With No Serena In Sight, Venus Williams Is A Win Away From The Wimbledon Final

One sad thing about excellence is that it’s easily eclipsed by outright transcendence: Seven majors is a clump next to a historic heap of 23; 92-18 on grass is wild, but 95-12 is even better; five Wimbledons is fewer than seven. But Serena Williams’s pregnancy left a vacuum at the top of the women’s tour, and her…

ESPN Sued By Tennis Broadcaster Fired Over Venus Williams Remark

Tennis broadcaster Doug Adler, who didn’t return to ESPN’s Australian Open broadcast after commenting on Venus Williams’s “gorilla” or “guerrilla” style of play—that’s the big question here—has sued ESPN and two ESPN executives in charge of tennis broadcasts in Los Angeles Superior Court, alleging wrongful…

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