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Serena Williams And Muhammad Ali To Receive Jesse Owens Awards
February 22, 2017
Fellow Sports Stars & Olympians Will Celebrate Athletes' Outstanding Achievements At the 2017 Jesse Owens International Athlete Trophy Gala on April 27th in New York City ... read more »
Serena Williams wins record 23rd major, beats sister Venus
January 28, 2017
Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title, and her sister was right there on court to give her a congratulatory hug. ... read more »
Serena wins at love again; says ‘yes’ to engagement in poem
January 5, 2017
The tennis great announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, posting a poem on Reddit that she accepted the proposal of the social news website's co-founder. ... read more »
Serena and Venus Williams Return to Compton
November 16, 2016
Venus and Serena expressed their appreciation to the people of Compton for their support through the years ... read more »
Compton Mayor Aja Brown to Welcome Home Tennis Legends Venus and Serena Williams
October 29, 2016
the Healthy Compton Community Festival will feature free celebrity workouts, sports clinics, health screenings, cooking demos, and giveaways. ... read more »
‘Serena I know was back’: Williams gets to 22 at Wimbledon
July 10, 2016
the process of getting Serena Williams ready to win Wimbledon for a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title began with a series of chats over the phone not long after her loss in the French Open final. ... read more »
Crenshaw Tennis Led by Young Alumni Coach
May 4, 2016
MarQuis Davis learned how to play and teach tennis in a program that Crenshaw hosted on Saturdays during his teenage years. Davis has since paid it forward by coaching. ... read more »
Venus and Serena Williams Academy host Youth Tennis Days
February 14, 2013
Elizabeth Profit, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was two-years-old, has stayed in great shape while training for tennis.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Tequan Neal looks as fit as any football or basketball player.  ... read more »
Serena Williams: Taylor Townsend, Top Junior Player, Shouldn’t Be Held Out By USTA
September 26, 2012
Taylor Townsend, right, and Eugenie Bouchard of Canada pose with their trophy after winning the girls’ doubles final match at Wimbledon.  AP Photo/Alastair Grant      Serena Williams says she’s alarmed by the U.S. ... read more »
Serena Williams is on her way to being the greatest ever
September 12, 2012
Williams is clearly the greatest of her era, but after dominating the U.S. Open a month after the Olympics and Wimbledon, she is making a run at the greatest of all time.    ... read more »
Compton’s Golden Girls: Venus and Serena Williams have become the greatest Olympic tennis players ever!
August 9, 2012
AP Photo  Venus and Serena Williams have four gold medals each, more than any other tennis player in Olympic history!   Venus and Serena Williams have been climbing the ranks of the greatest tennis players ever in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) for nearly a decade and a half, ... read more »
Serena looks for more Grand Slam titles
July 11, 2012
Serena Williams proved that she is not finished yet as she won her fifth Wimbledon title.  She is now in the conversation with the greatest women’s tennis players ever, ... read more »
Serena falls in the first round of the French Open
May 30, 2012
Serena Williams had never lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament until this past Monday at the French Open.  Photo by Christophe Ena, ... read more »
Serena dominates, Venus improves at Family Circle
April 11, 2012
Serena Williams celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Lucie?Safarova, of the Czech Republic, during their finals match at the Family?Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, ... read more »
Get in shape playing tennis at Rancho Cienega
November 30, 2011
Get in shape like tennis pro Serena Williams!  Local tennis club says don’t want until New Year’s to get into shape. That’s what members of SoCal’s largest Black tennis club are asking.  ... read more »
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