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Serena Williams mourns loss of her dog

Jackie and Williams' friend Jackie Long attended one of Serena's U.S. Open matches in 2005.  TIMOTHY A. CLARY AFPTwenty-one time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams shared some sad news about a close friend on social media Tuesday morning.Williams posted a heartfelt message about her dog Jackie, who passed away after trotting faithfully by the tennis champ's side for the past 16...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

13-0 — if it was so easy, we’d see it more often

Hitting a baseball. Winning 70 NBA games. 16-0 in the NFL. Winning the Grand Slam in golf or tennis — ask Serena Williams. These are some of the hardest things to do in sports. We know this intellectually, on a “head level,” but do we really appreciate the enormity of the task and what it requires? The athletes do. The coaches do. The people in Teddy Roosevelt’s arena do...
Via The Student Section
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Video surfaces of Serena Williams chasing down cell phone thief

Serena Williams is not only the top-ranked women’s tennis player in the world, but she’s also pretty quick on her feet, too. Williams recently shared a tale on Facebook about being in a Chinese restaurant in San Francisco, when a man stood next to her eyeing her cell phone, which was on a chair. The tennis star said she got bad vibes about him, and her instincts proved to be...
Via The Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Says She Chased Down Thief Who Stole Her Phone

Here’s your daily reminder not to mess with Serena Williams. According to the tennis star, she was eating at a Chinese restaurant with a friend when she got a suspicious feeling about a man who was standing by her table for too long. Williams’ bad feeling ended up being right, as the man, who apparently has never seen Williams serve a tennis ball, or perhaps has never seen her...
27 days ago  |  Discuss

‘Supergirl’ Serena foils robbery by would-be cellphone thief

Serena Williams fancies herself a Supergirl of sorts — and rightfully so — after she foiled a would-be thief who was attempting to make off with her cellphone. In lengthy post to Facebook Wednesday, the tennis champ broke down how she successfully profiled the thief which helped her spring into action upon the moment he snatched her phone. Soooooo yesterday at dinner the...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
27 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...
October 02, 2015  |  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 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...
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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...
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August 10, 2015  |  Discuss

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