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Indian Wells Owes Serena Williams An Apology

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Over the weekend, Serena Williams marked her return to Indian Wells after a 13 year boycott. In 2001, Venus and Serena were both booed by ‘fans’ and were even accused of cheating. But that wasn’t the half of it. The Williams family received racial taunts...

Serena Williams Wins Australian Open for Her 19th Grand Slam Title

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Serena Williams won her 19th Grand Slam title after beating Maria Sharapova 6-3, 7-6 in the women’s singles final of the Australian Open in Melbourne on this past Saturday. “I’m so honored to be here and to hold this 19th trophy,” Williams said. “I didn’t...

Tennis Star Madison Keys: ”I Don’t Really Identify Myself as White or African-American”

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Professional tennis player Madison Keys is quickly becoming the latest ‘it’ girl of professional tennis. Last week, Keys made headlines for advancing to the semi-finals after beating Venus Williams at the Australian Open. Yesterday, the 19-year-old took on women’s singles tennis No. 1 player Serena...

Serena Williams Responds to Russian Tennis Federation President Who Referred to the Williams Sisters as “Brothers”

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Clearly the Williams sisters’ status as hard-working, world-renowned tennis champs just isn’t enough to garner everyone’s respect—not even from those who hold high professional posts in the world of tennis.  Shamil Tarpischev, president of the Russian Tennis Federation (RTF) was aptly reprimanded by Serena Williams...