By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter FLUSHING, NY — Fans of the Williams sisters got some great news as Serena and Venus Williams received a wild card into the US Open women’s doubles and will compete together one last time. The pair have had an incredible doubles career. They have an overall record of 192-34 and […]Read more "Double Your Pleasure: Venus & Serena Are Together Again"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Where have you gone Venus Williams? Actually, nowhere. She is still around and playing at a very high level. We all read about Serena, but her older sister seems to be somewhat out of the public consciousness now, at the tender young age of 39. She is […]Read more "Venus At 39: Still Standing"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — It was billed as a supreme battle. One which either sister could win. It was 38-year-old Venus vs. 36-year-old Serena in “Sister Act 30” before a sold-out Friday night crowd. And it all started way back at the Australian Open in 1998 when Venus defeated her younger […]Read more "It’s Serena over Venus by a landslide"
By Richard Kent, Staff Reporter NEW YORK — Many have talked about Roger Federer still going strong at the tender age of 37. Well, there is a player on the WTA Tour who is still going strong at age 38. Venus Williams is incredibly ranked no. 14 in the world and is still competing at […]Read more "Venus is still rising heading to NYC"
NEW YORK — Tennis icons and equal rights champions, Serena and Venus Williams have joined the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative (BJKLI) advisory board, it was announced Tuesday. In addition to their success on the tennis court, where they’ve captured a combined 30 Grand Slam singles titles, along with 14 Grand Slam doubles titles, and 4 Olympic gold medals […]Read more "Serena and Venus Join Advisory Board of the Billie Jean King Leadership Initiative"
By Richard Kent NEW YORK — It was the most unlikely of days ending with one of the most unlikely of coincidences. American Sloane Stephens defeated Anastasija Sevastova, a very game Latvian, 6-3, 3-6, 7-6, behind some clutch net play and despite being down a break in the 3rd and deciding set. And then […]Read more "Sloane,Venus set to meet in Open semis"
By Richard Kent NEW YORK — Is it possible that Venus Williams can win her third U.S. Open in 2017? Sure she can. The Open is scheduled to begin in Flushing, N.Y. next week and Williams is currently seeded ninth in the world. A finalist in this year’s Wimbledon Championships, she’ll likely keep that same […]Read more "Venus Rising?: Williams Seeks To Bring Home Another U.S. Open Crown"
By The Associated Press Police have released a video of the June 9th crash which shows tennis star Venus Williams legally entered an intersection seconds before she drove into the path another car, resulting in a fatal accident. Video courtesy of The Associated Press/YouTubeRead more "Video Shows Venus Williams’ Car Being Struck"