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2014 Australian Open Fashion Trends
by A Glam Slam
posted January 28, 2014 at 12:12pm

The 2014 tennis season is underway and players colored the courts in Melbourne for the year’s first Grand Slam. The Australian Open marked the debut of a new crop of designs from apparel companies. The game’s stars were styled in vibrant hues ...more

Five sets, grunting, consistency and other "women's issues" at the Australian Open
by Off The Court
posted January 25, 2014 at 1:38pm

When it comes to women’s rights, tennis is the New Zealand of the sporting world. It was the first to see equality in prize money, well before other big dollar pro sports which still insist on putting women in the back seat (literally). On the cour...more

Serena and Sharapova Make Early Exits
by Sarah Hallett
posted January 19, 2014 at 11:26pm

Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova make early exits from Melbourne, while Victoria Azarenka moves closer to a third Australian title....more

Serena Williams poses in sports bras for underwear company Berlei
by A Glam Slam
posted January 17, 2014 at 2:06pm

Prior to hitting the court for the first Grand Slam of the 2014 season, Serena Williams utilized her time down under to shoot a new fashion campaign. The tennis star serves as a brand ambassador for Australian underwear company, Berlei. The latest sh...more

2014 Australian Open Tennis Twitter Party
by Pretty Tough
posted January 13, 2014 at 2:08pm

The Golden Globes may be over but the Australian Open is just beginning. To make your job of tracking the ladies playing in Melbourne easier, we’ve compiled a list of top tennis Twitter accounts. Keep up with all the action, see what the players are...more

Serena On the Brink of 18th Grand Slam
by Sarah Hallett
posted January 12, 2014 at 1:11pm

Serena Williams will look to claim her 18th Grand Slam title as the Australian Open begins in Melbourne....more

Is It Worth It: Her Choice
by SportyEsquire
posted December 12, 2013 at 9:02pm

Last week, I published the first of part of this two-part series on the utility of women’s sports programs in college.  In part I, I reached the conclusion that, for the institutions, the value in women’s sports, in the form of institut...more

It's not Just Incognito
by SportyEsquire
posted November 8, 2013 at 9:29pm

Racism in Women's Sports...more

Serena Williams Caps off Career Year with Win at WTA Championship
by Sarah Hallett
posted October 27, 2013 at 5:40pm

Serena Williams won her fourth WTA Championship and eleventh title of the year with a win over Li Na....more

Battle of the Sexes Puzzler: Throw the match to pay a debt? If Riggs had won, he would have gotten $100K in prize money
by Fair Game News
posted September 21, 2013 at 8:16pm

By Laura Pappano Exactly 40 years ago, over 30,000 spectators filled the Houston Astrodome and 50 million more tuned in on TV to watch “The Battle of the Sexes.” Billie Jean King, a 29-year-old who would be #1 in the world for five years (wi...more

Sports History Files: Billie Jean King in the arena, Part 2
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted September 19, 2013 at 9:23am

Tweet This week I’m devoting this blog to a three-part retrospective on Billie Jean King, who defeated Bobby Riggs in “The Battle of the Sexes” on Sept. 20, 1973. I’m particularly interested in her enduring public persona and how ...more

Sports History Files: Billie Jean King in the arena, Part 1
by Wendy Parker's Extracurriculars
posted September 16, 2013 at 8:03pm

Tweet This week I’m devoting this blog to a three-part retrospective on Billie Jean King, who defeated Bobby Riggs in “The Battle of the Sexes” on Sept. 20, 1973. I’m particularly interested in her enduring public persona and how ...more

Serena Wins A Hard Fought 5th U.S. Open Title
by Sarah Hallett
posted September 8, 2013 at 8:24pm

Serena Williams battled for nearly three hours against Victoria Azarenka before finally prevailing with her 17th Grand Slam title....more

The Power of 100%
by Marissa Kastanek
posted September 6, 2013 at 9:32am

"Hard work beats talent when talent doesn't work hard." Kevin Durant. Giving 100% at every given moment will allow success at many levels. Coaches can see when an athlete leaves everything on the field of play and that is a key when recruiting....more

Old-School Tennis Stars Can't Let Go
by SportBlogger
posted September 2, 2013 at 11:58am

Old-School Tennis Stars Can't Let Go The problem with veteran tennis players is that they can’t separate themselves from the past. They still have the agony-of-defeat mentality in the press box, but it just doesn’t translate to today&rsquo...more

Serena Williams Defeats Sloane Stephens, Moves onto Quarters of U.S. Open
by Sarah Hallett
posted September 2, 2013 at 12:39am

Serena Williams looks to claim her 17th grand slam title as she cruises into the second week of play at the U.S. Open....more

Maria Sharapova Launches “Sugarpova Accessory Collection” With Henri Bendel
by A Glam Slam
posted August 21, 2013 at 9:26am

Maria Sharapova is using her flair for fashion and her savvy business sense to build upon on the success of her “Sugarpova” candy brand. The tennis star has unveiled the “Sugarpova Accessory Collection,” offered exclusively at...more

Retirement: When is the right time?
by SportBlogger
posted August 18, 2013 at 3:17pm

I don't care what sport commentators and viewers say, unless you're a professional athlete, only a player knows when the right time is to retire.Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli presented sad news to those around the world who adore her - She's leaving ...more

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