Tennis

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.

Serena Williams Shows No Mercy In First Round Of U.S. Open

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  Defending U.S. Open champion, Serena Williams, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams took the first set by 24 of 30 points and started out the second set by winning a 26-point game. In the third game...