New Statue Honors Tennis Great Althea Gibson
“In our sport of tennis, she was the one that really broke the color barrier. She is the Jackie Robinson of tennis.”
Black Women On Serena Williams and the 'Angry Black Woman' Trope
Scholar Breea Willingham, tennis player Zina Garrison and journalist Vanessa DeLuca break down why the backlash against Williams for expressing her emotions is not at all surprising.
Tennis Orgs Back Serena Williams' Concerns About Sexism in Tennis
Heads of the Women’s Tennis Association and U.S. Tennis Association support the star’s critique that a man would not have been punished for expressing emotion during the U.S. Open.
It's An (Online) Celebration! Sloane Stephens' U.S. Open Win Embodies #BlackGirlMagic
Stephens beat Madison Keys in the U.S. Open women’s singles finals. Twitter was excited.
Two Black Women Reach U.S. Open Women's Singles Semi-Finals
Venus Williams and Sloane Stephens secured their upcoming match-up with key victories against the Czech Republic’s Petra Kvitova and Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova, respectively.
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.
Here's 11-Year-Old Serena Williams Playing Tennis With Sister Venus
She’s put in a lifetime of work.