiful thing. Thanks for the post – I'm totally getting stoked to watch the U.S. Open now!!