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Serena Backs U.S. Women In Soccer Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

Serena Backs U.S. Women In Soccer Gender Discrimination Lawsuit

All 28 members of the United States squad were named as plaintiffs in federal court in Los Angeles on International Women’s Day Serena Williams and other prominent American tennis players past and present on Friday expressed support for a lawsuit filed by the U.S. women’s national soccer team against their federation that alleges gender discrimination in wages […]

Roger And Serena To Battle On The Court For The First Time

Roger And Serena  To Battle On The Court For The First Time

Roger Federer and Serena Williams are set to kick off 2019 in an unprecedented, once-in-a-lifetime way. The tennis legends will meet on the court for the first time in a mixed doubles match Tuesday between Switzerland and the U.S. at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia. The hotly anticipated event is already being billed as “Federer vs. […]

I Don’t Cheat To Win, I Would Rather Lose – The Serena -Naomi Controversy

I Don’t Cheat To Win, I Would Rather Lose – The Serena -Naomi Controversy

The Women’s Tennis Association has weighed in on the controversial U.S. Open one-game penalty against Serena Williams, saying she was not treated the same way a male player would have been during her argument with an umpire. The International Tennis Federation, the governing body of world tennis, quickly defended chair umpire Carlos Ramos of Portugal […]

Serena Williams’ Unapologetic Greatness

Serena Williams’ Unapologetic Greatness

Serena Williams’ accomplishments “I love making history,” Serena Williams told Harper’s Bazaar UK. Even though she lost to Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon 2018, her tennis ranking has soared back to 26th in the world, up from 183rd in June. But rankings aside, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone disagreeing that she’s one of tennis’s greatest […]

Serena Williams Almost Died After Giving Birth – Now, She Wants To Help Other Women

Serena Williams Almost Died After Giving Birth – Now, She Wants To Help Other Women

Serena Williams knows she’s lucky to be alive. The tennis superstar, who welcomed daughter Alexis Olympia almost six months ago, is once again opening up about the terrifying complications she experienced after giving birth, this time in an essay for CNN Opinion. “I almost died after giving birth to my daughter, Olympia. Yet I consider myself fortunate,” Williams wrote […]

LOUD WHISPERS: Five Things That Made Me Happy Last Week

LOUD WHISPERS: Five Things That Made Me Happy Last Week

There is always so much bad news locally and internationally, one cannot help but be jaded by it all. Everyday there is someone who has been murdered, raped, kidnapped. Money has been looted (with looters conveniently not found or walking free), accidents happen on death traps which pass for roads, people waste away due to […]

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

Serena Williams Wrote A Kickass Letter About Sexism In Sports (And Beyond)

Serena Williams wrote a powerful open letter “to all incredible women who strive for excellence” about gender and sexism for the December issue of Porter magazine. In the letter, which was part of the Incredible Women of 2016 issue reprinted by the Guardian, the powerhouse athlete wrote about her dreams of being the best tennis player in the […]

Serena Williams Upset At US Open

Serena Williams Upset At US Open

For the second straight year, Serena Williams was upset in the US Open semifinals. Whereas the American was defeated by crafty veteran Roberta Vinci 12 months ago to end hopes of a rare calendar-year slam, an ailing Williams lost to big-hitting Karolina Pliskova 6-2 7-6 (7-5) on Thursday in New York. She’ll thus have to […]

CEO Lessons From Serena Williams

CEO Lessons From Serena Williams

Successful businesses — those that continually improve and produce consistent results — share more in common with high-performance athletes than you might think. To create lasting growth, both must consistently outperform their competition and produce winning results. With any truly remarkable business, entrepreneur or athlete, creativity, discipline and productivity aligns into a force that is […]

The Mindset Of A Champion

The Mindset Of A Champion

After winning her Wimbledon semifinal match on Thursday, July 7, Serena Williams was asked what it meant to reach three major tennis finals in a row. “For anyone else in this whole planet, it would be a wonderful accomplishment,” she said. “For me, it’s not enough. But I think that’s what makes me different.” She […]

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