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Serena Williams Persuades Father To Release Book

AP | Posted 04.30.2014 | Black Voices

Serena Williams' father says he won't return to Indian Wells, Calif., the site of a tournament his daughter has skipped since 2001, when their family ...

Ad Out? In Search of a Professional Gay Male Tennis Player in 2013

Ken Schneck, PhD | Posted 02.27.2013 | Gay Voices
Ken Schneck, PhD

Tennis is an individual sport and thus exists apart from the stereotypical team-pressure mentality that might inhibit an athlete's coming out. But still no professional gay male tennis player. Why?!

D.C. Tennis Tournament Gets New Name

AP | Posted 04.25.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- The ATP World Tour hard-court tournament in the nation's capital is changing its name to the Citi Open, after being known as the Legg Ma...

The Spiritual Starvation Of Competitive Sport

Dianne Hollands | Posted 09.24.2011 | Healthy Living
Dianne Hollands

In a place where over 200 gifted female tennis players arrive at a professional tournament and only one woman leaves victorious on a weekly basis, the ability to dust off the failures and move on with a smile is paramount.

Laura Gottesdiener

Game, Sex, Match: 'Renée' Explores Controversial Life of Tennis Star | Laura Gottesdiener | Posted 06.27.2011 | Sports

In 1976, Renée Richards walked onto the court of the La Jolla tennis championship as an unknown housewife from Southern California. Her 6-foot-2-inch...