Now that the US Treasury Department is sanctioning the Russian oligarch that owns Columbus Nova, though, Daybreak is suddenly saying that it has never had any affiliation with its ostensible parent company. Let's start with the few undisputed facts in this odd tale. Russian oligarch Viktor Vekselberg was placed under sanction by the US Treasury Department earlier this month for "malign" and "destabilizing activities" in various international affairs. Vekselberg, whose US assets have been frozen, is the owner of technology investment group Columbus Nova and its parent company, Renova Group.
You'd think with the term "love-love," tennis would be a genteel sport, and perhaps for female tennis players who were active participants since its inception in the late 19th century, it indeed was. After all, they were required to wear corsets and long skirts while playing, which most likely contributed to one woman's reported fainting spell during a championship match on an excessively hot day in The incident encouraged the notion that women were too fragile to be serious athletes. Fast forward a few generations later, however, and women's tennis has become a totally different ball game in athleticism, competitiveness, speed, prize money, outfits — and drama. From Monica Seles' stabbing and Serena Williams' temper tantrums to Maria Sharapova's doping, here's a look at some of the most controversial female tennis players in history.
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