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Serena Williams

Will Smith ‘Casting As Richard Williams’ Sparks Colourism Debate

An upcoming biopic about the father of Serena and Venus Williams has faced criticism amid reports that Will Smith will play the lead role. Richard Williams, 77, coached his daughters to become two of the world’s greatest tennis players, despite having no previous experience…

7th March 2019

Will Smith To Play Venus And Serena Williams’ Dad in ‘King Richard’

American actor, Will Smith will play Richard Williams, the father of tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams, in the movie “King Richard.” But It’s yet unknown if the Williams sisters will be involved in the project. According to Variety, the film, based on a script by Zach Baylin, will center on…

5th March 2019

Serena Williams Returns To Top 10 in Tennis Rankings

American Tennis star, Serena Williams, 37, has returned to the top 10 in the tennis rankings for the first time since taking a break to have her first child. The mother of one who dropped as low as 491st upon her return in March 2018…

19th February 2019

Serena Williams Knocked Out of Australian Open By Karolina Pliskova

Serena Williams says she “did not choke” after missing four match points as Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova won the final six games to win a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final. The 37-year-old American, going for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, led 5-1…

23rd January 2019

“Don’t Cry” Serena Williams Comforts Teenager After Third-Round Victory

Seven-time champion Serena Williams comforted opponent Dayana Yastremska after powering past the teenager into the Australian Open fourth round. Williams beat the 18-year-old Ukrainian 6-2 6-1 in one hour and seven minutes and did not drop a service game. “You’re gonna make it, don’t…

20th January 2019
Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian celebrate 1st wedding anniversary?

Serena Williams And Alexis Ohanian Celebrate 1st Wedding Anniversary

Tennis legend, Serena Williams and her husband Alexis Ohanian are celebrating their 1st wedding anniversary today, November 16, 2018. The  Reddit Co-founder shared this lovely photo of them on the dancefloor on their wedding day and wrote: ‘365 days later. And still dancing. Only now Jr joins in.…

18th November 2018
Tennis star,?Serena Williams named GQ

Serena Williams Named GQ’s Woman of The Year

Serena Williams has been named GQ Woman of the Year 2018, making her one of four honorees to be featured on the cover of GQ’s 23rd-annual Men of the Year issue. Williams shares the honor with Director of the Year, Jonah Hill, as well as…

13th November 2018

Serena Williams ‘Went Too Far’ in US Open final – Roger Federer

Roger Federer says fellow tennis great Serena Williams “went too far” in her outburst at the umpire during September’s US Open final. Williams received a code violation for coaching, a penalty point for racquet abuse and a game penalty for calling the umpire a…

4th November 2018

Colin Kaepernick: Serena Williams Says Nike Advert is ‘Powerful Statement’

Serena Williams has praised Nike’s new Colin Kaepernick advertising campaign, calling it a “powerful statement”. Critics have burned Nike trainers and clothing in protest at the decision to use Kaepernick in the campaign. Kaepernick was the first NFL player to kneel during the national…

5th September 2018