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Just as the dead man’s family attorney had warned, they have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against tennis legend Venus Williams for the car crash that took the life of the 78-year-old man. Attorney F. Malcolm Cunningham Jr., who represents Williams, says he is aware of the lawsuit though he has yet to see it.…

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Venus Williams is speaking out for the first time following the fatal car crash she was involved in. In a Facebook post shared on Friday, the 37-year-old tennis pro revealed that she’s “devastated.” “I am devastated and heartbroken by this accident,” Williams wrote. “My heartfelt condolences go out to the family and friends of Jerome…

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Tennis legend Venus Williams allegedly caused a car accident that sent an elderly man to the emergency room where he died two weeks later, the media has reported. The 78-year-old man was treated in the local ICU unit where he died 14 days later, according to a police report obtained by TMZ Sports on Thursday:…

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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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Game, set, pregnant.   Serena Williams is having a baby.    The world’s No. 1 ranked tennis player and arguably the sport’s greatest attraction has announced via social media that she is expecting her first child.  Serena Williams, 35, the younger sister of Venus Williams, 36, and winner of the most Grand Slam tournaments in…

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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…

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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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Venus Ebony Starr Williams won her first US Open championship in 2000, repeating the feat in 2001, after making her tournament debut in 1997. Serena Jameka Williams made her debut the year after her older sister Venus, and won her first title a year earlier in 1999. Venus and Serena have combined for eight US…

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Venus Williams is already a seven-time Grand Slam champion and a growing fashion mogul, but now the tennis icon can add another title to her name and that’s college graduate because she just received a bachelor’s degree in business administration from Indiana University East. According to a press release from the university, Williams enrolled in…

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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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Tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams have been the target of cruel comments about their appearance for years, but the scrutiny reached an all-time high within the past week after Serena beat Garbine Muguruza and became a six-time Wimbledon champion. Critics began to call her muscular body type “manly.” Venus spoke to Cosmopolitan about her…

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Last weekend, tennis stars Serena Williams and Venus Williams were joined by thousands of  spectators and participants, including members of Black Girls Run for the inaugural Serena Williams Ultimate Run South Beach, a quarter marathon and 5K run-walk benefitting the Serena Williams Foundation. The charitable organization’s mission is to “provide assistance to youth whose parents and families…

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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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  Serena Williams, who I fittingly refer to as “the queen of tennis” is just that. She has won 17 Grand Slam titles in singles and 13 more in doubles with her older sister, Venus Williams. Add to that the four Olympic gold medals that she has won, tied for the most in tennis with…

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