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Global Sports Administrator To Be Inducted Into Hall Of Fame

Louis Bolling | Posted 09.06.2016 | Women
Louis Bolling

Last year President Barack Obama delivered remarks and answered questions at a town hall with young leaders of the Americas at University of the West ...

Historically Black Colleges & Universities Alum Impact the World of Tennis

Louis Bolling | Posted 08.29.2016 | Education
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Louis Bolling

Williams, her sister, Venus, and several touring professional tennis players of color are standing on the shoulders of giants. Many of those giants call HBCUs and MSIs their home. Here's a list of some of those that have and continue to impact the world of tennis.  

Queen Serena Wore A Neon Pink Sports Bra On The Red Carpet

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.26.2016 | Style

It’s official: Serena Williams looks incredible in anything. Need proof? Check out this outfit she wore to an event marking Australian lingerie comp...

Tennis Player Possibly Poisoned At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 08.11.2016 | Sports

Police are investigating whether a teenage tennis player was poisoned at Wimbledon. British player Gabriella Taylor was “close to death” after she...

Tennis Star Chris Evert Says Menopause Contributed To Her Divorce

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 07.27.2016 | Fifty

In a recent interview, tennis icon Chris Evert opened up about her past marriages, specifically how menopause influenced her divorce in 2006. As a gue...

Serena Williams Wins 22nd Grand Slam Title

Reuters | Annum Masroor | Posted 07.11.2016 | Sports

By Martyn Herman LONDON (Reuters) - It was third time lucky for American Serena Williams as she finally matched Steffi Graf’s professional era recor...

The Faithful Shopper: Hamptons Shopping à la mode

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.29.2016 | Style
Faith Hope Consolo

Back to the beach for sunny sea vibes, sandy soirées and of course the superior shopping out East. Here are some new spots to help you soak up the su...

Rich White Men Need To Stop Questioning Equal Pay In Tennis

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 05.11.2016 | Sports

Of all popular sports -- most of which are dominated by men -- tennis is the one that's been the closest to a model of gender equality. Starting with ...

Djokovic's New Tennis Psychology

Neil Endicott | Posted 04.06.2016 | Sports
Neil Endicott

In his 2013 book 'Serve to Win', Djokovic explains that he practices mindfulness meditation for 15 minutes every day. Mindfulness is a way of paying attention to your experience as it happens without judgment.

Men in Tennis Seem Confused About Why Anyone Succeeds

David Berri | Posted 03.23.2016 | Sports
David Berri

Men often take the advantages culture bestows on them for granted. They assume that they deserve to win at contests that are tilted in their favor. And they expect that those who lose at these unfair contests to accept defeat without becoming angry.

Tennis Tournament Chief Resigns Over Sexist Comments

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 03.22.2016 | Sports

(Reuters) - Raymond Moore has stepped down as CEO and tournament director of the BNP Paribas Open following controversial comments he made about women...

It's Still 'Game on' for Billie Jean King

Lori Sokol | Posted 01.26.2016 | Business
Lori Sokol

It is the tennis court that has long provided King with a platform to create change. But where does the answer to achieving gender equality ultimately lie? King believes it's up to the Millennial generation.

Women's Professional Tennis is a Mess

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.25.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

What the hell is the matter with Women's Tennis at the moment? Seeds 2 and 3 have gone out in the first week of the Australian Open, and the tour cont...

Preview to the Australian Open

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.19.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

Since tennis is by a long way the best sport on the face of the earth, and since the Grand Slams are some of the world's biggest sports events, I am thinking that it would be fitting to write a preview article to the Australian Open here.

Why You Should Care About the Australian Open

Sajeel Qureshi | Posted 01.18.2016 | Sports
Sajeel Qureshi

The Australian Open is one of the biggest tennis tournaments in the world. It's ok, you've probably watched as many Aussie Open tennis matches as you have Home Alone movies without Macaulay Culkin. Don't worry, you're not alone.

Opening Action at the ASB Classic

Thaddeus McCarthy | Posted 01.05.2016 | Sports
Thaddeus McCarthy

The opening rounds at the ASB Classic in Auckland have delivered nothing if not surprises. The first round saw the two top seeds, Venus Williams and Ana Ivanovic both depart the tournament.

The 3 Key Habits That Set Champions Apart From Everybody Else

Kate Keckler Dandel | Posted 12.02.2015 | Fifty
Kate Keckler Dandel

It's inspiring to see people over age 80 engaged in physical competition because it's surprising. But it shouldn't be. The key is age-appropriate competition.

Highest-Paid Female Athletes -- Tennis Players Dominate

MoneyTips | Posted 10.19.2015 | Sports

The Forbes list of the top 10 highest-paid female athletes for 2015 (using values from June 2014 to June 2015) features seven tennis players, and three athletes from other non-team sports -- auto racing, golf, and mixed martial arts (MMA). Here are the top 10 ladies.

6 Ways To Be A Stronger Woman, According To Maria Sharapova

The Huffington Post | Sasha Bronner | Posted 10.19.2015 | Women

Maria Sharapova is currently ranked the third best female tennis player in the world and is the world's wealthiest female athlete. She has multi-year ...

No, Drake And Serena Williams Are Still Not Engaged

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 10.10.2015 | Sports

Sorry everyone, but this just isn't true. A representative for Drake told TMZ on Thursday that Drake has not proposed to Serena Williams and they aren...

Serena Williams Ends Her Season Early To Focus On Health

Reuters | Chloe Angyal | Posted 10.01.2015 | Sports

SINGAPORE, Oct 1 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams has opted against defending the WTA Finals title and decided to end her season early fol...

Congratulations To Serena Williams On An Absolutely Historic Run

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 11.02.2015 | Sports

Over this past year, Serena Williams has given us everything. She's been a four-time Grand Slam winner and a consummate champion, but more importantly...

32 Powerful Photos From The Roberta Vinci-Serena Williams Match

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.11.2015 | Sports

The greatest tennis player in the world is out of the U.S. Open. Serena Williams' title defense ended on Friday afternoon at the hands of an unseeded ...

Serena Williams' Flawless Response To Being Asked Why She's Not Smiling

The Huffington Post | Taylor Pittman | Posted 09.10.2015 | Women

Newsflash, world: Women are not required to smile every minute of every day. After yet another win at the U.S. Open, a male reporter didn't understand...

Billie Jean King Thinks Serena Williams Is The Best Tennis Player Of All Time

The Huffington Post | Justin Block | Posted 09.10.2015 | Sports

Real recognize real. Billie Jean King demonstrated the tennis version of "it takes one to know one" on Wednesday while speaking to HuffPost Live's Ze...