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5 things to know about teen tennis star Madison Keys

Even though she lost at the US Open yesterday in the second round, 19-year-old African American tennis star Madison Keys is on the rise. She is certainly a player to watch in the near future. Here are five things you … 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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Sloane Has Next by Marc “Razz” Rasbury

Perhaps lost in the hoopla of Super Bowl hysteria, a significant event took place in the world of sports last week. Sloane Stephens catapulted herself into the upper ranks of the women’s tennis world by defeating Serena Williams in the … Continue reading

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Serena Storms to Fourth US Open Title and into History by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Neither tornadoes in the New York City-area nor the women’s field in the 2012 US Open were able to stop Serena Williams from winning her fourth US Open title. Williams collapsed to the tennis court and then jumped for joy … Continue reading

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Serena Williams Wins Olympic Gold by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

A little more than a month after winning Wimbledon on the same court in a win over Agnieszka Radwanska, Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 in the Olympics Women’s Tennis Finals to win gold for the United States.  It … Continue reading

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Djokovic Defeats Federer in Classic, Advances to US Open Finals by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Roger Federer was up 5-3 in the fifth set with two match points.  An ace or winner by Roger Federer would send him to the US Open, giving him a chance to win his sixth US Open Title.  Novak Djokovic … Continue reading

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Breaking News: Venus Williams Pulls Out of US Open

As I was walking inside of Arthur Ashe Stadium less than 30 minutes ago, it was announced that Venus Williams withdrew from the US Open due to injury.  Following is a statement released by the US Open.

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