Found August 26, 2012 on The Kevin Burke Project:
PLAYERS: Serena Williams

Serena upset with C-walk question

Serena Williams got testy with a reporter who asked her about her gangster dance celebration at the Olympics.

Serena Williams doesn’t want to discuss the crip walk again

The Olympics are done and over and Serena Williams has moved on to the U.S. Open. In A press conference for the up coming match, Serena was asked about her “celebration dance” better known ass the “crip walk” in hip-hop society, Serena is clearly over the topic – I agree – but when a reporter [...]

Williams sisters get wild card for US Open doubles

Venus and Serena Williams received a wild-card entry into the U.S. Open doubles draw Friday, giving them a chance to play for their 14th career Grand Slam title. The Williams sisters won Wimbledon, then followed with a gold medal at the London Olympics and will now try for their first U.S. Open championship since 2009. Also receiving a wild card was three-time singles champion...

Serena Williams not sure if she'll 'Crip Walk' at U.S. Open

Serena Williams was so happy at winning gold at the 2012 Olympic Games this month she broke into a dance.  At first, people paid little attention to the tennis star's well deserved two-step — after defeating  Maria Sharapova for her first singles gold medal — until they found it it was called the "Crip Walk" dance. There was a huge uproar after it was discovered...

Serena not ruling out Crip Walk repeat

Will Serena Williams dance at the U.S. Open? The Olympic singles champion isn't sure. Williams caused a stir with her celebratory "crip walk" dance when she beat Maria Sharapova at the Olympics this month, but has nothing planned if she wins next month's Open. She says the first dance was impromptu. She adds: "I have to win seven matches, so we'll see...

Serena responds in testy fashion to reporter asking about her Olympic Crip Walk dance

Serena Williams testy to reporter over Crip Walk dance at Olympics

Clijsters calls Serena Williams the “Best Ever”

FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY -  In a pre-tounament  US Open news conference Kim Clijsters called Serena Williams the “best ever.” “I mean, to me Serena is the best ever just because I think physically she just stands out,” said the Belgian playing in her last US Open. “When she’s in good shape I think she just stands out tremendously.  I mean, you know, she’s fast, she...

Serena Williams, Azarenka, Del Potro Celebrate Next Year’s BNP Paribas Showdown

New York, NY – On Wednesday the sixth annual BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden was announced. The event which is scheduled for Monday, March 4, 2013 will feature World No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, facing off against Serena Williams. Following the ladies will be Juan Martin del Potro, versus Rafael Nadal. Friday early evening Azarenka, Williams and Del Potro met a select...

It’s all “Ova” – Day 1 musings from the grounds of the US Open

By David Kane, Special for Tennis Grandstand At Wimbledon several years ago, Serena Williams mused that there were so many “-ovas” in the draw that she herself had adopted the Slavic suffix. Indeed, there may not have been a “Williamsova” on the grounds of the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, but three years later, Serena’s words ring true; it is difficult to...

Notes and Quotes from Saturday’s US Open Pre-Tournament News Conferences

  FLUSHING MEADOWS, NY -  Samantha Stosur, Kim Clijsters, Serena Williams, Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova, Roger Federer, Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic held Pre-Tournament news conferences at the US Open on Saturday. Serena photo © Enrique Fernandez for Tennis Panorama   Q.  A lot was made of the Olympics about your joyous celebration.  Do you think the media made too much...
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