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Today on International Women’s day she penned a piece for Fortune.com to express her thoughts on work life balance and how the pro-tennis ranking system is biased against working moms. She said she took a huge hit when she went out on maternity leave. She dropped from #1 to #453-ouch! She said working her way […]

Romanian Fed Cup tennis captain Ilie Nastase is in hot water for comments he reportedly made about Serena Williams’ unborn child on Friday. According to the New York Post, at the Fed Cup draw in Romania, Nastase was heard speaking in Romanian to a team member, “Let’s see what color it has. Chocolate with milk?” Williams […]

It’s not out of the ordinary to hear tennis players moan and yell every time they serve a ball or execute a forearm swing. However, it is out of the ordinary to have yells and moans pierce the air when it’s not coming from an athlete. This is exactly what happened recently at a Sarasota […]

The former couple who still remain friends sat down for a one-on-one interview for ESPN.

In an open letter, Williams used her platform to send a resounding message on resiliency centering around her experience as a Black female athlete.

After injuries and an unsuccessful season, Serena might be taking a break for awhile.

In what many are calling a shocker, Venus and Serena Williams – already three-time Olympic doubles gold medalists – experienced their first Olympic loss together on Sunday to Czech Republic pair Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova, NBC Olympics reports. But the 6-3 6-4 loss – following the sisters’ gold wins as a pair in the 2000 […]

The tennis great's decision comes right before the start of the Olympic Games, where she will be representing the U.S.

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com Sports Update… Lawrence North High School graduates Ashely Spencer and Felisha Johnson are heading to the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil. Spencer will run the 400-meter hurdles for Team USA after finishing second at the Olympic Trials Sunday in Oregon. Johnson will compete in the shot put after clinching her spot at the Trials last […]

NBA star Kevin Durant has been the focus of the league’s free agency talks after he announced he would be leaving the Oklahoma City Thunder to sign with the Golden State Warriors on Monday.

@kwellscomm TLCNaptown.com News & Sports A young father accused of beating his six-week-old son to death is now facing multiple charges, including murder. The charges against Isaac Hicks were announced Thursday. Police say the infant was rushed to the hospital on June 6 and he was pronounced dead. Court documents indicate the infant had a list of traumatizing injuries […]

Tennis star Serena Williams has hit another major milestone in her career, becoming the world’s highest paid woman athlete. According to Forbes, Williams, 34, garnered $28.9 million from endorsements and money she’s earned from winning tournaments throughout the past year. Williams exceeded her rival Maria Sharapova, who consecutively topped the list for 11 years. Sharapova’s […]