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Women Crush Wednesday: Serena Williams
by Moving Down the Right Track
posted September 11, 2014 at 12:23pm

It’s been a while since my last post and I have recently been inspired!! Since I’ve decided to start on a wednesday… AKA Women Crush Wednesday I have to do my all-time favorite athlete SERENA WILLIAMS!!! So this past weekend she won he...more

Maria Sharapova Graces the Cover of NET-A-PORTER’S “The Edit” Magazine
by A Glam Slam
posted August 23, 2014 at 12:21pm

Maria Sharapova fronts the latest issue of The Edit, a magazine from online luxury fashion retailer, Net-A-Porter. She’s the first athlete to grace the cover. Within the featured article, “Holding Court,” the tennis star opens up about h...more

Vote on Heather Watson's U.S. Open Tennis Bag Design from Joy Gryson
by A Glam Slam
posted August 8, 2014 at 4:12pm

Heather Watson has enlisted the help of fans to choose her Joy Gryson tennis bag for the upcoming U.S. Open. The designer has developed a bespoke bag style, featuring three possible color ways. Fans can play the role of stylist, decidi...more

Andy Murray makes bold decision to hire Amélie Mauresmo as coach
by Pretty Tough
posted June 10, 2014 at 9:11pm

British tennis star Andy Murray, who has been without a coach since March of this year, just announced he is hiring former world No. 1 Amélie Mauresmo. Only two weeks away from the start of Wimbledon, the defending champion surprised the ...more

Advantage: Ball Girls
by Pretty Tough
posted June 1, 2014 at 9:38am

Ever wonder how those kids running for balls on the tennis court during a tourney got such a great gig? If you have a good throwing arm, are quick on your feet and  have a thorough understanding of the game of tennis, you can...more

Using Sport To Make A Difference
by Marissa Kastanek
posted May 21, 2014 at 12:03am

Coach For College is a program that allows American college athletes to help teach/coach academics and sports to under privileged Vietnamese youth. I will take you on the trip and encourage you to make a difference in someone's life....more

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

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