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.
A top British tennis player lost her very first match at the Australian Open this week. This is noteworthy because she practically admitted straight out that her period was at fault.
Monday marks the beginning of the Australian Open and also Serena Williams' 100th consecutive week as No. 1 in the Women's Tennis Rankings.
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.
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…
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.
Today, the Google doodle honors Althea Gibson, who won five Grand Slam Singles titles and broke the color barrier in tennis.
Today in excellent-but-bizarre-movie-announcements, Kit Harington and Andy Samberg will play tennis rivals involved in a seemingly endless seven day match in a new HBO mockumentary.
Summer's in full swing, and there are sporting events all over the damn TV. The World Cup has presented us with lots of excuses to gaze upon Thighlights, but are soccer uniforms really the most awesome uniforms in the sporting world? If not, then what sport has the best uniform? Time for some investigative journalism.
Quartz has posited an interesting, if incomplete, theory: money is why we pay attention to women's tennis, and why you should care about women's tennis. Actually, history is why we pay attention to women's tennis, and why you do care about women's tennis.
Tennis star Andy Murray hired a woman to be his new coach and some people are predictably furious about it.
Yesterday, 18-year-old Taylor Townsend has made it past the first round of the French Open after being down 1-5 in the first set, but she was almost barred from competing at the 2012 US Open juniors tournament because of her weight.