Royalty Never Repeats Itself: Serena Williams Comments on the French Open Catsuit Controversy

“Queen of the Court,” “G.O.A.T.” or “Serena the Superhero”; whatever you might fondly call tennis phenom Serena Williams, she is sports royalty. And while we were dismayed to hear that the French Tennis Federation had singled out Williams’ Nike-designed compression catsuit when explaining its ban on less traditional…

Monday Motivation: Serena Williams Knows Why She’s Great—and Why Other Women Are, Too

“[It] must be difficult being Serena Williams, because everyone ups their game every single time they have to play her,” tennis player Madison Keys told the Wimbledon press corps, explaining that just thinking about playing Williams caused her focus to slip during her match against Evgeniya Rodina, resulting in her…

Say What? Interviewer Asks Serena Williams if She’s ‘Intimidated’ by Maria Sharapova’s Looks—World Laughs

File this under, “Oh, hell no”: While interviewing Serena Williams on Saturday for Inside Tennis, the magazine’s publisher and editor, Bill Simons, showed his ass a seriously sexist streak. During the conversation, Simons first called the über-athlete “baby,” and then added insult to all-too-familiar injury when he…

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