Tuesday, May 26, 2015
Venus and Serena Williams Academy host Youth Tennis Days
Written by Jason Lewis (Sentinel Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 14 February 2013
Elizabeth Profit, who was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes when she was two-years-old, has stayed in great shape while training for tennis.  Photo by Jason Lewis   Tequan Neal looks as fit as any ... read more >>
Serena Williams: Taylor Townsend, Top Junior Player, Shouldn't Be Held Out By USTA
Written by The Associated Press 26 September 2012
  Taylor Townsend, right, and Eugenie Bouchard of Canada pose with their trophy after winning the girls' doubles final match at Wimbledon.  AP Photo/Alastair Grant      Serena Williams says she's ... read more >>
Serena Williams is on her way to being the greatest ever
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 12 September 2012
 Williams is clearly the greatest of her era, but after dominating the U.S. Open a month after the Olympics and Wimbledon, she is making a run at the greatest of all time.    Serena Williams has already ... read more >>
Compton’s Golden Girls: Venus and Serena Williams have become the greatest Olympic tennis players ever!
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor, jasonl@lasentinel.net) 09 August 2012
  AP Photo  Venus and Serena Williams have four gold medals each, more than any other tennis player in Olympic history!   Venus and Serena Williams have been climbing the ranks of the greatest tennis ... read more >>
Serena looks for more Grand Slam titles
Written by The Associated Press 11 July 2012
   Serena Williams proved that she is not finished yet as she won her fifth Wimbledon title.  She is now in the conversation with the greatest women’s tennis players ever, and she says that she is ... read more >>
Serena falls in the first round of the French Open
Written by Associated Press 30 May 2012
Serena Williams had never lost in the first round of a Grand Slam tournament until this past Monday at the French Open.  Photo by Christophe Ena, Associated PressSerena Williams lost in the first round ... read more >>
Serena dominates, Venus improves at Family Circle
Written by Associated Press 11 April 2012
Serena Williams celebrates with the championship trophy after defeating Lucie?Safarova, of the Czech Republic, during their finals match at the Family?Circle Cup tennis tournament in Charleston, S.C., ... read more >>
Get in shape playing tennis at Rancho Cienega
Written by Sentinel News Service 30 November 2011
Get in shape like tennis pro Serena Williams!  Local tennis club says don’t want until New Year’s to get into shape. That’s what members of SoCal’s largest Black tennis club are asking.  With ... read more >>
Local Tennis Club Recognized for National Championship
Written by Robert Gillard III (Sports Writer) 23 November 2011
Members of the Rancho Cienega Tennis Club 4.0 Senior Men’s Team pose with Southern California Tennis Association Executive Director Henry Talbert at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center on Nov. 19, 2011.  ... read more >>
Type I diabetes does not slow tennis player Elizabeth Profit
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 16 November 2011
Fifteen-year-old Elizabeth Profit is not sitting on the sidelines because of Type I diabetes, she is day dreaming about the day when she turns pro.  Photo by Jason LewisProfit manages her diabetes during ... read more >>
Serena Williams fined $2,000 by US Open
Written by Associated Press 14 September 2011
Serena Williams talks to the chair umpire Eva Asderaki during the women's championship match.?(AP) NEW YORK (AP)—Serena Williams was fined $2,000 by the U.S. Open on Monday for berating the chair umpire ... read more >>
Venus & Serena Williams Summer Vacation Tennis Camps
Written by Sentinel News Service 05 August 2011
Tequan Neal had to move quickly to run down a ball that was nearly out of his reach. Photo by Jason LewisKendra Glover returned her opponent’s volley with ease. Photo by Jason Lewis The Venus & Serena ... read more >>
Williams sisters fall in the fourth round
