Posts tagged "Venus Williams"

ESPN The Body Issue: Is it ever right to pose nude?

ESPN The Body Issue: Is it ever right to pose nude?
The sixth annual ESPN The Magazine: The Body Issue  is back and on newsstands July 11. This year, 22 of the US’ most famous athletes, including Chicago”s own bronze medal Olympian, bobsledder Aja Evans, tennis star Venus Williams, the Oklahoma City Thunder’s Serge Ibaka, and most curiously, Texas Rangers’ first baseman, the rotund Prince Fielder, (who’s listed... Read more »

Wimbledon: The Williams Sisters and Tennis' First African-American Star

Wimbledon: The Williams Sisters and Tennis' First African-American Star
As the world prepares for Wimbledon to begin on Monday, June 23, all eyes will be on the world’s #1 player. Who is it? Despite an early exit in May’s French Open, Serena Williams retained her #1 ranking in the world. She’ll take on her American teammate Anna Tatishvili in the opening round. Looking at the other draws on... Read more »

Aussie Open Over for Up And Comer Sloane Stephens

Aussie Open Over for Up And Comer Sloane Stephens
For more than a decade, Venus and Serena Williams  have been the only recognizable American-born tennis champions. Save for Lindsay Davenport, there has not been another American that has come close to beating the sisters at their own game. Venus and Serena have played in 23 professional matches since 1998. Serena won 13 of the... Read more »
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