vintage bethanie mattek



Bethanie Mattek - Indian Wells

Monogrammed visor? Check. Random red wristband? Check.

Bethanie Mattek - Indian Wells

Sequins on her Bebe Sport top and skirt? Check.

Falling in the first round (to Alla Kudryavtseva 2-6, 1-6 in the first round of the Pacific Life Open)? Check.

I’m looking forward to seeing what you’ll wear at the Sony Ericsson Open, Bethanie Mattek!

(photos by Getty Images)

open court: a bethanie mattek sighting



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If it wasn’t for Stephanie MylesOpen Court, we wouldn’t have known about Bethanie Mattek‘s tennis-appropriate (!!!) Bebe Sport outfit as the American went through the doubles draw in Melbourne.

Mattek paired with Jelena Jankovic to upset the fifth-seeded team of Nathalie Dechy and Dinara Safina in the first round, and fell two rounds later to the tenth seeds, Anabel Medina Garrigues and Virginia Ruano Pascual.

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spotted: vince spadea's backpack



At this year’s RCA Championships in Indianapolis, American (and fashion, ahem, trailblazer) Vince Spadea was sporting this lovely leopard-print tennis bag.

Do he and Bethanie Mattek shop at the same hooker palace or what?

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bethanie mattek: it's finally over!



You know when you watch those horror movies and you think the villain’s dead but he’s really not, and he’s just laying still long enough to lull the victims into letting their guards down before he strikes again?

Fashion JUGG-ernaut Bethanie Mattek has done the exact same thing to my eyes at this year’s U.S. Open. I thought we’d gotten rid of her after the loss to Peer in singles, but I forgot that she was in the doubles draw with Sania Mirza.

Their second-round match found Mattek flaunting her latest Bebe Sport outfit, this time an ensemble more conservative than her golden disaster (but still low-cut enough to give this ballkid a peek). They defeated second seeds Lisa Raymond and Sam Stosur 2-6, 7-5, 7-5.

And today she wears this.

I. have. no. more. words. Mirza looked good in red Lotto, but Mattek comes out wrapped in a dead leopard. They went down to the Taiwanese team of Yung-Jan Chan and Chia-Jung Chuang 3-6, 6-3, 4-6.

With the loss, the Bebe dresses have taken stakes through the heart. And then got pushed into a vat of molten lava. The fight is over. Good riddance. (Do you agree? Tell us.)

(photos via Getty Images)

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mattek slides out in silver



In her secound-round loss to 18th seed Shahar Peer, the Cher of tennis — Bethanie Mattek — wore a slightly more tame silver top and headband from the Bebe Sport collection.

We’re all probably better off, but I was really curious to see what the other two outfits were… More metallic shades, perhaps?

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