Teen tennis phenom Coco Gauff enters the history books again

Another month, another major milestone by teen tennis sensation Cori “Coco” Gauff.  Gauff became the first 15-year-old to move into the top 50 of the Women’s Tennis Association’s world rankings in 15 years, according to Yahoo Sports.  Gauff, who was born in Atlanta and reared in Delray Bech, Florida, moved up from 51 to 49 […]

Coco Gauff makes history at the Australian Open (video)

Coco Gauff doesn’t even have her driver’s license yet, but she is running over the competition en route to entering the history books at the Australian Open. The 15-year-old tennis sensation shocked the sports world when she defeated fourth-ranked Naomi Osaka in straight sets overnight, 6-3, 6-4, becoming the youngest woman in the professional era […]

Coco Gauff wins again; will face familiar foe in 3rd round of Australian Open

As New York Yankees legend Yogi Berra once said: “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Teen tennis sensation Coco Gauff once again thrilled the crowd with an improbable, come-from-behind victory in the 2nd round of the Australian Open, defeating 74th-ranked Sorana Cirstea 4-6, 6-3, 7-5. This sets up, again, a third-round match with former No. […]

Coco Gauff defeats Venus Williams again in a major

The legend and the phenom squared off in the first round of a major tennis tournament again, this time at the Australian Open in Melbourne. The youngest player on tour, Cori “Coco” Gauff, 15, and the oldest player, Venus Williams, 39, were both dumbfounded that they could possibly get the same draw as they did […]

Serena Williams surprised by billboards

Serena Williams’ husband Alexis Ohanian has marked her return to tennis by having billboards with their 5-month-old daughter’s face put up in Palm Springs, California. The 36-year-old professional player was hailed the “Greatest Momma Of All Time” by her spouse Alexis Ohanian, who had the words spelled out on each poster in Palm Springs, California, […]

Tennis takes center stage as Serena Williams battles Venus for victory

Serena and Venus Williams met at the Australian Open for a Grand Slam title that makes Serena the No. 1 tennis star in the sport. This was the ninth time the Williams sisters met to battle it out on the tennis courts and the seventh Australian Open that Serena has won. Serena won in a 6-4, […]

ESPN commentator Doug Adler compares Venus Williams to a gorilla

ESPN commentator Doug Adler compared Venus Williams to a primate during the Australian Open. “You see Venus move in and put the gorilla effect on. Charging,” he stated matter-of-factly during Williams’ second-round match at the first Slam of the year in Melbourne against Stefanie Voegele. Fans are furious with the former professional player, calling for him to […]

Is this the end of Serena’s reign?

It was a foregone conclusion that arguably the GOAT of women’s tennis, Serena Williams, would defeat No. 7 seed Angelique Kerber from Germany in the 2016 Australian Open Women’s Final. But just like her match versus Roberta Vinci of Italy at the 2015 U.S. Open, Serena lost to an opponent she previously dominated. This begs the […]

10 images of Sloane Stephens off the tennis court

Sloane Stephens, 19, made history by defeating Serena Williams. During a close and intense match at the Australian Open, Stephens became the first American younger than Williams to defeat her in a tennis match. However, Williams suffered through an injury that slowed her tremendously throughout the match. Although Williams was able to fight through the […]

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