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Serena Williams Sings 'Under The Sea,' Slays Karaoke Set

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 08.27.2015 | Sports

What else is there to do as you prepare for a possible historic Grand Slam? Sing karaoke, of course.  Serena Williams took to the stage on Wedne...

A Journey From Tennis to Self-Discovery

Neha Uberoi | Posted 07.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Neha Uberoi

My world ended at 22. I lost everything I had worked so hard since the age of 9 to become. A simple "and what do you do?" would send me for a toss dee...

When We Attack Serena Williams' Body, It's Really About Her Blackness

The Huffington Post | Zeba Blay | Posted 07.13.2015 | Black Voices

A New York Times article about body image in competitive tennis became the catalyst for a debate this week about the harmful ways in which ...

This Is What A Woman Looks Like

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 07.13.2015 | Sports

Serena Williams, the most dominant female athlete of her time -- and arguably the most dominant, full stop -- won her 21st career Grand Slam tit...

Serena Williams' Secret Weapon: 'Jehovah God'

Religion News Service | Jaweed Kaleem | Posted 07.10.2015 | Religion

(RNS) If Serena Williams wins Wimbledon Saturday (July 11), she will likely say — as she usually does after a big win — “I want to ...

Victoria Azarenka Calls Out The Most Tired Double Standard In Tennis

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.08.2015 | Sports

Belarusian tennis player Victoria Azarenka may have lost to Serena Williams in Tuesday's quarterfinals at Wimbledon, but she made the m...

Serena Williams Defeats Her Sister At Wimbledon 6-4, 6-3

AP | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

She advanced to the quarterfinals.

A Look Back At Venus And Serena's First Wimbledon Battle In 2000

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.06.2015 | Sports

They first met at Wimbledon in 2000.

Williams Sisters Trade Instagram Snaps Ahead Of Wimbledon Match

The Huffington Post | Lucy McCalmont | Posted 07.05.2015 | Sports

What's a sister for?

Sasha Bronner

Serena Williams: 'I Had To Come To Terms With Loving Myself' | Sasha Bronner | Posted 07.13.2015 | Women

Serena Williams is the best tennis player in the game. She won the French Open earlier this month, which brings her to 20 Grand Slam titles -- a trul...

She Can Serve - and Lob!

Jill S. Tietjen | Posted 06.16.2015 | Women
Jill S. Tietjen

Serena Williams just won her 20th Grand Slam tennis tournament. This amazing performance has her following in the footsteps of some tennis women greats who came before her. Match the woman with her accomplishment.

How and Why I Wrote My Husband onto a Tennis Reality TV Show

Kerrie Houston Reightley | Posted 06.01.2015 | Sports
Kerrie Houston Reightley

"Tennis is never about tennis, Kerrie," my tennis coach said. "It's about people dealing with their issues... lots of issues." We both laughed -- but that was before I wrote myself onto a reality-television show about tennis.

Agility, Speed, Balance and Power Start With Your Feet

Dr. Steve Rosenberg | Posted 06.24.2015 | Healthy Living
Dr. Steve Rosenberg

Every athlete, whether you are a man or women, wants to be faster than a speeding built, more powerful than a locomotive and able to move with cat lik...

Monica Seles' Unknown Battle

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 04.06.2015 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

Monica Seles' professional tennis career is one of the most compelling and well-known in the history of the sport. As a teenager, she took the women's tennis world by storm, bursting into the scene when she won the 1990 French Open at age 16. It all came to a sudden stop on April 30, 1993.

Serena Williams: How to Stand Out and Win

Jimmy Nguyen | Posted 04.02.2015 | Sports
Jimmy Nguyen

Tennis history was made today as Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to win her 6th Australian Open. More importantly, Serena's 19th Grand Slam s...

5 Predictions for the 2015 Australian Open That I Hope are Wrong

Jaime Heilbron | Posted 03.22.2015 | Sports
Jaime Heilbron

The 2015 Australian Open began a few days ago. For tennis fans in the western hemisphere, particularly those in the Americas, that basically means two weeks full of tennis, sleepless nights, and a lot of coffee in the mornings to make up for failing Morpheus.

Billie Jean King - Rallying for a New Equality

Lori Sokol | Posted 03.17.2015 | Gay Voices
Lori Sokol

Currently, there is no U.S. federal law that adequately protects lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) workers from employment discrimination. But King has no plans to retire, at least not off the court.

From Desperation to Education

Lori Sokol | Posted 01.30.2015 | Impact
Lori Sokol

The Women's Forum created The Education Fund in 1987 to provide annual awards to encourage mature women in need to fulfill their potential through the pursuit of an undergraduate college education.

Serena Cruises Into Her 1st Grand Slam Quarterfinal Of The Year

AP | JAMES MARTINEZ | Posted 09.01.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on M...

HIGHLIGHTS: Wozniacki vs. Sharapova

AP | By RACHEL COHEN | Posted 10.31.2014 | Sports

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. M...

Serena Wins 1st Tournament Since Scary Exit At Wimbledon

AP | RICK EYMER | Posted 08.03.2014 | Sports

STANFORD, Calif. (AP) — Serena Williams stared at the court, took a deep breath and seemed to clear her head after falling behind in the first set. ...

Why Your Business Needs a Tennis Player

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 09.29.2014 | Small Business
Sajeel Qureshi

We've all been part of a group or team where everything clicked. Everyone knows things a great team needs -- leadership, ownership of solving problems, camaraderie and integrity.

Women's Wimbledon Final Set

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 09.02.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Eugenie Bouchard could have lost her focus after the fourth game of her Wimbledon semifinal Thursday, when play was delayed for five m...

Sharapova Knocked Out Of Wimbledon

AP | Posted 07.01.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — Five-time major champion Maria Sharapova bowed out in the fourth round at Wimbledon on Tuesday, losing 7-6 (4), 4-6, 6-4 to Angelique ...

America's Historic Struggle At Wimbledon

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.30.2014 | Sports

LONDON (AP) — For the first time in more than a century, no American singles players reached the round of 16 at Wimbledon. The last t...