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Bettany Hooked On Tennis

A BEAUTIFUL MIND star PAUL BETTANY has developed an addiction to tennis after playing five times a week for five months to prepare for new movie WIMBLEDON. The lanky British star has even taken...

Navratilova Considers Political Career

Veteran tennis star MARTINA NAVRATILOVA is considering following ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER's path into politics. The 46-year-old, who won a record-equalling 20th WIMBLEDON title this summer (03), became a naturalised American following humble beginnings in Europe...

Bettany's Wimbledon Glory

Despite months of training for his starring role in upcoming movie WIMBLEDON, British actor PAUL BETTANY is still an average tennis player. The BEAUTIFUL MIND star plays a tennis hero together with KIRSTEN DUNST,...

Serena Sweetens-up Robert Evans

Tennis babe SERENA WILLIAMS has reportedly been cosying up to Hollywood legend ROBERT EVANS in a bid to boost her acting career. The WIMBLEDON champion, who missed last week's (ends5SEP03) US OPEN because of...

Serena Williams Acting Debut Postponed

Tennis sensation SERENA WILLIAMS has had her acting debut postponed because of recent knee surgery. The 2003 WIMBLEDON winner is set to play a reformed gang member on parole in STREET TIME, and was...

Ginepri's Mother Not Enthused With Driver Romance

British actress MINNIE DRIVER's romance with much-younger tennis star ROBBY GINEPRI had failed to ignite much excitement from the sports star's mother. Driver, 33, embarked on a love affair with 21-year-old American Ginepri in...

Beckham Misses Out On Espy Prize But Film Wins Big

There were mixed emotions for DAVID BECKHAM at last night's (16JUL03) ESPY AWARDS in Hollywood - RONALDO took home the Best Soccer Player prize, but the British sports hero's tribute movie won the Best Sports...

Tennis Champ Gets Designing

WIMBLEDON tennis champion SERENA WILLIAMS is hoping stars will wear her new evening wear designs to next year's (04) top awards shows. The sports star has ditched her plans to become solely a wedding...

Beyonce Knowles: A New Diva?

Sexy pop star BEYONCE KNOWLES is earning a reputation as a diva - after screaming at her dancers at London's PARTY IN THE PARK concert. The CRAZY IN LOVE goddess arrived late for the...

Paul Bettany's Wimbledon Woes

British movie actor PAUL BETTANY is reportedly having trouble portraying on-court competence while filming romantic-comedy WIMBLEDON. The BEAUTIFUL MIND star has endured six months of intense training with former world star PAT CASH, but...

Hulk Stars Smash Into London

HULK co-stars ERIC BANA, JENNIFER CONNELLY and JOSH LUCAS joined over a thousand of British fans at the London premiere of their blockbuster film last night (03JUL03). Connelly, who is eight months pregnant, was...

Serena Williams Swaps Court For Films

Tennis champion SERENA WILLIAMS is making the move from the court to the big screen. The WIMBLEDON 2003 winner has signed to appear in independent film THE PARKERS - which stars VIVICA FOX -...

Tennis Trouble For Sir Michael Caine

GET CARTER legend SIR MICHAEL CAINE is such a huge tennis fan he was on the verge of a heart attack while watching a game on Monday (30JUN03). The British actor was at London's...

Matthew Perry At Centre Court

FRIENDS star MATTHEW PERRY was spotted at London's WIMBLEDON tennis tournament yesterday (30JUN03) cheering on ex-girlfriend JENNIFER CAPRIATI. The be-spectacled actor was Canada's junior tennis champion in his formative years, and has stayed such...

Wimbledon Filmmakers Face Competition

The makers of tennis flick WIMBLEDON have been shocked to learn a rival movie about the sport is also being planned. The WORKING TITLE production - which stars PAUL BETTANY and KIRSTEN DUNST -...

Paul Bettany: Tennis Ace?

Movie star PAUL BETTANY has impressed tennis coaches helping him perfect his role in the new WIMBLEDON movie - they're convinced he could have been a professional sportsman. The A BEAUTIFUL MIND star plays...

Tennis World Wowed By Tinseltown

The WIMBLEDON tennis champions had to make way for Hollywood today (26JUN03) - play was delayed for 30 minutes while British movie makers finished a morning shoot on the famous Centre Court. British tennis...

Minnie Driver Ensnares A Toy Boy

Unlucky-in-love actress MINNIE DRIVER has landed herself a sporty new toy boy boyfriend - American tennis star ROBBY GINEPRI. The 33-year-old GOOD WILL HUNTING has been spotted strolling among the crowd at the WIMBLEDON...

Venus Williams Stalked By Crazed Fan

Tennis ace VENUS WILLIAMS is under close security at the WIMBLEDON tournament after it was revealed she's being stalked by a sinister fan. Police at the tournament went on red alert yesterday (25JUN03)...

Wimbledon Ending Hangs In The Balance

The makers of new film WIMBLEDON are praying British tennis star TIM HENMAN fails at this year's (03) tournament - because if he wins it will ruin their movie. WORKING TITLE are currently filming...

Iglesias Sells Home To Be With Anna

Pop hunk ENRIQUE IGLESIAS is selling his dream home - so he can move in with lover ANNA KOURNIKOVA. The HERO heart-throb is getting rid of his $12 million (GBP7.5 million) waterfront mansion so...

Sabatini: The English Are Smelly

Former tennis star GABRIELA SABATINI is launching her new perfume during Britain's famous WIMBLEDON tournament - because the country's ladies need to smell better. The 33-year-old Argentinean star, who was famed for her beauty...

Kournikova's Birthday Strop

Sexy tennis star ANNA KOURNIKOVA stunned her entourage when she refused to eat a birthday cake they had prepared especially for her. The Russian stunner - who's pulled out of this year's (03) WIMBLEDON...

Serena Pulls Out Of Wimbledon, The Movie

Tennis ace SERENA WILLIAMS has revealed she was the first choice to play a court champ in the upcoming film WIMBLEDON. KIRSTEN DUNST landed the role in the film opposite Brit PAUL BETTANY, but...

Anna Kournikova Backed By Mobster

Tennis beauty ANNA KOURNIKOVA's career got off the ground after she was bankrolled by a Russian mobster, according to British tabloid NEWS OF THE WORLD. YAKOV GOFMAN was the secret lover of Anna's mum,...

Paul Bettany's Training Woes

Hunky British actor PAUL BETTANY has a secret he would like to keep from his tennis instructor - he's still smoking. The BEAUTIFUL MIND star is in training to get in shape for upcoming...

Boris Becker Back With Ex

Former tennis ace BORIS BECKER is to move back in with his former wife BARBARA, despite divorcing her in 2001. The three-time WIMBLEDON champion will share his Majorcan villa with his 35-year-old ex so...

Bettany Works Up A Sweat With Training Tyrant

British movie star PAUL BETTANY is being put through hell by a trainer he's terrified of - to appear as a tennis ace in KIRSTEN DUNST's new film WIMBLEDON. The A BEAUTIFUL MIND star...

Kirsten Dunst's $5 Million Workout

KIRSTEN DUNST is getting paid $5 million (GBP3.3 million) to work out. The SPIDER-MAN actress has embarked on a gruelling regime, which includes cardiovascular training, weight-lifting and muscle-building moves for the new tennis film...

Hollywood Meets Wimbledon

Fans at this year's (03) WIMBLEDON tennis championships will get the chance to star alongside KIRSTEN DUNST and PAUL BETTANY on the big screen - in the Hollywood movie being filmed at the event...

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