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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...
1 day 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
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams wins Wuhan Open, Muguruza retires in 2nd set

WUHAN, China (AP) Venus Williams won the Wuhan Open on Saturday when her Spanish opponent and fifth-seeded Garbine Muguruza retired with an undisclosed injury while trailing 6-3, 3-0. It was Venus' 47th WTA title of her career. ''Well, this is a sad day today,'' said Muguruza. ''I'm very sorry I had to retire today, but I had a really amazing week here in Wuhan. I felt so much support...
Via AP on Fox
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams beats Navarro to advance at Wuhan Open

WUHAN, China (AP) Venus Williams beat Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain 6-3, 6-4 on Wednesday to advance to the quarterfinals of the Wuhan Open. A day after earning her 700th victory, Williams hit five aces and saved three of four break points to dispatch the seventh-seeded Navarro in 1 hour, 29 minutes. Williams, who is a seven-time major champion and won her last Grand Slam title...
Via AP on Fox
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams wins 700th match of career at Wuhan Open

Venus Williams earned the 700th victory of her career Tuesday by beating German qualifier Julia Goerges 6-4, 6-3 in the second round of Wuhan Open. Williams is a seven-time major champion who won her last Grand Slam title at Wimbledon in 2008. Anna Karolina Schmiedlova beat a top-20 player for only the third time in her career when she defeated fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki 1...
Via AP on Fox
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams scorches reporter who asks why she's not smiling

Serena Williams doesn’t have time for silly questions. The No. 1 tennis player, who’s vying to finish off the calendar grand slam in the U.S. Open, sat for a press conference after her quarterfinals win against her sister Venus Williams. One reporter thought it’d be a good idea to ask her why she wasn’t smiling and laughing more after her victory, and he quickly found out...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus-Serena US Open matchup on the way to possible grand slam draws big rating for ESPN

Is it possible we could see a triple crown in horse racing and a grand slam in tennis in the same calendar year?  With her victory over sister Venus last night in the US Open quarterfinals, Serena Williams is now just two wins away from history.  There hadn’t been a triple crown winner in horse racing since 1978 until American Pharoah this year.  The tennis drought hasn...
Via Awful Announcing
29 days ago  |  Discuss

Venus Williams earns business diploma from Indiana University

Venus Williams has been a busy woman over the past few years, and there's more than a successful international tennis career on her plate.  The 35-year-old apparently went back to school, as she took online college courses through Indiana University East and completed her degree this summer, earning a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration. Williams made it to campus for...
Via Fox Sports
September 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ted Wells buys Williams sisters' NY pad for $2.1 million

Ted Wells has been paid a whole bunch of money by the NFL in the last year, and he’s putting some of that dough to use. The New York Daily News, citing public records, reported Thursday that Wells bought a New York apartment for $2.1 million. The seller of that loft apartment? Venus and Serena Williams. Wells, a criminal attorney, was hired by the NFL to conduct an “independent...
August 13, 2015  |  Discuss

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