Serena Williams

End of Year

Yos Kween: 9 Moments That Shook 2018

Beyoncé shut down Coachella. Ariana Grande's music video broke records! This year was filled with astounding moments—here are the ones that kept us going.
Wanna Thompson
12.18.18
Culture

People Don't Understand Serena Williams's Controversial 'GQ' Cover

Some are calling it racist and transphobic, but there's more nuance to take into consideration.
Mikelle Street
11.15.18
Culture

Serena Williams Plans to Invest More Money in Women

Tennis champion Serena Williams already invests in almost 30 companies but wants to shift her focus to women-owned businesses.
Terry Nguyen
11.7.18
Halloween

The Best of Athlete Halloween Costumes

DeAndre Hopkins as a Na'vi from Avatar was a pretty elaborate job, and Conor McDavid as Homer Simpson is fucking horrifying. But Golden Tate won the pun game.
Liam Daniel Pierce
10.31.18
Sports

Serena Williams Can't Force the Racism Out of Tennis

Saturday's US Open upset is a reminder that the sport is still not welcoming to women of color.
Jagger Blaec
9.11.18
Sports

How to Save the Most Money on Sports Tickets

Watching Serena Williams slam some triple-digit mph serves doesn’t have to empty your wallet.
Ryan Lynch
5.30.18
Race and Health

Serena Williams Advocates for Maternal Healthcare After She Says She Almost Died

"Every mother, everywhere, regardless of race or background deserves to have a healthy pregnancy and birth."
Susan Rinkunas
2.20.18
maternal health

What Serena Williams's Birth Story Says About Racism in Health Care

Institutionalized sexism and racism put black women's lives at risk, say maternal health and racial justice advocates.
Kimberly Lawson
1.12.18
Baby Announcement

Serena and Fiancé Filmed Incredibly Sweet Pregnancy Video Diary for New Baby

Serena Williams and Reddit cofounder Alexis Ohanian documented her pregnancy in a video for their daughter (whose name is Alexis Olympia Ohanian, Jr., btw). It's downright adorable.
Liam Daniel Pierce
9.13.17
Backhanded

Venus on Playing at 37: "I'm Doing Exactly What I'm Supposed to Be Doing"

A reporter came at her with a question about how she's "not supposed to be here at 37." Venus Williams didn't take kindly to that.
Liam Daniel Pierce
7.15.17
Tennis

Venus Williams Shows She's Not Done Yet at Wimbledon

This isn't the 37-year-old's last chance at a major title, but it's unlikely she'll have a better shot at winning a Slam than she does right now.
Lindsay Gibbs
7.12.17
Tennis

John McEnroe Says Serena is "Best Female Player Ever," Reheats Dumb Debate

McEnroe isn't wrong about Serena Williams, but that doesn't mean he's right.
Patrick Hruby
6.26.17
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