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Serena Williams Shows Gratitude After U.S. Open Loss
September 8, 2022
On Friday, Tennis star Serena Williams lost to Ajla Tomljanović of Australia in three sets, putting an end to what could be her last run in the U.S. Open. Williams reached the third round after defeating Danka Kovinić in straight sets during the first round and upsetting the second-ranked Anett Kontaveit during the second. ... read more »
Serena Williams not done yet; wins 1st match at US Open
August 30, 2022
They came from far and wide for Serena — no last name required, befitting someone as much an icon as superstar athlete — to see her practice and play and, it turned out, win a match at the U.S. Open on Monday night, turning out in record numbers to fill Arthur Ashe Stadium and shout and applaud and pump their fists right along with her. ... read more »
Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement
August 11, 2022
Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, ... read more »
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Serena Williams pulls out of US Open, citing torn hamstring
August 25, 2021
Serena Williams added herself to the list of big-name withdrawals from the U.S. Open on Wednesday, pulling out of the year’s last Grand Slam tournament because of a torn hamstring. ... read more »
Grand Slam leaders pledge to address Naomi Osaka’s concerns
June 3, 2021
The leaders of the four Grand Slam tournaments reacted Tuesday to tennis star Naomi Osaka’s stunning withdrawal from the French Open by promising to address players’ concerns about mental health. ... read more »
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday September 28, 2020 – Brought to you by Black 365
September 28, 2020
Black Fact of the Day: Sunday September 28, 2020 - Brought to you by Black 365 Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 Brought to you by the Black365 Calendar. Find out more at Black365.com ... read more »
Serena Williams aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade honors
January 2, 2020
Serena Williams dominated the decade, on the court and in conversation. There were, to begin with, the dozen Grand Slam single titles _ no other woman had more than three over the past 10 seasons _ and the 3 1/2 years in a row at No. ... read more »
Serena Williams Builds Schools in Jamaica, Africa
December 5, 2019
Williams, who has won a total of 39 Tennis Grand Slams – including Doubles titles, has also built grade schools in Uganda, Kenya, and Zimbabwe. ... read more »
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Black Fact of the Day: Sept. 28, 2019- Brought to you by Black365
September 28, 2019
Venus and Serena Williams won the Women's doubles tennis Olympic Gold Medal in Sidney, Australia, 2000 ... read more »
The Rise of Coco Gauff at Wimbledon
July 11, 2019
Young tennis player Cori ‘Coco’ Gauff took Wimbledon by storm this year. Although she was defeated by Simona Halep of Romania in a round of 16, the 15-year-old Atlanta native’s run in the British tournament was historic. It all began when Gauff competed in the wildcard qualifiers. She was the 12th youngest to get the opportunity, but the only one to qualify for the tournament’s main draw. In the last of her qualifying games, she defeated Greet Minnen of Belgium 6-1, 6-1. ... read more »
Champion, Queen, Goddess, Mother: Serena Wins at French Open and it Makes her 800th WIN
May 28, 2019
PARIS (AP) — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. ... read more »
Byron Allen Expands Empire with Purchase of Fox Regional Sports Networks
May 23, 2019
As a result of the $10.6 billion acquisition deal, Allen’s company, Entertainment Studios, announced that it will buy four local stations from Bayou City Broadcasting for $165 million, according to Variety. ... read more »
Serena Williams Wins Clay Opener; Sister Venus Next in Rome
May 13, 2019
Courtesy Photo ROME (AP) — Serena Williams looked sharper than in her previous match two months ago as she opened her clay-court season with a routine 6-4, ... read more »
How data and evidence can help us solve the problem of African American maternal mortality
April 18, 2019
I’m a doctor and a scientist.  When we’re looking to solve a problem, we’re a lot like detectives. We follow the evidence. ... read more »
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