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Russian Tennis Czar Insults Williams Sisters

Reuters | By Patrick Johnston | Posted 10.19.2014 | Sports

SINGAPORE, Oct 19 (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments a...

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 ...

An Open Letter to the Tennis Community

Michelle Major and Maiken Baird | Posted 08.19.2013 | Sports
Michelle Major and Maiken Baird

We ask for your support in our fight against the efforts of the USTA to deny our first amendment rights of freedom of speech and freedom of the press and to censor our documentary, Venus and Serena.

LOOK: Sibling Rivals In Sports

Posted 02.02.2013 | Sports

The 53 and 1/3 yards separating John and Jim Harbaugh on Sunday as they stand on opposite sidelines at Super Bowl XLVII will seem like an endless eme...

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....

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 ...

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...

Serena Rolls Into Third Round

AP | Posted 06.28.2012 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England -- Four-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams moved into the third round with an overpowering serving performance Thursday, hitti...

NFL Offseason: Grading Teams Inside And Out (AUDIO)

Jordan Schultz | Posted 10.04.2011 | Sports
Jordan Schultz

I recently caught up with two different radio stations to discuss the ensuing NFL season and the crazy arms race that has become this offseason.

Venus Upset In Straight Sets

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 08.27.2011 | Sports

WIMBLEDON, England — Walking away from Centre Court, Oracene Price – mother and sometimes-coach to Serena and Venus Williams – shook...

PHOTOS: Venus & Serena Williams' Grand Slam Outfits Over The Years

Posted 08.21.2011 | Sports

Are the Williams sisters back in full force? Over the year since last Wimbledon, the tennis world has seen Serena face injury, illness and depressi...

Williams Sisters Return STILL Unknown

AP | By HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 06.29.2011 | Sports

WASHINGTON -- Serena and Venus Williams aren't ready to tell the world when they will return to the tennis tour. The sisters, who own a combined 20 G...

Venus & Serena Williams Win French Open Doubles Title

AP | TRUNG LATIEULE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

PARIS — Venus and Serena Williams won their fourth consecutive major doubles title Friday at the French Open. "A Williams slam," Serena called ...

Serena, Venus Williams Win Australian Open Doubles Title

AP | DENNIS PASSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia — Venus Williams is a much better doubles partner for her sister Serena than she is a keeper of the score. The Williams si...

U.S. Open Tennis: The American Tennis Boom Was a Fluke

Matthew DeBord | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Matthew DeBord

We were supposed to see tennis broken out of its country-club, upper-crusty enclaves and delivered to the masses. For a while, it worked. But then the nation lost interest.

Gates's Arbitrary Arrest: It Happens in New York Too

Michael Henry Adams | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Michael Henry Adams

Irrespective of how educated or rich one might be, to be a black man in America is still a condition in which one feels he has no rights that any police officer is bound to respect.

Venus and Serena Williams Endorse Oreos; Meth Next

Charlotte Hilton Andersen | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Charlotte Hilton Andersen

Is it responsible to link a junk food of such notoriety to sports?

Williams Sisters Defeat Spain For Gold Medal In Doubles

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BEIJING — Venus and Serena Williams of the United States have won the Olympic gold medal in women's doubles. The Williamses beat the Spanish du...

Wimbledon Finals Ratings: Williams Sisters Draw Biggest Audience In Three Years

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

The Saturday faceoff between Serena and Venus Williams drew the best overnight rating for a Wimbledon women's final in three years. The match, won by...

Venus Williams Wins Wimbledon, Beats Serena

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WIMBLEDON, England — Venus Williams won her fifth Wimbledon singles title Saturday, beating younger sister Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4 in the final...

Williams Sisters In Wimbledon Final

AP | HOWARD FENDRICH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WIMBLEDON, England — A spot in her seventh Wimbledon final already secured, Venus Williams headed back to Centre Court to catch the end of the n...

Venus and Serena: Last Name Not Needed

Andrew Brandt | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Andrew Brandt

Women's tennis needs Venus and Serena as much as any sport needs any two names. They dominate the biggest stage in tennis this week in a manner that flies in the face of the modern singularly focused athlete.