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Will Smith is set to play Venus Williams and Serena Williams‘ father Richard Williams in King Richard. The 50-year-old actor will take on the role as the dad of the tennis greats in Zach Baylin’s new speculative screenplay, which tells the story of Richard who, with no tennis experience, raised and developed the sisters to become legends…

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The American Tennis Association will make Venus and Serena Williams’ father Richard the first person to be inducted into its Hall of Fame. The Tennis and Education Complex is currently being constructed in South Florida, which will consist of offices, a museum, and a hall of fame. Williams will be recognized for his success in coaching the…

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  Filmmaker and devoted sports fan Spike Lee was at the 2014 US Open on Labor Day to take in some matches and rolling out spoke exclusively with the proud Brooklyn native. When asked about his most memorable moments watching tennis, Spike gave a very simple answer. “Serena! Serena and Venus to me,” he said,…

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The irrepressible Serena Williams is what they usually call superior male athletes  —a freak of nature. Encroaching on her 31st birthday, the youngest Williams sister just wrapped up one of the most dominant summers in the history of the United States Tennis Association — and did it at an age when most of her contemporaries…

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