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Move over, Anna Kournikova!

You had your (hot) time in the spotlight as the best looking player ever on the professional women’s tennis tour. Ashley Harkleroad is now looking to take that title from you, going to extreme, naked lengths in order to do so.

Likely inspired by the Amanda Beard nude pictorial in Playboy, Harkleroad told reporters yesterday that she’ll appear in the August edition of that magazine.

Ashley Harkleroad nude in Playboy? This will become a reality later this summer.

Harkleroad, 23, will be the first tennis player to appear in Playboy. Unlike WWE Divas, this demographic simply hasn’t discovered the pay day that awaits them by getting naked for the publication. But that could soon change.

“I’m proud of my body. I was representing a female athlete’s body,” Harkleroad said.

We hope you’re listening, Maria Sharapova.

** UPDATE: We’ve uncovered a few of these Ashley Harkleroad Playboy pics. Visit this star’s image gallery now to check them out.