The Forbes 2017 list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’ was unveiled on Thursday (June 8) and features athletes from 21 countries, representing 11 sports. Among those in the list, tennis ace Serena Williams (35) is the only woman among the 100 highest paid athletes. She is ranked 51st in the list, which is topped by Real Madrid soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo.
This is turning out to be a truly memorable month for tennis star Serena Williams. Days after she announced the news of her pregnancy, the ace has jumped right back to the No. 1 spot in the Women’s Tennis Association (WTA) ranking. Williams’ Snapchat post revealed the news in which she was seen flaunting a swimsuit and taking(…)
Tennis ace Angelique Kerber has regained the No. 1 rankings in the WTA, dethroning Serena Williams who has slipped down to the No. 2 spot. Germany’s star player reclaimed the spot from Serena on Monday.
Tennis ace Sania Mirza and her mixed doubles partner Ivan Dodig thrashed local favourites Samantha Stosur and Sam Groth today to ease into the final at the Australian Open. With this win, Sania cleared another step (one win away) to clinch her 7th Grand Slam title. .@AustralianOpen 2017: Sania Mirza-Ivan Dodig Beat Samantha Stosur-Sam Groth to Enter Mixed Doubles Final(…)
Venus Williams scripted history by becoming the oldest Grand Slam semifinalist in 23 years. She clinched up the place from Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) on Tuesday. This is Venus’ first semifinal at the Australian Open in 14 years. Venus and the 24th-ranked Russian were battling the quarter-final, held at Rod Laver Arena. Venus is still in her(…)
Serena Williams moves to the quarterfinals at the Australian Open. It wasn’t an easy ride through, since Serena had to work around a bunch of errors to beat Barbora Strycova. [Feature Image by EW.com] The No. 16-ranked Barbora made the No. 2-ranked Serena sweat it out, engage in more and longer rallies and turn her(…)
‘If I were a man, I’d have been one of the greatest athletes ever, 6-7 years ago’— said Serena Williams, the one woman in sports who doesn’t fear speak of her mind openly. She was interviewed by ESPN recently, and as expected there were some revelations from Williams about sexism and how she as a woman(…)
She has a strong grip on her game and on her beliefs. When Serena Williams speaks, the world is bound to get up and listen, especially when she is talking about feminism. As a role model to many, she only proved once again that taking a stand is important for women in today’s world. The(…)