Gentlemen, sports fans, not every female athlete can be a 24/7 goddess like Maria Sharapova.
Once the sweat is washed away, the contorted faces allowed to relax, the grungy uniforms replaced with more elegant wear, we will find there are plenty of unsung cuties out there.
This is a list of women who may not seem all that fetching when suited up, but when touched up and primped up, suddenly make us look up.
And want more.
Click on to see 15 female athletes who transition from athlete to looker rather nicely.