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Tennis: Is Venus Williams edging ahead of Serena?

Mandatory Credit: Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports Last week, during the Wuhan Open, Venus Williams won her 700th career singles match, beating Julia Goerges, making her the ninth player in the Open Era to do so. Venus’s recent success has caused its fair share of commotion in the tennis community. Fans have been waiting quite a while for her to get back into her early-2000s form...
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Rick Ross still wants to be part-owner of Miami Dolphins

The Miami Dolphins fired head coach Joe Philbin on Monday, and the 2015 season may already be a wash. But the good news is that Rick Ross is still interested in being a part-owner of the team. Ross, who owns a home in Miami and has a Heat tattoo on his face, told TMZ Sports he applauds the Dolphins for firing Joe Philbin and still wants to own five percent of the team. If Ross...
Via The Sports Daily
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Madison Keys and the future of women’s tennis

Madison Keys After advancing past the women’s semifinals of this year’s Australian Open, when asked to comment on her opponent, Serena Williams replied “It was an honor to play someone who will be number one in the future.” Considering that Serena was (and is today) the number one player on the WTA, her opponent, Madison Keys, must have been quite flattered by the hopeful...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Drake blamed for Serena's loss; Lolo Jones swoops in

Serena Williams’ shocking loss to Roberta Vinci in the U.S. Open women’s semifinals Friday had many fans searching for answers. But it didn’t take them long to discover who to blame. via Instagram — Elliott Wilson (@ElliottWilson) September 11, 2015   That’d be Canadian rapper Drake, who was in attendance...
September 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Serena Williams boyfriend talk – Drake relationship heats up

Serena Williams likes to keep her personal life private, but regardless of what she says, there is so much evidence pointing to a relationship with rapper Drake that their couple status is pretty much undeniable. Things started between Serena and Drake back in 2011 when the rapper watched the tennis star play at a Rogers Cup match in his hometown of Toronto. Buzz of a relationship...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Williams' Grand Slam pursuit sets stage for historic U.S. Open

The final chapter of Serena Williams’ historic grand slam pursuit will commence Monday in New York when she takes on Russia’s Vitalia Diatchenko in the first round of the 2015 US Open. Williams is aiming to become the first woman to complete the calendar grand slam since Steffi Graf in 1988. In fact, only three women have ever accomplished the feat, and many of the sport’s...
August 31, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Sportsnaut
August 27, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 25, 2015  |  Discuss

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
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss

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...
Via The Sports Fan Journal
August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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