Serena Williams Made a '7/11' Video. Forget All the Others

Serena Williams, who's looking royal on the April cover of Vogue, has blessed us with her somewhat homemade version of Beyoncé's "7/11" video. Watch her pop it on a tennis court at the BallenIsles Country Club, spin around in the hallway and do cartwheels and a handstand with ease. » 3/25/15 2:20pm Wednesday 2:20pm

Serena Williams Lounges With Her Vogue Cover Like It Ain't No Thang 

Serena Williams Will Be On The Cover of Vogue

Serena Williams will grace the cover of Vogue's April issue. This will be the second time the tennis star has appeared on the fashion mag's cover, but the first time she is photographed alone. » 3/22/15 6:45pm 3/22/15 6:45pm

How Serena Williams Will Keep Her Grace Under Fire at Indian Wells

Serena Williams to Return to Indian Wells, Tournament Known for Racism

Serena Williams is retuning to Indian Wells, the California tournament where her father ushered her and her sister Venus off the court amid a barrage of racist slurs and boos in 2001. » 2/04/15 4:10pm 2/04/15 4:10pm

Serena Williams Wins Australian Open Just Like We Said She Would

As promised by me and delivered by tennis queen Serena Williams, the lid was in fact blown off the Australian Open. And that is because Williams - the world number one - won. Williams earned her 19th Grand Slam title early this morning by beating Russia's Maria Sharapova, (the world number two). This was the 16th time… » 1/31/15 6:30pm 1/31/15 6:30pm

Male Presenter to Elite Female Tennis Player: 'Give Us a Twirl' 

Who knew women's tennis was such a frothing font of drama? Yesterday, it was period talk; today, lots of people are annoyed because a presenter at the Australian Open asked one of the top female tennis players in the world to "give us a twirl" and show off her outfit. Good grief. » 1/22/15 9:50am 1/22/15 9:50am

Tennis Queen Serena Williams To Blow Lid Off Australian Open

Lady Gaga Looks On the Bright Side

In today's Tweet Beat, Lady Gaga no longer dominates the pop charts but she's doing other things so that's good, Serena Williams needs some assistance and dammit, Riff Raff is winning me over. » 12/09/14 7:30pm 12/09/14 7:30pm

Serena Williams Slams Russian Tennis Official for Racist, Sexist Comment

Yesterday, Russian Tennis Federation President Shamil Tarpischev was fined $25,000 and suspended for one year by the Women's Tennis Association Tour after making some incredibly stupid and offensive comments about Serena and Venus Williams. Serena has commended the WTA's response. » 10/19/14 5:02pm 10/19/14 5:02pm

Serena Williams' Workout Will Inspire You to Get Off Your Sorry Butt

Fresh off collecting her eighteenth Grand Slam, Serena Williams has graced us with this Beats by Dre commercial, in which she mostly exercises. I'm not sure whether I'm inspired to go to the gym or give up on physical fitness entirely because I will never be one-twentieth as good at anything as Serena Williams is… » 9/11/14 10:00am 9/11/14 10:00am

Metahuman Serena Williams Dominates US Open, Wins 18th Grand Slam

Holy canoli people. Last night Serena Williams won the US Open for the third time in a row. It's her sixth overall win, her 18th Grand slam title (surpassing Roger Federer), and she's about to get a record amount of prize money for tennis athletes—to the tune of $4 million. » 9/08/14 9:45am 9/08/14 9:45am

Racket-Toting Tornado Serena Williams is AP Female Athlete of the Year

For the third time in her 18-year professional career, Serena Williams has been awarded AP's Female Athlete of the Year. With a record of 78-4 (with a 34-match winning streak), 11 titles, and a couple more Grand Slams under her belt, she racked up 55 of the 96 votes. 2012 AP women's college basketball Player of the… » 12/25/13 4:00pm 12/25/13 4:00pm

CNN Would Have You Believe That Serena Williams Was 'Rescued' by a Man

Serena Williams is better at tennis than most human beings will ever be at anything, ever. And this year in particular she's been on a tear: After the embarrassment of a first-round knockout at the 2012 French Open, she's racked up 11 titles, including the U.S. Open and the WTA Championships. » 11/21/13 11:40am 11/21/13 11:40am

Serena Williams Made $12 Million Just from Playing Tennis This Year

Serena Williams racked up a staggering $12.6 million in prizes on the tennis court this year—the third most of any tennis player of any gender ever—and she says she thinks her best years are still to come. In other news, I had crackers for breakfast and I'm still wearing Sunday night's pajamas. » 10/29/13 4:40pm 10/29/13 4:40pm

Serena Williams Now At Two Steubenville Apologies, One Sharapova Feud

Serena Williams has finally given a fully-formed, thoughtful apology during a press conference today for comments she made in a Rolling Stone interview about the Steubenville rape victim's irresponsible choices — this is after a previous half-assed statement on Twitter that blamed the reporter taking her words out of… » 6/23/13 9:30pm 6/23/13 9:30pm

Serena Williams Clarifies Her Steubenville Victim-Blaming Comments

After news broke late Tuesday afternoon that Serena Williams had some valuable opinions to share about the Steubenville rape case, it seemed only a matter of time before she'd have to come out and clarify those comments. That time is now. » 6/19/13 10:50am 6/19/13 10:50am

Serena Williams Thinks the Steubenville Rape Victim Was Asking For It

Because you were waiting with bated breath for Serena Williams' thoughts on the Steubenville rape case: she thinks the 16-year-old who was raped by two high school football players who "did something stupid" shouldn't have gotten so drunk. She's also concerned about the girl's virginity. » 6/18/13 5:20pm 6/18/13 5:20pm

Are Ellen Page and Alexander Skarsgard Secretly Dating?

I don't usually bother going all kookooroo over celebrity couples because I don't know them, but OMG THIS ONE THOUGH. Sources are conflicted over whether or not wry and gorgeous mini-cupcake Ellen Page is actually snoogling with alarmingly hot Nordic adonis Alexander Skarsgard. But if, perhaps, they're on the fence… » 6/10/13 8:45pm 6/10/13 8:45pm

Dakota Fanning Celebrates Adulthood With First Nude Scene

Right around the moment Dakota Fanning made out with Kristen Stewart-as-Joan Jett in The Runaways, you may have realized that she's segued from her super-driven, super-child-actressy days (see: Amy Poehler's SNL sendup) to her eyeliner-skinny jeans-posing-for-Marc Jacobs-ads-going-to-Coachella period. But the Kote's… » 1/31/13 9:00am 1/31/13 9:00am