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Serena Williams Admits She Was Sore After Twerking For Beyoncé’s Video

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Serena Williams is suited and booted in designer brands Balmain, Versace and Onia Swimwear to grace the cover of the July/August 2016 issue of Wall Street Journal magazine. In the cover story, Williams opens up about desiring to be regular and how she felt after her flawless twerking cameo in Beyoncé‘s “Sorry” video. Although it […]

Serena Williams Is Now The Top Earner In Women’s Sports

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According to Forbes, Serena Williams has raked in $28.9 million dollars in the past year, making her the top earner in women’s sports since Maria Sharapova is banned from playing tennis for the next two years. Sharapova had the title of top earner in women’s sports for the past 11 years. Her drug test after […]

Serena Williams Says There’s No Such Thing as a “Drake Curse”

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Late last year, Serena Williams appeared poised to be just the fourth women since the inception of Grand Slam tournaments in tennis to win all four of the major tournaments in one calendar year, also known as a Calendar Grand Slam. Unfortunately for Serena and the millions that tuned in to potentially witness history, she was […]

Serena Williams In Pursuit of 22nd Grand Slam at French Open

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Famed tennis players Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are in pursuit to break more records. According to USA Today, when the two professionals step onto the tennis court to begin their French Open campaigns, not only will they face their respected opponents, but they will also go up against history. For Williams, she’s on the […]

Serena Williams Recollects Her Experience in ‘Lemonade’

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Beyoncé’s Lemonade short film featured several women of color she felt represented strength and power. Many famous faces made a cameo in the visual, including tennis champion Serena Williams. The professional athlete spoke with The Associate Press about her experience and how she came to have a part in the singer’s visual album. Williams, who […]

Serena Gives Tutorials on Milly Rocking, Twerking on Snapchat

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Serena Williams, one of the most dominant female tennis players in the history of the sport, is also an underrated dancer. She famously “Cripwalked” after beating Maria Sharapova at the Olympics–which was fitting, considering Sharapova is an opponent that she has a complicated relationship with–and a quick Google search will produce a video of her doing […]

Victoria Azarenka Beats Serena, Dabs on Her at Indian Wells

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Since narrowly missing out on a calendar Grand Slam at last year’s U.S. Open, Serena Williams has struggled to find her stride, losing at the Australian Open earlier this year, and again at the BNP Paribas Open Finals this weekend at Indian Wells, an arena that carries weighty significance for Williams. The #8 player in the world, Victoria […]

Sports Sunday: Nzingha Prescod Is Changing the Face of Olympic Fencing

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At nine years old, Brooklyn raised Nzingha Prescod was enrolled in The Peter Westbrook Foundation—an organization founded by the first African-American Olympic fencing medalist—which sponsors lessons for minorities. A natural foilist (a fencer who fights with foil), Prescod set her goal in motion to become an Olympian, a standard The PWF is known to achieve. […]

Miss-Understood: If You Rooted For Maria Sharapova, Fight For Serena Williams Too

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Yesterday, women’s tennis star Maria Sharapova shocked the sports world by admitting to using the performance-enhancing drug meldonium for the last 10 years of her career after it was revealed that she failed a drug test administered just before this year’s Australian Open. In light of the news, several huge companies including Nike and Volkswagon […]

Serena Williams “Shocked” That Maria Sharapova Failed a Drug Test

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Yesterday, news broke that Maria Sharapova failed a drug test in the midst of January’s Australian Open, leading to her relationship with Nike, which was estimated to be worth up to $70 million, being suspended. Porsche, which also had an endorsement relationship with the tennis star expressed disappointment in the news, but held off taking […]

Serena Williams Helps Build School In Jamaica

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Tennis great Serena Williams, along with Helping Hands Jamaica, got together with a group of volunteers to build the Salt Marsh Primary School in Jamaica and she even posted the proof in a video on her Instagram page. After all the hard work, the school is finally finished! #ribboncutting #SerenaWilliamsFund #HelpingHandsJamaica @duttypaul @karlhale A video posted by […]

ICYMI: Serena Williams Is Giving Body Goals In Jamaica

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If you follow Serena Williams on Snapchat, then you’ve been following her through her work/vacation in Jamaica. The tennis champion has been chilling with friends, laughing and having hilarious moments, hitting a few dance moves to Rihanna‘s “Work,” and absolutely slaying in a red-striped one piece bathing suit paired with some sneakers. Although she was […]

Serena Williams Catches A Cab To Finish Line At Her Own Charity Run

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Serena Williams is arguably one of the hardest working women in the Women’s Tennis Association. However, every phenomenal athlete needs a break. Williams was caught catching a cab and riding it to the finish line at her charity run. Instead of avoiding the topic, the multiple US Open Champion simply addressed the matter through a […]

Serena Williams Glows As She Accepts ‘Sportsperson Of The Year’ Award

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On Monday [December 14], Sports Illustrated announced Serena Williams would be taking home their prestigious ‘Sportsperson Of The Year’ Award by revealing the newest issue. On the cover, Williams is seen sitting on a throne serving face and body in a lace leotard. After receiving backlash for being “too sexy” on the cover (and being […]

LA Times Pits Serena Williams Against Racehorse for Sportsperson of the Year

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This is why we can’t have nice things. We knew it was a matter of time before the commentary on Serena Williams as the recipient of Sport Illustrated’s sportsperson of the year would commence. Normally unwarranted, racially tinged, patriarchal and sexist commentary comes from a social media troll or super-enraged member of the privileged community […]

Serena Williams Named Sportsperson Of The Year by Sports Illustrated

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Serena Williams is ending 2015 on a high note. She took to her social media to announce her cover of Sports Illustrated as “Sportsperson of The Year”: “This year was spectacular for me. For SportsIllustrated to recognize my hard work, my dedication, and my sheer determination gives me hope to continue on and do better. […]