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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...
2 days ago  |  Discuss

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
3 days ago  |  Discuss

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...
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams withdraws from WTA Finals, China Open

Serena Williams says she is withdrawing from the season-ending WTA Finals and the China Open to take time to heal after playing through injuries all year. Williams, who was two wins from completing a calendar-year Grand Slam at the U.S. Open, says she is ''taking a proactive step and withdrawing from tournaments in Beijing and Singapore to properly address my health and take the...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Coach: Serena Williams may sit out rest of season in wake of U.S. Open loss

Serena Williams' upset loss at the U.S. Open may be her last competition of the season, according to her coach.  Coach Patrick Mouratoglou told espnW that Williams is still "resting" after the disappointment of her semifinal loss to unranked Roberta Vinci on Sept. 11, and that he was inclined to keep Williams off the competitive court if she's not in the right mindset, despite...
Via Fox Sports
9 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...
27 days ago  |  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

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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