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When #1 in the world Serena Williams defeated big sister Venus on Tuesday evening at Arthur Ashe Stadium, it was thought that she would cruise to the calendar Grand Slam and her 22nd title overall with two more US Open victories. Down a break early in her match against Roberta Vinci, Serena, with her family,…

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For one hour and 12 minutes, two competitors faced each other on the court for the 27th time with a chance to advance to the semifinals of the 2015 US Open.  Serena Williams earned her 16th win in 27 matches against her older sister Venus last night at Arthur Ashe Stadium, but it certainly wasn’t…

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Donald Young, a 26-year-old Black tennis player, pulled off a major upset at the 2015 U.S. Open when he defeated No. 11 seed Giles Simon of France. Young lost the first two sets and was down 0-3 in the third set before winning the match, 2-g, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4, 6-4 in a three hour, 34-minute thriller. “I…

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Serena Williams has dominated the women’s circuit over the past year, and is aiming for her first Grand Slam if she can win the 2015 US Open and sweep all four 2015 Grand Slam events. As much attention as Serena gets (and she is generating more with her possible relationship with hip-hop artist Drake), there…

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