The last time Venus Williams was in the Wimbledon final was eight years ago, when she faced, and lost to, her younger sister, Serena. At age 37, the tennis champion is looking to win her sixth Wimbledon singles title and defy every critic who has said she didn’t have it in her anymore.
Not only has Compton, Calif., produced Dre, Kendrick, Issa, Venus and Serena, but soon there may be two more luminaries to hail from its notorious, talent-producing streets.
“If [Serena] played the men’s circuit, she’d be, like, 700 in the world.” —John McEnroe
Serena Williams has her mind set on returning to tennis by January, but that, of course, is after she gives birth to her new baby. In an article in this month’s Vanity Fair, Williams was photographed by Annie Leibovitz and spoke about her romance with her fiance, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian; their upcoming…
Serena Williams had every intention of sharing her pregnancy with the public—just not as soon as she did.
Romanian tennis Hall of Famer Ilie Nastase is feeling the wrath of not only the International Tennis Federation but also Serena Williams after he made comments about her unborn child.
Serena Williams set social media ablaze when she announced on Snapchat that she was expecting her first baby with her soon-to-be husband, Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.
Serena Williams is 20 weeks pregnant, according to a now deleted Snapchat. The tennis champ announced that she’s pregnant Wednesday morning.
Nike has a few things to say about equality and inequality, and the company brought out its biggest stars to make a point.
Tennis phenom Serena Williams made history as she won her 23rd grand-slam title on Saturday night against her sister Venus Williams in in a 6-4, 6-4 victory at the Australian Open.
Pardon me. I need to preface what you are about to read with a … not so much an explanation, but a statement of awareness of how it may be received. If you are a person, male or female, who ascribes to Hotep and ankh-right beliefs, you will probably be pissed before the end of this article. You have been warned.
Venus and Serena Williams are world-renowned tennis champions. They are also daughters of the historically black community of Compton, Calif. This weekend, the Williams sisters were for all intents the prodigal daughters come back to the community that shaped them, and to give back to it.
While the World Anti-Doping Agency is out here trying to prevent athletes from dirtying up sports, it may want to look at how to prevent hackers from breaking into its computer databases.
Serena Williams made history Monday afternoon at the U.S. Open after snatching her 308th career match win to become the winningest player in grand-slam history, USA Today reports.
Appearing in a bright and unique fashion ensemble (including hot-pink sleevelets), Serena Williams handily clinched a record-breaking win over Swede Johanna Larson at the U.S. Open on Saturday, 6-2, 6-1.
Simone Biles is known for her body: its power, its capabilities and the heights to which it propels her. I am completely mesmerized by it. I’m not sure if it’s the beauty of her black body prancing; her short, muscular legs seemingly defying physics; or the ease with which she does it all—with a confident, beaming…
Serena Williams will not get the chance to defend her Olympic title after being ousted from the Games Tuesday following an astonishing upset, the Washington Post reports.
In a shocking Olympic upset, the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, lost an Olympic match as partners for the first time in the opening round of the Rio de Janeiro Games against the Czech Republic, the Associated Press reports.
Like, whoa. As other athletes in the Parade of Nations predictably wore dockers and sports blazers, Pita Nikolas Taufatofua from the island nation of Tonga came out bare-chested, slathered in oil and adorned in a ta’ovala, a traditional Tongan mat. The 32-year-old will compete in taekwondo for his country, but he won…