venus williams

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Surprises Two Dudes Playing Tennis, Asks to Play the Winner

While taking an evening walk, the 23-time Grand Slam winner challenged a couple of random dudes to a pickup match of tennis.
Sean Newell
2.28.17
FIGHTLAND

These Are the Celebrities Who Have Invested in the UFC

The Weeknd, Calvin Harris, Trey Parker....
Fightland Staff
10.3.16
british tennis

What Makes Johanna Konta an "Acceptable Immigrant"?

Johanna Konta is Britain's number one female tennis player; she is also an immigrant. What makes her acceptable at a time when immigration is considered increasingly unpalatable to many Brits?
Nick Roberts
7.1.16
Tennis

Beautifully Awkward: Serena and Venus Williams at Wimbledon

Venus and Serena Williams played perhaps their last significant match against each other at Wimbledon, and as always, it made for awkward tennis. Maybe that's beautiful.
Greg Couch
7.7.15
Tennis

Does Tennis Have a Race Problem?

The men's game is devoid of diversity and successful non-white female players are described as having a "natural advantage". Does tennis have a race problem?
David Whelan
6.18.15
ageless wonders

Meet the Amazing 44-Year-Old Women's Tennis Player Who's Still Kicking Ass

Kimiko Date-Krumm was born in 1970 and is still, somehow, playing tennis. A look insider her life reveals how she has managed this incredible feat.
Lindsay Gibbs
4.20.15
fruit

Some Athletes Are Trading Meat Protein for Bananas

The image of vegans as limp-wristed, hemp-wearing sissies is long-gone. Some athletes are now forgoing meat as a protein source altogether, preferring to get their power from plants. We spoke to a world champion freerunner who swapped steaks for ten...
Gareth May
9.2.14