Men simply love a loser

By Metro

It's not her long legs, flawless face or long blonde hair that excite men about Anna Kournikova - but the fact that she loses, a study suggests.

Male admirers are subconsciously reassured by the Russian's lack of tennis success and find top players such as Venus Williams threatening because of their physical prowess.

Sports psychologist Dr John Harris, of the Southampton Institute, found that Kournikova 'adds to the myth of female inferiority'.