In what many are calling a shocker, Venus and Serena Williams – already three-time Olympic doubles gold medalists – experienced their first Olympic loss together on Sunday to Czech Republic pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, NBC Olympics reports. But the 6-3 6-4 loss – following the sisters’ gold wins as a pair in the 2000 […]
The tennis great’s decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.
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Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]
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Serena Williams had quite the weekend. The tennis champion managed to both soak up the sun this weekend and call out the BNP Paribas Open tournament director for his comments about female tennis players. CNN reports that Raymond Moore, the tournament director of one of the most decorated events in the game, suggested women professionals should get “down” on their “knees” every night to thank the male players who paved the way before them.
Serena Williams, the world’s reigning No. 1 women’s singles player, expressed her amazement at the news while graciously praising Sharapova for taking full responsibility for her actions, the New York Times reports.
MOSCOW (AP) — Maria Sharapova, the world’s highest-earning female athlete for many years, was abandoned Tuesday by some of her biggest sponsors after the Russian…