Tennis

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...

18-Year-Old Taylor Townsend Advances to Third Round of French Open

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On Wednesday, 18-year-old Taylor Townsend beat the number 20 seed, Alize Cornet, during the French Open, advancing to Roland Garros’ third round. By the way, this is Townsend’s first Grand Slam tournament. And she’s ranked number 205. And she outlasted Venus and Serena Williams, who own...

Serena Williams Captures U.S. Open Crown

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Congratulations to Serena Williams for capturing her fifth U.S. Open Crown and her 17th Grand Slam singles title! Williams beat Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7 (6-8), 6-1 becoming the oldest Open Era women’s winner in US Open history.