Serena Williams, Azarenka, Bryan Brothers and More To Headline First-Ever Taste of Tennis Week

    August 20, 2014 – August 23, 2014   Press Release: NEW YORK, NY (July 29, 2014) – AYS, the creators and producers of the Taste of Tennis, New York’s premier pre-US Open experience, announced today the first-ever Taste of Tennis Week will take place from August 20th – August 23th, 2014 in New York City.  In addition to the renowned Taste of Tennis Gala, Taste of Tennis...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Leads U.S. Open Women’s Field

  White Plains, N.Y., July 16, 2014 – The USTA  announced that world No. 1 and two-time defending champion Serena Williams leads the women’s field for the 2014 US Open Tennis Championships. Williams is joined by 103 of the world’s top 105 women, including reigning French Open and former US Open champion Maria Sharapova, Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, two-time US Open champion...
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13 days ago  |  Discuss

A Full Look At ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue (60 Photos)

ESPN The Magazine’s annual ‘Body Issue’ is ready to hit newstands later this week but you don’t have to wait that long to see the photos it will contain inside. We’ve already gotten a glimpse at some of the featured athletes – including Venus Williams, Prince Fielder and Hilary Knight – but ESPN has released photos of all the nude athletes on the issue’s webpage....
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Serena Fumbling Around. Question, but Don’t Assume Worst

  Questions are fair. Assumptions are not. And I think people are crossing the line on Serena Williams’ bizarre actions the other day, when she couldn’t catch the ball, couldn’t hold the ball, couldn’t toss the ball, apparently couldn’t see the ball, serve the ball or even hit the ball during warmups and the first few minutes of her Wimbledon doubles match with her sister...
Via Greg Couch on Tennis
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Withdraws From Wimbledon After becoming ‘Dizzy, Disoriented’

Pretty scary scene at Wimbledon on Tuesday when Serena and Venus Williams were forced to withdraw from their doubles match after Serena became dizzy and disoriented. It’s not expressly clear what was wrong, but Wimbledon said that it was a viral illness. The word from the referee’s office is that Serena Williams is suffering from […] The post Serena Williams Withdraws From...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Withdraws From Doubles Match After Appearing Disoriented (GIFs)

Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her Wimbledon doubles match with sister Venus Williams after just three games on Tuesday after appearing disoriented on court. The world No. 1 looked off during warmups, as she struggled to catch balls thrown to her, hit balls to her desired target and she also had trouble picking them up from the ground, as well. After the odd warmup,...
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Withdraws From Wimbledon Doubles After Looking Extremely Disoriented

Serena and Venus Williams had to withdraw from Wimbledon’s doubles tournament this afternoon after Serena struggled mightily and looked extremely disoriented out on the court. As you can see in the video above, the younger Williams couldn’t manage to put her serves into play and struggled to even pick up and bounce the ball. It was a pretty bizarre and concerning scene and, so...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena ‘dizzy, disoriented,' withdraws from Wimbledon

An incredibly bizarre scene unfolded at Wimbledon on Tuesday morning when Serena Williams and Venus Williams were forced to withdraw from their doubles match after Serena became dizzy and disoriented. It’s unclear what exactly was wrong with Serena, but her behavior was extremely alarming. Prior to the match, Williams could barely focus enough to volley […]
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Bizarre Scene Causes Williams Sisters to Withdraw from Wimbledon

This hasn’t been the best Wimbledon outing for 5-time champion Serena Williams. After being ousting in the women’s singles competition by Alize Cornet, Serena and her partner and sister, Venus Williams, have announced that they are withdrawing from the doubles tournament. After playing three games in their doubles match, Venus and Serena withdraw from the tournament. #Wimbledonpic...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Li Na, Agniezska Radwanska and Venus Williams Reach Wimbledon Third Round

  #451196438 / (June 25, 2014) WIMBLEDON – No. 2 Li Na, No. 4 Agniezska Radwanska and five-time champion Venus Williams are into the third round of Wimbledon, all women posting straight set victories on Wednesday. Li Na took to Court No. 2 to defeat Yvonne Meusburger of Austria 6-2, 6-2. “Can be better.  Can be bad.  You never know,” Li said about her...
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June 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams to be featured in upcoming 'Body Issue'

ESPN’s annual  “Body” issue will be dropping in a few weeks. Tennis star Venus Williams will be one of the athletes featured barring it all for the magazine. In it, Venus discusses her battle with with Sjogren’s syndrome which is an autoimmune disorder. “At my worst point, I wasn’t able to play tennis at all,” says Williams. “Just the whole quality of my life...
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June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Coco Vandeweghe Vanquishes Serena Williams’ Conqueror at French Open at Wimbledon

#451101340 / (June 23, 2014) WIMBLEDON – Fourth time was the charm for American Coco Vandeweghe at Wimbledon on Monday. In her fourth singles appearance at The Championships, she needed 13 match points get her first win in London. The 22-year-old beat the woman who upset Serena Williams in the second round of the French Open last month, Spain’s Garbine Muguruza...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych Featured In ESPN’s Body Issue

