Catholic tennis player's nude shot upsets group

Last updated 08:58 16/07/2013
Fairfax Australia

Polish tennis pro Agnieszka Radwanska is dropped by her Catholic youth group after she posed nude for an ESPN photo.

Agnieszka Radwanska
Getty Images
CATHOLIC TENNIS STAR: Agnieszka Radwanska.

Relevant offers

Tennis

Kiwi doubles players lose in quarterfinals at Queens French Open doubles champions start well at Queens Six-time Grand Slam winner Boris Becker declared bankrupt by British court One-armed Kiwi Alex Hunt enters the tough world of pro tennis Murray loses to player ranked 90th in world in opening round at Queen's Club Tennis player Erin Routliffe becomes Kiwi in time for Fed Cup Andy Murray to donate Queen's Club prize money to families of London's Grenfell Tower victims Kiwi doubles player Marcus Daniell finds form in London Nick Kyrgios snubs John McEnroe coaching bid, 'he's dreaming' Michael Venus through to doubles semifinal after long third set in Netherlands

A Catholic youth movement has dropped world tennis No.4 Agnieszka Radwanska for posing nude in the "Body Issue" of ESPN Magazine.

The shot shows the Catholic Radwanska, 24, sitting in a lawn chair by a pool filled with tennis balls.

The Catholic group Krucjata Mlodych (Youth Crusade), which runs a campaign dubbed "I'm not ashamed of Jesus", dropped Radwanska as an ambassador last week for what they said was "immoral behaviour" in the ESPN spread.

Radwanska had earlier spelled out the word "Jesus" with tennis balls and urged young Poles not to be ashamed of their faith in a tv ad for the group.

She was a semi-finalist at this year's Wimbledon.

Ad Feedback

- Stuff

Special offers

Featured Promotions

Sponsored Content