Tennis

Serena And Venus Williams Lose For The First Time As An Olympic Duo

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Three-time Olympic doubles gold medalist sisters Venus and Serena Williams lost in straight sets to the Czech Republic’s Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova. It’s their first Olympic loss together, having won gold as a pair at the Sydney 2000 Games, Beijing 2008 Games and London 2012 Games....

Serena Williams Comments on Maria Sharapova’s Drug Testing Fail

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Not only is Serena Williams the greatest athlete ever, but she isn’t going to kick someone while their down. At least not publicly. On Tuesday, Williams was asked to comment on Maria Sharapova’s recent failed drug test. And she didn’t use the opportunity to bash...

And Serena Laughed: Venus Williams Serves Roberta Vinci Some #BlackGirlMagic For Taunting Her During Their Match

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Italian tennis star Roberta Vinci was clearly still feeling herself after ending Serena Williams’ shot at making history last month, but she got served a piping hot slice of humble pie from Serena’s big sister Venus when she tried to take things to another level during...

Serena Williams May Be The Greatest Athlete of Our Time, But Racism Always Rears Its Head

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Over the weekend Serena Williams won her 30th grand slam title and the world celebrated with her. Many have said that Williams’ athletic abilities surpasses such greats as Michael Jordan, but there are others in the world who won’t let her live and exalt in...

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...

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...