Tag Archives: Venus Williams

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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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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Serena Williams Steamrolls the Competition at the US Open by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Serena Williams has been playing some of the best tennis of her career over the last three months. Williams won Wimbledon in July and a few weeks later won the gold medal in Women’s Singles at the 2012 London Olympics. … Continue reading

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(Video) Venus and Serena Williams Enter the Court for Doubles Match

In this video, Venus and Serena Williams enter the court for their first round women’s doubles match against Lindsay Lee-Waters and Megan Moulton-Levy. The Williams Sisters won the match, 6-4, 6-0. Check out our exclusive video below.

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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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One Caribbean Radio Sports Briefs for Monday, July 9, 2012, by Derrel “Jazz” Johnson

Nigeria defeated the John Calipari-led Domincan Republic yesterday 88-73 in Venezuela to earn the final Olympic berth for basketball in the upcoming London games. Ike Diogu scored 25 points for Nigeria. Yack Martinez led the Dominican Republic with 16 points. … Continue reading

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