Posts Tagged: Tennis

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Will Smith to Star as Venus and Serena’s Dad in New Movie

Will Smith to star as Venus and Serena’s in new movie.  He just celebrated his birthday, and now according to Deadline, Will is slated to star as Richard Williams, the father of Venus and Serena in a movie about how he with now formal training helped coach his daughter’s to become the tennis champions they… Read more »

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Serena Williams Says The Tennis World Punished Her

Serena Williams says the Tennis World punished her. Serena Williams says the pro-tennis ranking system is biased against working moms. She said she took a huge hit when she went out on maternity leave. She dropped from #1 to #453-ouch! She said working her way back took a physical toll on her that caused her… Read more »

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Umpires May Boycott Serena Williams

Umpires may boycott Serena Williams.  What??  Why?? After Serena Williams‘ US Open incident involving claims that Serena called chair umpire Carlos Ramos sexist, and now other umpires are thinking about forming a union and refusing to officiate matches featuring Serena.    Oh lawd, more drama.  See below. Read here

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Serena Williams Gets Her Own Nike Sneaker

Serena Williams gets her own Nike Sneaker.  You would think she already had her own sneaker with all of the contributions she had made to the sport of tennis.  Well she does now and it is with Nike.  Her sneaker called the Nike Blazer was released yesterday and will retail for $120.00.  Serena has also… Read more »