Wheelchair star Esther Vergeer poses nude for ESPN's 'Body Issue'

Esther Vergeer, the wheelchair tennis star who has won 396 straight matches, will appear on the cover of ESPN The Magazine's second annual "Body Issue."

The Dutch player posed nude for the upcoming issue, with her racquet and wheelchair straps demurely covering certain body parts.

Lest you think the shock absorber on the racket is just a nipple-blocking prop, Vergeer actually uses one during her matches. Function and style!

Vergeer's cover will be one of six that will hit newsstands on Friday. The other cover subjects will be WNBA player Diana Taurasi, U.S. soccer goalie Tim Howard, golfer Camilo Villegas, New York Knicks star Amar'e Stouadmire and the members of the U.S. women's water polo team.

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