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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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Serena Williams wants to teach her daughter that it’s “OK to make the first move” when it comes to her future career. The 37-year-old tennis star welcomed her daughter Alexis Olympia — whom she had with husband Alexis Ohanian — into the world 17 months ago and has said she wants to make sure the…

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An Australian newspaper cartoonist is incurring the righteous wrath of the international community after he drew an image of Serena Williams as a monstrous, beastly looking figure in the aftermath of her bitter argument during the U.S. Open Grand Slam.  Herald-Sun cartoonist Mark Knight’s image shows a hulking, muscular, grotesque depiction of Williams stomping her…

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Serena Williams has admitted it was her male tennis coach who encouraged her to stop breastfeeding because he thought it was impacting her game. The 36-year-old legendary sportswoman gave birth to her daughter Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr., whom she has with her husband Alex Ohanian, 11 months ago. Although she couldn’t wait to get back…

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An ATP World Tour men’s tennis tournament will take place July 21 – July 29 at Atlantic Station! Returning champs, John Isner and the Bryan Brothers, along with Jack Sock and Ryan Harrison, will return to vie for the singles and doubles titles.  See top world class tennis players: https://www.bbtatlantaopen.com/ Enter to win a FREE ticket! <a…

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New mom Serena Williams “cried” when she missed seeing her daughter’s first steps. The tennis star reportedly was busy practicing at the All England Club on Saturday, July 7, when 10-month-old Alexis Olympia walked for the first time. Serena tweeted: “She took her first steps … I was training and missed it. I cried.” Serena had previously…

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A tennis match between North Carolina A&T State University and Appalachian State University has been marred by racism. The tennis match between John Wilson of North Carolina A&T State University and Spencer Brown of Appalachian State University took place on Jan. 27, according to Winston-Salem Journal. During the match, Brown used racially charged language against…

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Tennis legend Venus Williams was so burdened with grief (and possibly pangs of guilt) at this past summer’s Wimbledon grand slam tournament that she couldn’t finish a post-match interview because she was wracked by uncontrollable sobbing. Williams has finally received some good news from the Palm Beach Gardens government. She’s been informed that she is officially…

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Washington, D.C. was dubbed the “murder capital” of the U.S. in the early ’90s. Violence was at an all-time high and the drug scene was still collapsing neighborhoods. During the decline of D.C. communities, Cora Masters Barry saw the youth suffer most, which led to her creating the Southeast Tennis and Learning Center (SETLC). The…

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Serena Williams is now a mother. The 35-year-old tennis star gave birth to a baby girl. According to WPBF, the baby was born at St. Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida weighning 6 pounds, 13 ounces. Williams and her fiancé, Alexis Ohanian, surprised her fans when she announced their engagement in April. While pregnant,…

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Serena Williams, the brand ambassador for the iconic Australian brand Berlei celebrated their launch into the U.S. market on Thursday, Aug. 25 at Macy’s Herald Square. Williams was wearing the Berlei SF3 High Impact Underwire sports bra in Strawberry Sorbet. Williams has worn Berlei sports bras in every match she has played for the past 10 years, since her mother…

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The BB&T Atlanta Open, sponsored by Lexus, has become one of the most anticipated sports events to take place in the city of Atlanta. In 2015, over 30,000 attendees witnessed the tournament stop on the ATP World Tour. After moving to Atlantic Station five years ago, the tournament has served as a summertime highlight for…

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