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Set Your DVR: Tennis Great Althea Gibson – An American Master

The story of Althea Gibson, the unlikely queen of the segregated tennis world during the 1950s, premieres on Friday September 4 at 9pm on PBS during the U.S. Open. Althea Gibson is an icon, one of the greatest athletes of our time, and a true American hero who paved the way for players like Serena …

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Serena Williams Puts Her Own Spin on Beyonce’s ‘7/11’ Video

Those Beyoncé “7/11″ remakes keep comin’. The video for the up-tempo, hip-hop track, off Bey’s “Platinum Edition” album, has nearly 200 million views and launched numerous re-creations. The original clip was shot in the style of a home-made visual with Beyonce dancing at various locations. Now, check out Serena Williams’ take  courtesy of Vogue (she’s the April cover girl). The tennis star delivers …

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#NYFW: The Season’s Most Stylish Athletes

If it’s September, you can be pretty sure of two things: Serena Williams will compete at the U.S. Tennis Open after which she will make an appearance at New York’s Fashion Week. Williams, who won her 6th U.S Open title and 18th Grand Slam single last weekend, has  fans on and off the court. One of the most recognized …

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Contenders for the 2014 Australian Open

Once the U.S. Open has come and gone, the average tennis fan turns attention toward the Australian Open. There’s great tennis going on at smaller events between now and December, but Grand Slams draw the most attention, and that’s why we’re already excited for Melbourne! In looking toward the women’s tournament at the Australian Open, …

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Serena Williams Back on Top after U.S. Open Win

Serena Williams had a bit of a rough patch earlier this summer when she made offensive remarks about the Steubenville Rape Case, had a Twitter battle Maria Sharapova, and shockingly lost in the fourth round of Wimbledon. This weekend, Williams reinstated her reign as the best tennis player in the world with a win in the U.S. Open. Williams had a …

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U.S Open Champ Serena Williams is Simply the Best

Wow. Just wow. Serena Williams is simply the best. Many are even referring to the last few months as the “Summer of Serena.” Not only is she surviving, but at 30 years of age she is thriving. Coming back from the brink of defeat,  the fourth-ranked Williams showed her mettle and won the 2012 U.S. …

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Shocker: Serena Ousted in First Round of #FrenchOpen

The 2012 French Open got an infusion of drama late Tuesday when 13-time Grand Slam title winner Serena Williams suffered a stunning first-round loss to 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano of France.  The 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 upset was Williams’ worst Grand Slam defeat in 47 appearances. It looked like Williams, the tournament’s fifth seed, had the …

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Serena Williams wins 500th career match in second round of Australian Open

Following a 6-3 6-2 victory over Tamira Paszek , Serena Williams defeated Barbora Zahlavova Strycova of the Czech Republic 6-0 6-4 in the second round of the Australian Open.  With the victory, Williams notched her 500th career win, an achievement she now shares with her sister Venus Williams. The win improved her record to 500-104 …

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Nike Tennis 2012 Australian Open Lookbook

The 100th Australian Open, which kicked off Monday in Melbourne, marks the start of the 2012 Grand Slam season and Nike’s sending three ladies – Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams and Li Na – in fresh new gear. Sharapova hit the court wearing the Nike Maria Statement Slam Dress in white and neon green featuring high …

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