Two of our tennis stars will be gracing the pages of ESPN The Magazine’s 2014 Body Issue. Check out this sneak peak! — ESPNTennis (@ESPNTennis) June 23, 2014 As Wimbledon kicked off Monday afternoon, it was announced that five-time champion, Venus Williams, will be in this year’s ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue. Williams, who […] The post Venus...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Advances at Wimbledon: Talks ESPN Body Issue and Hunger to Win

#451095942 /   (June 23, 2014) WMBLEDON – Venus Williams posted a 6-4, 4-6, 6-2 victory over Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor of Spain on the first day of Wimbledon. For the five-time champion it was her first singles match win at Wimbledon since 2011. Williams lost in the first round in 2012 and missed 2013 due to a back injury. The 30th seed said it was great to be back...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Wins At Wimbledon, Poses Nude For ESPN Body Issue

Venus Williams didn’t make our list of the 28 Hottest Women of Wimbledon, but we think the tennis star is still hav…
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Venus Williams Will Be Featured In ESPN the Mag’s ‘Body Issue’

Five years after Serena Williams graced the cover of ESPN the Magazine’s ‘Body Issue,’ big sister Venus will also make an appearance in the issue. The elder Williams is no longer the dominant tennis force she used to be, but she certainly is still worthy of posing in the latest installment of the Body Issue. The 34-year old Williams joins male tennis star Tomas Berdych (below...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Tennis Stars Venus Williams, Tomas Berdych Pose for ESPN The Magazine’s Body Issue

Venus Williams photo by Williams+Hirakawa for ESPN The Magazine   (June 23, 2014) Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams and 2010 Wimbledon finalist, No 6 Tomas Berdych, will be featured in this year’s The Body Issue by ESPN The Magazine.   In addition to posing nude for the issue, Williams exposes harrowing new details about her ongoing battle with Sjogren’s syndrome...
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June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

WIMBLEDON: Retaliation for Crip Walk? Lisicki Gets Honors over Serena Williams

Sabine Lisicki reached the Wimbledon final last year. Officially, that’s why she was selected to play the opening women’s singles match Tuesday at the All England Club. I wish I believed that’s the main reason they chose her. It’s only suspicion, based on years of anecdotal evidence, that tells me Lisicki was picked partly because of last year, but partly because she is blonde...
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June 21, 2014  |  Discuss

EleVen style Wimbledon 2014: Venus Williams

Venus Williams will wear her Strisce Break Back tennis dress when she returns to the grass at Wimbledon 2014. The...
Via Tennis Identity
June 17, 2014  |  Discuss

FASHION FIX: Venus Williams reveals the Strisce Break Back Dress for Wimbledon

Venus Williams today revealed her EleVen byVenus look for this year's Wimbledon Championships where she has won five titles.The Strisce Break Back Dress ($88) features "a scoop neck and back, stylish mesh inserts at shoulders for enhanced breathability, feminine cap-sleeves, single front pleat on hem and a printed metallic EleVen logo on upper back" according to...
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June 16, 2014  |  Discuss

RG '14 Fashion Hits and Misses

I'm a little late on this but that turned out to be not such a bad thing. Originally, I had big plans to sing praises about Venus Williams's dress while tearing into her sister Serena's choice, but that wasn't to be. I won't review anyone already out of the tournament and lo and behold, both of them along with Li Na and Stan Wawrinka will be spared my fashion...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena & Venus Williams Both Lose In 2nd Round Of French Open

The French Open is underway. On day 3, two of women’s tennis greatest lost in the earlier rounds. Reigning French Open champion and the top ranked women’s player in the world, Serena Williams was ousted at Roland Garros following her 6-2, 6-2 second round defeat to Spain’s Garbine Muguruza. With No.2 ranked Li Na’s loss in the opening round, this is the first time in...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena, Venus Williams Both Bounced From French Open In Second Round

PARIS — Serena Williams lost in the second round of the French Open on Wednesday, her earliest exit at a major tournament since falling in the first round at Roland Garros two years ago. Williams, the defending French Open champion and a 17-time major winner, lost to Garbine Muguruza of Spain 6-2, 6-2. The loss came a short time after older sister Venus Williams also was eliminated...
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena and Venus Williams Upset at French Open

Serena Williams (May 28, 2014) For the first time since Wimbledon 2011, Serena and Venus Williams have been beaten in a major on the same day. At Roland Garros on Wednesday in the second round, defending champion Serena Williams was upset by world No. 35 Garbine Muguruza from Spain 6-2, 6-2, while 29th seed Venus Williams fell to Anna Schmiedlova of Slovakia 2-6, 6-3, 6-4. Serena’s...
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May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Serena and Venus Williams Open with Straight Set Wins in Paris

  #493744235 /   (May 25, 2014) Defending champion Serena Williams and her older sister, No. 29 Venus, opened Roland Garros on Sunday with straight sets wins with possibility of a third-round meeting. Despite the 6-2, 6-1 score over her opponent, friend and training partner at the Mouratoglou Academy in Paris, Alize Lim, Serena played an error-filled match against...
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May 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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