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Serena’s grand slam bid prompts sell out of women’s US Open final

For the first time in history, the women’s final at the U.S. Open has sold out before the men’s final. The reason is simple and clear: People are clamoring to see Serena Williams go for the elusive grand slam, as the winner of all four major tournaments in a single calendar year. Per Darren Rovell of “USTA spokesman Chris Widmaier said ticket records, as with...
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US OPEN 2015: Women who beat Williams say belief important

So here's the question 127 of the 128 women in the U.S. Open's main draw will ask themselves: How do you beat Serena Williams? A solid return helps, of course. As can the occasional free point off a big serve. And an ability to hang in there at the baseline on extended groundstroke exchanges. Still, women who have managed to pick up rare victories over Williams pointed not to any...
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US OPEN 2015: Serena Williams eyes 1st Grand Slam since 1988

Ask Serena Williams what could prevent her from completing tennis' first true Grand Slam in more than a quarter-century at the U.S. Open, and the response will not include the name of a single possible opponent. ''Well,'' she began when that question was posed, ''I'm always one of my biggest competitors. I can always stop myself. So that's why I kind of just try to stay positive...
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WATCH: Serena Williams, Drake flirt on tennis court

    You know that look you give when you see someone you have a crush on? Yeah, that’s the look that Drake and Serena Williams traded over the weekend, seemingly confirming rumors that they are dating. Drake was in Cincinnati over the weekend to watch Williams win the Western & Southern Open on Sunday. A video and some photos of Drake in attendance at the match have...
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Serena Williams, Drake share a moment at Cincinnati restaurant

Drake has made a pass at various female celebrities in recent years. Most of his pursuing didn’t get him much more than a meme or two, and it really didn’t work out well for him when he tried to hit on Rihanna. So it seems he’s now set his sights elsewhere. Serena Williams is in Cincinnati as she recently just won the Western & Southern Open, so she’s now celebrating...
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Serena Williams and Drake appear to be dating

    Serena Williams continued her incredible season by winning the Cincinnati Masters over the weekend, and rapper Drake was there to cheer her on. After the tournament, the two left little doubt that Drake was supporting Serena as more than just a friend. Some photos that were posted at TMZ show Drake and Williams making out at an upscale Italian restaurant called Sotto in...
Via Larry Brown Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

John McEnroe Believes He Can Beat Serena Williams Right Now (Video)

Serena Williams suffered only her second defeat of the season Saturday, when she lost to Belinda Bencic in the Rogers Cup semifinals. Williams, 33, is in the midst of one of her most successful seasons ever, as she goes for a calendar grand slam at the U.S. Open. But someone thinks he can beat Williams. Yes, that’s right — he.  Tennis legend John McEnroe appeared on “Jimmy...
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Report: Ted Wells buys Williams sisters' NY pad for $2.1 million

Ted Wells has been paid a whole bunch of money by the NFL in the last year, and he’s putting some of that dough to use. The New York Daily News, citing public records, reported Thursday that Wells bought a New York apartment for $2.1 million. The seller of that loft apartment? Venus and Serena Williams. Wells, a criminal attorney, was hired by the NFL to conduct an “independent...
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In one photo shoot, Serena Williams dropped the mic on the body shaming of women

Let me explain what my daily morning experience is like when I wake up from my slumber ritual. I wake up somewhere around 6:45 a.m. as the first alarm on my cell phone pulsates annoyingly while the nWo theme song blares on repeat. Like clockwork, I grab my cell phone and hit the snooze button; 18 minutes later, my secondary alarm goes off, and I succumb to waking up for the day...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Reacts To Shooting Of Unarmed College Football Player

Christian Taylor, a 19-year-old defensive back at Angelo State University, was shot and killed by police officer Brad Miller on Friday, according to The Associated Press. When Serena Williams heard the news, she took to Twitter to speak out about the shooting. Really??????!!!!!!!!!!? are we all sleeping and this is one gigantic bad nightmare? #ChristianTaylor how many hashtags...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

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