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Tag Archives: venus williams
changing of the guard in Queens (New York, that is)
As Serena Williams said in her farewell on-court interview following her loss this year in the US Open, there would be no Serena if it weren’t for her sister Venus. Tennis fans who have followed the professional tennis world for … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Personal, photography, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged 2022 us open, arthur ashe stadium, carlos alcaraz, casper ruud, caty mcnally, coco gauff, iga swiatek, naomi osaka, novak djokovic, pretty, rafa nadal, roger federer, serena williams, taylor townsend, the williams sisters, venus williams 2 Comments
Alize Cornet, the frenchwoman who (finally) connected!
Thirty-two year old Alize Cornet of Nice, France upset former world #1 tennis player Simona Halep in the 4th. round of the 2022 Australian Open tennis tournament in Melbourne to move her into the second week of a grand slam … Continue reading
Posted in Lesbian Literary, Life, Personal, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports, The Way Life Is, The Way Life Should Be Tagged 2022 australian open women's singles quarterfinals, alize cornet, american women tennis players, ashleigh barty #1, barbora krejikova, danielle collins, iga swiatek, jen brady, jessica pegula, kaia kanepi, madison keys, serena williams, simona halep, venus williams 14 Comments
Dancing with Destiny – the Williams Sisters
At her press conference following her loss in the 2019 singles finals at Wimbledon, Serena Williams was questioned about why she lost. Although she tried to say her opponent played a brilliant match, the members of the press wouldn’t let … Continue reading
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game, set, match
For more than 20 years the burden of women’s tennis (oh for heaven’s sake go ahead and admit it men’s tennis, too) in the United States has been carried on the capable shoulders of Venus and Serena Williams. Following their … Continue reading
Throwback Thursday? No Way! Throwback Australian Open!
If I could turn back ti-yahhhhhmmmme, as Cher famously sang, or if I could put time in a bottle, as Jim Croce once crooned, I’d have quite a few wishes involving the positioning of certain body parts and the lubrication … Continue reading
Posted in Life, Personal, Reflections, Slice of Life, sports Tagged australian open, rafael nadal, roger federer, serena williams, venus williams 5 Comments
Both Have Prevailed
Venus Williams and her little sister Serena For the past seventeen years the Williams sisters have carried the heavy burden of American tennis on their shoulders, and the load has never been an easy one. Their two-person dynasty has been … Continue reading
Posted in Reflections, sports Tagged serena williams, us open tennis tournament, venus williams 6 Comments
Sister Act (2015)
Lord help the mister who comes between me and my sister, And Lord help the sister who comes between me and my (slam). Actually, Irving Berlin’s lyrics in the 1954 romantic musical White Christmas ended that second line with “man” because … Continue reading
Posted in Reflections, sports Tagged serena williams, us open tennis tournament, venus williams 8 Comments
Dancing with Destiny
In 1999 the paths of two of the most recognized women athletes in the world crossed twice in different stages of their tennis careers. Steffi Graf was twenty-nine years old and was about to retire from a career she began … Continue reading
Posted in Reflections, sports Tagged belinda bencic, serena williams, steffi graf, us open tennis tournament, venus williams 5 Comments