Tennis

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Richmond Boulevard Renamed to Honor Arthur Ashe

The tennis great is honored via a series of events in his hometown of Richmond, Virginia.

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Serena Williams Covers Allure, Talks Being Black in Tennis

“Venus and I started out being successful, continued to be successful, and we were also unapologetically ourselves. We were not afraid to wear braids. We weren’t afraid to be Black in tennis. And that was different.”

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What You Need to Know About Serena Williams' Return to Wimbledon

The British tennis tournament is Williams’ first major international tournament after she pulled out of the French Open following an injury.

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WATCH: Serena Williams and Common Discuss Racism and Loving Their Blackness

The tennis great and MC dive deep for nearly an hour in ESPN’s “The Undefeated In-Depth: Serena With Common.”

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#POCMedalWatch: Michelle Carter, 'The Simones,' Venus Williams and More Excel in Rio

The medals just keep coming for American athletes of color at the Olympics.

Serena is Sports Illustrated’s 2015 Sportsperson of the Year

She is the first Black woman to appear on the annual Sportsperson cover solo. But some people are mad the honor didn’t go to…a horse.

Serena Williams Covers New York Magazine, Talks Racism and Sexism

The tennis star discusses her plans for life after tennis and how she handles racism.

Beats Celebrates Serena Williams' U.S. Open Win With Moving New Ad

The star won her 18th Grand Slam Title at the U.S. Open.

At Least Caroline Wozniacki Didn't Show Up in Black Face to Imitate Serena Williams

The Danish tennis player stuffed her front and behind using towels.