From Maria Sharapova to Ronda Rousey and Ana Ivanovic: 8 sportswomen who could be supermodels
Female sports athletes have one of the fittest bodies on the entire planet, which is a must-have for the intense physical abilities they engage in. While most of them become a sports icon, some of them also venture into the industry of modelling, where they are successful.
The world of sports has changed completely, as men do not just dominate it, but women are equally competitive as well. Furthermore, when it comes to physicality, besides the masculine, the female factor also plays a huge role.
Over the years, a number of female sports athletes have rocked the sporting world, not just with their gameplay, but also their glamour quotient, especially for their looks and physiques. Consequently, we take a look at eight of the sportswomen, who are hotshots for the modelling industry and have what it takes to be a supermodel.
Ana Ivanovic: The former Serbian tennis star is a Grand Slam champion, having won the French Open in 2008. Back then, she was also rated as one of the most beautiful tennis women and mesmerises her fans even today with her bold looks. She has a perfect bikini body, as is evident in the picture above. Undoubtedly, she could still be a model, as she should indeed venture into the industry.
Hilary Knight: She happens to be an American ice hockey player, who plays as a forward. She had previously represented Les Canadiennes de Montreal in the CWHL and Boston Pride in the NWHL, besides having represented United States of America (USA) in the Olympics. She has won many accolades, while she is also famous for her stunning looks. Having done numerous photoshoots in a bikini, she has the perfect body and is an excellent prospect for modelling. Well, we feel she should definitely pursue it after she hangs up her boots.
Skylar Diggins: Another American in the list who happens to be a basketball player, as she plays as a point guard for Phoenix Mercury in the Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA). As the picture above intimates, she is undoubtedly the hottest basketball player to date. With a perfectly toned athletic body, there is hardly any doubt that she would be a successful model. She has already appeared in Vogue and Sports Illustrated Swimsuit shoots. We bet she has a promising modelling career waiting for her.
Ellen Hoog: The second hockey player in the list, who happens to play field hockey. Representing the Netherlands, she has led her side to nine gold medals across competitions, besides winning silver and bronze. Nonetheless, she happens to be incredibly beautiful and is unquestionably the hottest athlete in the sport. The image above indeed proves it, ain't it? She is undoubtedly a hotshot for being a supermodel. Not sure when or if she would join this industry, but until then, she is sure to keep winning championships. Although that would break the hearts of the opponents, fans wouldn't mind as long as it's her.
Ronda Rousey: The former mixed martial artist and the current professional wrestler is undoubtedly one of the hottest female athletes in combat sports. Having won championship titles and even Olympic bronze, it proves how dominant she has been. She has the perfect physique and power, which is enough to beat people up. On the same note, she looks gorgeous as well, having done modelling on some occasions. She was on ESPN's Magazine 2012 Body Issue, along with appearing for Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Edition. It's up to you to decide whether you want to fall for her beauty or stay away. We would choose the latter.
Maria Sharapova: Russian tennis sensation Maria Sharapova needs no introduction. She is a former five-time Grand Slam champion. Besides her tennis career, it is her beauty that has enchanted fans long, as she has been the crush of many since 2000. Her perfect athletic figure is made for the bikinis and modelling too. She already is into semi-modelling, and now that she is retired, she can well pursue it full-time, keeping fans engaged in her beauty and hotness. No point betting on the topic.