ESPN Films’ Nine for IX Series to Air First Film Venus Vs. on July 2

Documentary film chronicles the ground-breaking efforts of Venus Williams in the fair pay struggle in the world of women’s tennis    ESPN Films and espnW will premiere the documentary Venus Vs., directed by Ava DuVernay, as the first film in the … [Read more...]

Venus Williams Withdraws From Wimbledon

(June 18, 2013) Venus Williams has withdrawn from Wimbledon citing a lower back injury. The five-time winner of the event had played 16 straight years. Williams made the following statement on her Facebook page: Unfortunately, I will not be able to … [Read more...]

Notes and Quotes From Day One at the 2013 French Open

  (May 26, 2013) A few of the quotes from the news conferences from Day 1 at the French Open. Venus Williams Asked about her preparation for Roland Garros: “Extremely unideal. “Definitely, you know ‑‑ definitely been struggling.  Just wanted … [Read more...]

Americans in Paris – Day One at Roland Garros

    (May 26, 2013) Twenty-five players from the United States are competing in the singles draws of Paris this fortnight at Roland Garros - 15 women and 10 men. Americans went 4-4 in Paris on the first day of the French Open. Here is a … [Read more...]

Venus Williams Falls to Urszula Radwanska in Paris First Round

By Ros Satar (May 26, 2013) PARIS - It as a battle of older and younger siblings, that neither player was a stranger to – but Sunday the younger Radwanska (Urszula) got the better of Williams the elder (Venus) in an epic three setter, 7-6 (5), 6-7 … [Read more...]

Venus Williams and Andy Roddick Become Part Owners of World TeamTennis

  NEW YORK, N.Y. (May 6, 2013) -  World TeamTennis announced today that tennis champions and global sports icons Venus Williams and Andy Roddick have become part owners of the business and of the professional team tennis league co-founded by … [Read more...]

Venus Williams Withdraws from Madrid Open

(May 5, 2013) Venus Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open due to a back problem. “I was looking forward to playing at the Mutua Madrid Open this year, but unfortunately my back is hurting and I am not able to compete,” Venus Williams said in a … [Read more...]

Serena and Venus Williams Win to Wrap Up Fed Cup World Group Spot for the U.S.

  By Nathalie Narcisse (April 21, 2013) DELRAY BEACH, Florida - On a day where tennis legend Chris Evert was lauded for Federation Cup accomplishments, it was fitting that dynamic duo, Serena and Venus Williams carried their matches to … [Read more...]

Serena Williams Squares World Group Play-Off Tie versus Sweden

By Nathalie Narcisse   (April 20, 2013) DELRAY BEACH. Florida - After a three-hour setback due to showers at the Delray Beach Tennis Center, Serena Williams sauntered on court to face Swede Johanna Larsson. The world No. 1 dusted off her … [Read more...]

Arvidsson Stops Stephens to Give Sweden 1-0 Lead in World Group Play-Offs

By Nathalie Narcisse (April 20, 1013) DELRAY BEACH, Florida - The U.S. took on Sweden on hardcourt at the Delray Beach Tennis Center in the World Group Play-Offs.  In the initial match on Saturday, Swedish veteran Sofia Arvidsson, playing her 48th … [Read more...]