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Venus Williams

Venus Ousted Early

AP | ANDREW DAMPF | Posted 05.13.2013 | Sports

ROME -- Venus Williams lost to Laura Robson 6-3, 6-2 in the wind at the Italian Open on Monday, ending prospects for a sister showdown in the second r...

Sister Routs Sister

AP | PETE IACOBELLI | Posted 06.06.2013 | Sports

CHARLESTON, S.C. — Serena Williams had completed a dazzling display of tennis to dominate her opponent and advance to her fourth finals of the y...

Back Injury Sidelines Venus

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 05.24.2013 | Sports

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. — A big match beckoned for Venus Williams on a court where she first hoisted the championship trophy 15 years ago. Alas, on ...

Venus Williams Shows Off Her New Clothing Line

AP | SAMANTHA CRITCHELL | Posted 03.05.2013 | Black Voices

NEW YORK -- You know the whole thing about a woman's prerogative to change her mind? Venus Williams can't do it – at least not when it comes to ...

Sharapova Dominates Venus

AP | JOHN PYE | Posted 03.20.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Maria Sharapova leaned back and pumped her arms. She ripped her elbows back and forth, screaming after her victory. Four pumps...

Venus Moves On To Face Sharapova

AP | Posted 01.16.2013 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Seven-time Grand Slam singles champion Venus Williams beat Alize Cornet of France 6-3, 6-3 Wednesday to advance to a third-rou...

Venus Williams Opens Up On Big Lifestyle Changes

AP | JOCELYN GECKER | Posted 01.14.2013 | Black Voices

MELBOURNE, Australia -- Venus Williams has made the dietary leap from steak lover to vegan but admits that in times of weakness she is a "cheagan." T...

Only A Matter Of Time

AP | GERALD IMRAY | Posted 01.03.2013 | Sports

JOHANNESBURG — In the midst of the Williams sisters' first bustling visit to Africa, Serena wasn't quite sure which country she was in Saturday....

Venus Wins 1st Title In Two Years

AP | Posted 12.21.2012 | Sports

LUXEMBOURG -- Venus Williams won her first WTA tournament in more than two years, beating Monica Niculescu of Romania 6-2, 6-3 to take the Luxembourg ...

Black Films, Actors and Directors Enliven 2012 Toronto International Film Festival

Dwight Brown | Posted 11.17.2012 | Black Voices
Dwight Brown

Black films, actors and directors headed to the 37th annual Toronto International Film Festival this September and made their mark.

WATCH: Venus Williams' Action-Packed Fashion Week Show

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 09.14.2012 | Black Voices

And the award for most entertaining New York Fashion Week show goes to, EleVen by Venus Williams. Instead of using the standard waif-like models y...

'It's Really Confusing': Ryan Lochte Spends Day Trading Stocks At Charity Event

Posted 09.12.2012 | Impact

Commemorating the 11th anniversary of 9/11 wasn't just about quiet tributes and solemn reflection. Trading firm Cantor Fitzgerald & BGC Partners...

Venus Overcomes Early Deficit To Advance

AP | Posted 08.28.2012 | Sports

NEW YORK -- Venus Williams overcame an early deficit for an easy win in her return to the U.S. Open. The seven-time Grand Slam champion pulled out of...

Federer, Djokovic, Williams Sisters Highlight U.S. Open

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 10.25.2012 | Sports

-- Somehow, it seemed so easy for so many people to write off Roger Federer. He was past his 30th birthday, they would point out....

PHOTO: The Williams Sisters Cover New York Times Magazine

The Huffington Post | Patrice Peck | Posted 08.24.2012 | Black Voices

Given their record-breaking Olympic wins and a bevy of other championship titles, it’s safe to say that tennis titans Venus and Serena Williams are ...

Sister Act III: Williams Sisters Make History

AP | JANIE McCAULEY | Posted 10.05.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams relishes her role as copycat little sister. Even if it takes her 12 years. Now she has that Olympic double...

Venus Out Of Olympics

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 08.01.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Playing Olympic tennis twice a day proved too much for Venus Williams, and her workload at Wimbledon will now be a lot lighter. ...

Venus, Serena Win Singles Matches

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 07.30.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Four-time Olympian Venus Williams walked off Wimbledon's cozy Court 2 gleefully waving her fist as fans chanted, "U-S-A! U-S-A!"...

PHOTOS: Venus Williams Launches 'EleVen' Sportswear Collection

Huffington Post | Julee Wilson | Posted 08.05.2012 | Black Voices

It's unlikely you'll ever be as fierce a tennis player as Venus Williams--but that doesn't mean you can't copy her flashy on-court style. While th...

Venus Williams Loses To Boston Lobster

AP | Posted 07.16.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Venus Williams lost an Olympic tuneup Monday during a World Team Tennis match attended by first lady Michele Obama. Williams, playing f...

Venus And Serena Reach Doubles Final

AP | Posted 09.05.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams will be playing for two Wimbledon titles on Saturday after she teamed with sister Venus to reach the double...

Williams Sisters Going For Gold.. Again

AP | STEVEN WINE | Posted 06.26.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Serena and Venus Williams have been chosen to extend their unbeaten streak in Olympic doubles when they seek a third gold medal ...

Venus And Serena To Join U.S. Olympic Team

Reuters | Posted 08.26.2012 | Black Voices

June 26 (Reuters) - Serena and Venus Williams were among six players nominated for the U.S. Olympic women's team to compete in next month's London O...

Top 5 Sports Stories

Len Berman | Posted 08.26.2012 | New York
Len Berman

At the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials, Ryan Lochte beat Michael Phelps in the 400-meter individual relay. Both are heading to the London Olympics for a rematch.

Venus Makes Early Wimbledon Exit

AP | STEPHEN WILSON | Posted 08.25.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Five-time champion Venus Williams was eliminated 6-1, 6-3 by Elena Vesnina of Russia at Wimbledon on Monday, the first time the ...