Indian Wells Owes Serena Williams An Apology
by Clutch 7 months ago
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”
by Clutch 8 months ago
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
by Clutch 1 year ago
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
by Yesha Callahan 2 years ago
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.