Maria Menounos Plays Beach Tennis in Tiny String Bikini

Derek Hough and Maria Menounos playing beach tennis at a beach party in Malibu, California on July 14, 2012. Mike/FAMEFLYNET

Maria Menounos has so much body confidence, she isn’t afraid to get down and dirty during a game of beach tennis!

Sporting a string bikini top by Lisa Blue, Bijouterie bracelets and running shorts, the 34-year-old Dancing with the Stars contestant gave it her all during a heated game of beach tennis with her DWTS partner, Derek Hough, while partying at the ChapStick Beach House in Malibu on Friday.

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Hough, who wore neon green board shorts, showed off his chiseled body. Coincidentally his sister, Julianne, took a beach day this past weekend too, albeit across the country in Southport, NC.

“Beach tennis was fun w/ Derek Hough and Terrell Owens…love that the ball was nowhere near me in this shot-I tried!” Menounos tweeted Saturday.

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In between games, the Extra cohost stripped down to just her two-piece and hit the waves while flaunting her impressive abs.

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Maria Menounos rocking a bikini on the beach in Malibu on July 14. 2012. KISS/2012 RAMEY PHOTO

“Ironically, I have really strong abs, and I generally hate [exercising] them the most,” Shape‘s July 2012 cover model told the magazine about her ripped midriff. “I think I take for granted that I didn’t really have to work for them.”

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Some might be surprised that the star’s impressive physique doesn’t come from an extreme, regimented workout program. “I don’t have any routine that’s set because I don’t obsess about anything,” she admits. “For me it’s about health and [relieving] stress. So there is nothing set.”

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