Venus Williams

Venus Williams Unveils New Collection at Fashion Week

Tennis star Venus Williams, straight from the U.S. Open, debuted the latest collection for EleVen at New York Fashion Week – the first time she’s shown her line at such the high profile event. Both Venus and her sister Serena are known for their unique sense of style on the tennis court so it’s only …

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Venus & Serena Williams Switch to Raw Vegan Diet in 2012

As part of a New Year’s resolution, celebrity athlete Venus Williams is switching to a raw vegan food diet to help improve her health. In a show of solidarity, her sister Serena is joining Venus for her own health and to provide moral support. After dropping out of the U.S. Open last summer, the seven-time …

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2011 U.S. Open: Serena, Venus, Mother Nature & More

It was an ominous beginning for the season’s final grand slam. Aftershocks from the 5.8 earthquake that hit the east coast last week rattled some U.S. Open tennis players prepping for the big tourney. It also prompted NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg to quip “Who knew we lived near a fault? Luckily it wasn’t a double …

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Wimbledon Tweeters

After watching the various Tennis Opens throughout the world, it’s time to sit back and enjoy traditional lawn tennis in easy, elegant British style. Even if you can’t lounge around and sip champagne or  feast on strawberries and cream, you can still appreciate The Championships,  which take place from  June 20 to July 3, 2011. Along …

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The world’s highest-paid female athletes

According to top business journal Forbes Magazine, tennis players are the highest paid female athletes in the world. As the U.S. Open kicks off at the end of this month, the real action is off the court as players jockey for lucrative endorsement deals with apparel, shoe and racket companies. Serena Williams may be the No. …

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Polo Ralph Lauren teams with Venus Williams for Legends Clinic

In celebration of its sixth year as the Official Apparel Sponsor of the US Open Tennis Championships, Polo Ralph Lauren presents the Legends Clinic with Venus Williams. The event will be a live interactive virtual tennis clinic produced in partnership with Mercedes-Benz at New York’s SPORTIME Tennis Center on Randall’s Island August 26 at 2:00PM …

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Fashion makeover: Wimbledon waives all-white dress code for Olympic tennis 2012

Wimbledon is brightening its wardrobe for the 2012 Olympics. Organizers of the venerable tournament said Friday the traditional all-white dress rule will be waived for the tennis competition at the London Games. Wimbledon is the only one of tennis’s four Grand Slam tournaments that asks competitors to wear predominantly white clothing. Players must still wear …

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Venus Williams offers girls advice on tennis and life

Tennis legend Venus Williams returned home to Los Angeles Monday to offer an incredible tennis experience to girls from her hometown while helping to launch new POWERADE PLAY™, a sports drink geared for the young athlete with less sugar and more vitamins than traditional sports drinks. Venus met with youth members from the Greater Los …

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Venus Williams releases new book: Come To Win

With the 38th anniversary of Title IX this month, a crucial question remains: Do sports make a long-term difference in a woman’s life?  Most experts say yes. Competitive sports prepare women to take on leadership positions and this week, Multiple grand slam tennis champion and entrepreneur Venus Williams serves up a new book that every …

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