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  • (The Black Hat) Serena Williams is a Winner, Not a Cover Girl

    Aug 29, 15 by Cory Alexander Haywood 8 Comments


    *Let’s not get the race card involved in why Serena Williams is offered less endorsement deals than her tennis rival Maria Sharapova. For starters, the latter is a slender, long-legged, blonde-haired, blue-eyed white woman with a penchant for wearing short skirts during her matches. Sharapova embodies the white standard of beauty that continues to cast […]

  • Western and Southern Open Underway; Venus Williams, Maria Sharapova Withdraw

    Aug 19, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment


    *Cincinnati, OH – Many of the top level ATP and WTA tennis players have descended upon Cincinnati, OH this week for two reasons: one, because it’s mandatory to do so and, two, in order to take advantage of the final opportunity to work out the kinks in their hard court games before the year’s final […]

  • Serena Williams Second Highest-Paid Female Athlete Behind Sharapova

    Aug 12, 15 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments


    *Maria Sharapova may not be able to top Serena Williams on the tennis court, but when it comes to paychecks, the youngest Williams sister comes up a few million short of her rival. According to Kurt Badenhausen of Forbes.com, the five-time Grand Slam winner from Russia is the world’s highest-paid female athlete for the 11th […]

  • Serena Williams Powers Past Maria Sharapova Into Wimbledon Finals

    Jul 9, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments


    *Serena Williams earned her eighth Wimbledon final this morning with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Maria Sharapova on Thursday. Williams took just 79 minutes to run Sharapova off Centre Court with 13 aces and 29 winners as the five-time Wimbledon champion secured her 18th career win in 20 showdowns with the Russian player. Next for […]

  • Serena Advances at Wimbledon with Win Against Victoria Azarenka

    Jul 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment


    *Serena Williams fought back from a set down Tuesday to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semifinals and keep her bid alive for a fourth straight major title – a.k.a. a “Serena Slam.” Williams is now two wins away from winning her fourth consecutive major tournament, which would […]

  • Desert Heat Proves Too Much for IW Seeds; Serena Williams Unbothered

    Mar 19, 15 by garadf 2 Comments


    *”Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams to Battle” … well, scratch that. I was just dying to write that headline, completing it with “in Desert IW Final,” because it would’ve been the perfect way to consummate Serena’s highly-publicized return to Indian Wells. But, Sharapova, unfortunately, went down in the round of 16 in a hail of […]