Tennis

9.12.19

How the Hell Did the Brock Turner Judge Get a Job as a Girls Tennis Coach? This Community Wants Answers

Judge Persky was recalled after giving the sexual assailant six months in jail. A community just pushed him out of his new gig.

9.5.19

I Watch Serena Williams Work Her Ass Off to Do Literally Any of My Own Work

If she can win 23 Grand Slam titles, perhaps I can sit down to write, say, 1,000 words.

9.11.18

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.

8.30.18

Nick Kyrgios Melts Down, Gets Pep Talk From Chair Umpire

Kyrgios is playing Pierre-Hugues Herbert at the U.S. Open, and decided to become a real baby-man about it.

8.29.18

Serena Williams' Outfits Are Not the Issue for Tennis—It's Her Blackness

Serena Williams has spent her career dominating professional tennis, but also navigating the intrinsic racism of having a Black body in a traditionally white space.

7.16.18

Wimbledon Housekeepers Say Their Pay Is So Low They Have to Eat Discarded Food

Some members of the catering staff make "well below" what is considered an acceptable living wage in London.

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5.30.18

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.

1.24.18

Tennys Sandgren Lashes Out at Media for Dragging Up His Twitter History

Sandgren has cozied up to some pretty reprehensible characters on Twitter, and tweeted some pretty reprehensible things himself.

10.9.17

What Life Is Like at 'Disneyland for Athletes'

Nico Mejia and Emiliana Arango takes us inside Florida's IMG Academy, where elite teenage athletes have access to high-class amenities and staffs dedicated to ensuring they're ready for a career in pro sports.

9.13.17

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.

7.19.17

The Cult: Roger Federer

Our society has lost all perspective when it comes to the importance we place on athletes. But with Roger Federer and his godlike tennis, perhaps we're not far off.

7.16.17

Roger Federer Becomes First Man to Win Eight Wimbledon Titles

Not to mention the first man to reach 19 Grand Slam titles.

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