Written by Associated Press 29 June 2011
After nearly a year away from tennis because of health problems, Serena Williams looked very good in the early stages at Wimbledon, but she was defeated in the fourth round. AP PhotoVenus Williams missed ... read more >>
Williams sisters return to tennis action
Written by Associated Press 15 June 2011
EASTBOURNE, England — Venus Williams made a successful return to competition after a five-month layoff with a tough 7-5, 5-7, 6-3 win over eighth-seeded Andrea Petkovic in the first round of the Eastbourne ... read more >>
25 Years and Over 150,000 Youngsters Benefit from the Game of Tennis
Written by Sentinel News Service 08 July 2010
25 Years and Over 150,000 Youngsters Benefit from the Game of Tennis Due to the continued funding by the LA84 Foundation of Los Angeles, children between the ages of 8 and 17 can receive tennis instruction ... read more >>
Williams sisters are top two seeds at Wimbledon
Written by Jason Lewis (Sports Editor) 24 June 2010
 Venus Williams has won Wimbledon five times, while her sister Serena, who is the defending champion, has won it three times.By Jason LewisSentinel Sports EditorIt is only fitting that the Williams ... read more >>
The Tennis Beat: Williams Sisters are set for U.S. Open
Written by Fred Williams (Contributing Writer) 03 September 2009
The Tennis Beat: Williams Sisters are set for U.S. OpenBy Fred WilliamsSentinel Contributing WriterSerena and Venus Williams are seeded No. 1 and 3 at the U.S. Open Championship, which started last Monday. ... read more >>
Venus And Serena Williams Tennis Academy Continues
Written by Sentinel News Service 14 May 2009
  The Venus and Serena Williams Tennis Academy located at the Arthur Ashe Tennis Center of L.A. will begin its second Spring 8-week Wednesday night adult group tennis session on May 20. For eight ... read more >>
No matter How you swing it Venus and Serena are Tennis Queens
Written by Kenneth Miller ASSISTANT MANAGING EDITOR 10 July 2008
DOUBLING UP: Venus and Serena Williams pose with their third Wimbledon doubles championship trophies a day after Venus, left, defeated her younger sister to win the singles title, her fifth overall.Their ... read more >>
Williams sisters to clash in Wimbledon final
Written by Associated Press 03 July 2008
Photo Credit: Anja Niedringhaus/APWIMBLEDON, England -- Venus and Serena Williams won in straight sets Thursday to set up their third all-sister Wimbledon final and seventh Grand Slam championship matchup. ... read more >>
Top Shop Pros Still Producing at Venus & Serena Williams Tennis Academy
Written by Ra’Kenna Joseph, Sentinel Intern 19 June 2008
Ten years ago, tennis was not widely regarded as one of the more popular sports within South Los Angeles. Children not even old enough to speak had already mastered dunking their miniature size basketballs ... read more >>
Crenshaw High School hosts “A Taste of Tennis”
Written by Brian W. Carter (Staff Writer) 15 May 2008
The weekend event will feature sports competitions and a wellness workshop for adults On Saturday, May 17, Sports Explorer will host a fun-filled celebration of the ninth annual National Women’s ... read more >>
Serena on Top of Her Game Again
Written by Associated Press 24 April 2008
Wins 1st clay court title since 2002 CHARLESTON, S.C. — Serena Williams captured the Family Circle Cup title Sunday, defeating Vera Zvonareva 6-4, 3-6, 6-3 for her first clay court title since ... read more >>
Serena Open is Closed Case
Written by Associated Press 06 September 2007
NEW YORK - Maybe Serena Williams wasn’t as healthy as she said. Maybe she wasn’t as match-tested as she really needed to be.This much is certain: When it comes to playing Justine Henin at ... read more >>
An Opening Tribute To Althea Gibson
Written by Howard Fendrich, Associated Press 30 August 2007
NEW YORK- Venus and Serena Williams carry Althea Gibson’s legacy forward every time they step on a court, every time they hoist a Grand Slam trophy.So on a night set aside to honor the 50th anniversary ... read more >>

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