tennis

Maria Sharapova Was Suspended For Two Years After Testing Positive For A Banned Drug

The 29-year-old tennis star claimed she had been taking the prohibited medicine, meldonium, for ten years because her family has a history of heart issues and diabetes.

Lauren Holter | June 8, 2016 - 11:33 am

Very Chill Old Man Spews Sexist Garbage About Women Tennis Players

Over the weekend, Indian Wells Tennis Garden CEO Raymond Moore opened his mouth and revealed to the world that he is actually a rude, sexist man with opinions better suited

Megan Reynolds | March 21, 2016 - 10:50 am

Serena Williams Is Out At The U.S. Open Following Huge Upset By Roberta Vinci

Serena Williams is currently the number one ranked tennis player in the world. She was just beat, in a brutal and very close game, by Roberta Vinci, a woman who…

Megan Reynolds | September 11, 2015 - 3:45 pm

Hey Reporter, Serena Williams Wants To Play Tennis And Not Answer Your Inane Questions, ‘K?

“To be perfectly honest, I don’t want to be here.”

Megan Reynolds | September 10, 2015 - 12:00 pm

The Soapbox: As Serena Williams Knows, The Race-Based Wage Gap Is No Joke

Serena may have whooped Maria Sharapova’s behind in 18 of their last 20 matches, but somehow, Sharapova is worth $5 million more.

Tiffanie Drayton | August 28, 2015 - 1:00 pm

Serena Williams Covers New York’s Fall Fashion Issue, Looks Stunning As Usual

Here is Serena Williams, your tennis queen and all-around fantastic human, looking like one hundred million dollars on the cover of New York Magazine’s fall fashion issue. The story contained within…

Megan Reynolds | August 10, 2015 - 4:00 pm

NY Times Public Editor Calls Godawful Serena Williams’ Article A “Missed Opportunity”

Remember that New York Times’ piece about Serena Williams’ body? The one published on Friday that got my knickers all in a twist? By Saturday morning, as Williams was destroying the court…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 13, 2015 - 5:34 pm

Author JK Rowling Shuts Down Idiot Troll Regarding Serena Williams

The majority of Twitter yesterday was in jubilant celebration of Serena Williams and her Grand Slam victory at Wimbledon. The hashtag #SerenaSlam went viral, and happiness abounded.

But,…

Katrin Higher | July 12, 2015 - 10:00 am

The NY Times Asked A Bunch Of White Female Tennis Players About Serena Williams’ Body

I’m by no means an actual tennis aficionado, but I love any and all displays of women proving how strong and powerful and bad ass they are, and Serena Williams…

Amelia McDonell-Parry | July 10, 2015 - 1:10 pm

On Serena Williams & The Racism Experienced By Black Women Athletes

Articles chronicling the story of Serena’s 3rd consecutive U.S. Open win were accompanied with pictures of a smiling trophy-displaying Serena Williams standing in front of American flags as…

Tiffanie Drayton | September 9, 2014 - 3:40 pm

19-Year-Old Tennis Champ Eugenie Bouchard Asked Stupid/Sexist Question About Her Celebrity Dream Date

On Monday, 19-year-old Eugenie Bouchard of Montreal became the first Canadian tennis player in history to reach a Grand Slam semifinal. That’s pretty cool, right? But what inquiring minds

Jessica Wakeman | January 22, 2014 - 4:00 pm
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