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Serena Williams talks fashion week, US Open, Arthur Ashe

Serena Williams, who has won the last two U.S. Open Women’s Championships, spoke to the media in advance of the start of the tournament on Monday. Once again, Williams enters the tournament as the No. 1 seed and the favorite … Continue reading

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Serena Williams: ‘I’m just an average person’

Serena Williams, who I fittingly refer to as “the queen of tennis” is just that. She has won 17 Grand Slam titles in singles and 13 more in doubles with her older sister, Venus Williams. Add to that the four … Continue reading

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Best of 2013: Razz and Jazz Sports Top Stories of 2013

Best of 2013: Top Five Posts on Razz and Jazz Sports What do Beyonce, the Harlem Jets, Nelson Mandela, Floyd Money Mayweather, Jr., Sloane Stephens, and Serena Williams have it common? They all were featured in articles that made the … Continue reading

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‘A Racquet and a Dream’ Leads Serena Williams to her Fifth US Open Title by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

“I started playing tennis not to be the greatest but just because I had a racquet and a dream,” Serena Williams said after her quarterfinals victory against Carla Suarez Navarro during the US Open. After winning her fifth US Open … Continue reading

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Serena Defeats Sloane, James Blake Retires by Derrel Jazz Johnson

[/caption] For the first eight games of their epic battle Sunday afternoon inside Arthur Ashe Stadium at the Billie Jean King Tennis Center in the fourth round of the 2013 US Open Championships, the match between Serena Williams and Sloane … Continue reading

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The First Lady and the First Lady of Tennis Kick Off the 2013 US Open by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

I have had the good fortune of covering the US Open for more than a decade and this year’s opening weekend festivities have never been so compelling. Starting with Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day to the opening night’s final point, fans … Continue reading

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Althea Gibson: She Came Before the Williams Sisters By Marc “Razz” Rasbury

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how Sloane Stephens burst onto the tennis scene with her thrilling quarterfinals upset of her hero Serena Williams during the Australian Open. For many like Stephens, the Williams Sisters, Venus and Serena, … Continue reading

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