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  • Serena Williams, Roger Federer Repeat at Cincy Open

    Aug 23, 15 by Gerald Radford 3 Comments

    *Cincinnati, OH – Normally on Sunday afternoon I’d be in church, but this one found me in Cincinnati at the Lindner Family Tennis center watching Novak Djokovic take on Roger Federer for the 2015 Western and Southern Open championship title – and anticipating Serena William’s title defense up directly afterwards. And though it wasn’t quite […]

  • Serena Overcomes Wind, Nerves, Azarenka to Nab 17th Grand Slam

    Sep 9, 13 by garadf 8 Comments

    *The 2013 Us Open women’s trophy has been claimed … and the rightful owner is Serena Williams. Now adding a 17th title to her trophy case, Serena did something, well many things that either she’s never done or hasn’t been done before at all (not exhaustive). — She had never defended a US Open title […]

  • Serena Williams Rises to ‘Big’ Occasion, Overcomes Sloane Stephens

    Sep 1, 13 by garadf 5 Comments

    *When it was in stone that US Open defending champion and WTA world no. 1, Serena Williams, would meet her “mini-me,” Sloane Stephens, the buzz heard ’round the grounds of the Billie Jean King tennis center drowned out all conversations about any other match. Besides the obvious that they are both athletic black women, it […]

  • Serena Williams Breezes through French Open First Week

    Jun 2, 13 by garadf 1 Comment

    *Women’s tennis superstar, Serena Williams, is well on her way to silencing her clay-court performance critics during this year’s French Open, which is currently underway in Paris. Now on a career best 28-match winning streak, Williams has dropped just 10 games, spending barely more than 4 hours on court, on her way to the business […]