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Photos: Madrid trophy ceremonies

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Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams won the Madrid Open on Sunday. Nadal defeated Stanislas Wawrinka 6-2, 6-4, while Williams continued her dominance of Maria Sharapova with a 6-1, 6-4 victory.

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Nadal collected his 55th career title and Williams her 50th, so these two have plenty of experience celebrating. After the jump, check out a few pictures from the trophy presentation in Madrid.

Serena Williams

Rafael Nadal

Stan Wawrinka and Rafael Nadal

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova

Rafael Nadal

Serena Williams

(Photos: Getty Images, AP and Reuters)

  • Published On May 13, 2013
  • 6 comments
    CKzForte
    CKzForte

    It seems that Serena is in a much better 'personal' space these days, which appear to have a positive affect on her tennis playing. When she let's her emotions rule her she doesn't play well. Whoever helped her get centered as found the key to her maintaining consistency in her play. That is the only thing Serena was missing all along. Perhaps, a little Zen, yoga, etc. has entered her training regiment. Her coach/man from Paris appears to be the engineer behind her shift. Whatever it is, it was exactly what she needed. Nice job. 

    CKzForte
    CKzForte

    Good point ronjon. It seems Serena is not the most well liked Tennis star. Perhaps if she was meek, mild, submissive, and weak minded they would give her more respect. They see her as another Black woman with a chip on her shoulder. Hum...I wonder why? She stands up for herself, perhaps not always the most ladylike way, but at least she is real, un-ntimidated, smart, driven, and above all, gifted. No shrinking violet indeed. You go girl! 

    ronjon58
    ronjon58

    My question is when they announced the players on court for the Madrid final, the announce Maria Sharapova as the reigning French Open champion.  Then they should of announced Serena the as reigning Wimbledon and US Open champion.  Fair is Fair.  They are both great players but let's give credit where credit is due. In my mind Serena does not always get the credit due her, just my thoughts. 

    dre
    dre

    Love these pics of Serena!!!!!  Love her. 

    Straight
    Straight

    @ronjon58 you are 100 percent right boss. But don't forget this world is run by white people, why they will give equal honor to color people!!!?