The official trailer for the new film Battle of the Sexes is out, in which Emma Stone and Steve Carrell play tennis pros Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs. The movie, which is directed by Little Miss Sunshine directors Jonathon Dayton and Valerie Faris, will focus on their famous 1973 match that was dubbed “the Battle…
It seems like it was just a few months ago that Maria Sharapova was banned from professional tennis playing for two years, because it was.
In a surprising upset, Serena Williams lost to Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open Thursday night for the second year in a row.
Serena Williams, number one ranked tennis player in the world and defending Olympic champion, is out after a loss to Elina Svitolina of Ukraine.
In an incident that vividly recalls that one time I told myself thigh-high tights were a very good idea and would definitely stay up, Nike is facing criticism over a dress it specially designed for tennis players. The “Premier Slam” resembles nothing so much as an athletic nightgown, and it does not stay down or keep…
Days before the 2015 US Open tournament where a win would place Serena Williams at a tie for most Grand Slam wins by a tennis player, the new EPIX original documentary, Serena, captures her trying to sound nonchalant about the feat ahead.
Maria Sharapova has been banned by the International Tennis Federation for two years after testing positive for a banned substance. Unsurprisingly, Sharapova is not thrilled.
Madrid Open owner Ion Tiriac—a Romanian billionaire and former pro tennis player—might head one of the few outside the Grand Slam events that pays male and female athletes equal prize money, but that doesn’t mean he’s happy about it.
Raymond Moore, who runs the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells, is stepping down from his director position after making completely off-base statements about women’s tennis being inferior.
On Monday, number one ranked tennis player Novak Djokovic joined the incomprehensible band of tennis-adjacent figures confidently saying some weird things about women’s tennis.
In 2001, 20-year-old Venus Williams and 19-year-old Serena were booed and verbally harassed at the Indian Wells Masters tournament in Indian Wells, California.
Serena Williams has been fighting knee problems and depression since losing the U.S. Open in September, when she ended her season early just short of accomplishing a calendar year Grand Slam. But on Wednesday, while eating Chinese food, she stopped a thief from swiping her iPhone in a flash.
On Thursday night, Serena Williams beat her sister Venus Williams 6-2, 1-6, 6-3 to reach the U.S. Open semifinals. If Serena wins the U.S Open, she will become the first player since Steffi Graff to win all four majors (Serena already completed the “Serena Slam” when she won Wimbledon earlier this year). The sisters…
Serena Williams is on the cover of New York Magazine’s fall fashion issue, looking seriously regal and powerful as usual.
Earlier today Serena Williams reached career a milestone when she won the French Open. The win was the third time that Williams won the French open, and her 20th major win. Only two women have won more major titles than Williams: Steffi Graf with 22 career wins, and Margaret Court Smith with 24. But considering that…
The long-awaited movie of my dreams, 7 Days in Hell, starring Andy Samberg and Kit Harington, will premiere on HBO on July 11 (the second to last day of Wimbledon). Featuring cameos by Serena Williams and John McEnroe, this mockumentary pits bad boy Samberg against by-the-book Harington, who are playing one another in…
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…
Because, honestly—you're not that different.
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.