Serena Williams hints she might not be done with tennis

Don’t pull a Tom Brady, we’re begging you!Image: Getty Images We never get to say goodbye anymore. We’re not even a week out from the US Open, or two weeks out from what was a pretty signature last match for Serena Williams. Oh sure, it was the third round, and we don’t identify Serena with … Read more

Serena Williams dances to Lil Nas X during Vogue rehearsal at New York Fashion Week 

Serena Williams was seen grooving to some lively beats by Lil Nas X as she rehearsed her appearance at New York Fashion Week. Williams, who bid farewell to tennis after her US Open stint, seemed to take her retirement in stride as she enjoyed the new beginnings. The American tennis star danced to Lil Nax … Read more

Carlos Alcaraz ends Frances Tiafoe’s run, makes U.S. Open final

Carlos Alcarazphoto: Getty Images The US Open could’ve fizzled out after Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal lost. Casual fans are conditioned to look for those four names when following a Grand Slam. While we weren’t watching for Williams’ pursuit of her 24th Slam, we were still watching for Serena. The men’s bracket was more of … Read more

ICYMI: “It’s been a joy watching greatness!”

Derek Jeter was among the millions of admirers who paid tribute to Serena Williams after the American icon upheld her decision to step away from tennis. Jeter, a bonafide legend himself, left a concise yet heartfelt message for Williams after her second-round US Open loss to Anett Kontaveit. It’s been a joy watching greatness! Congratulations … Read more

WTA bafflingly holding Finals in anti-abortion Texas

Image: AP The WTA, the most successful professional league in the history of women’s sports, announced at the start of Week 2 of the US Open that this year’s WTA Finals tournament will be held in Fort Worth, Texas. Last week, we have been all served at the US Serena Williams’ last match at 40. … Read more

Margaret Court takes a shot at Serena Williams

Margaret Court just couldn’t help taking the shot at Serena.Image: Getty Images Most of the time, feminists are feminism’s biggest problem. It’s why Margaret Court has chosen this moment to hate on Serena Williams. Because like tennis, feminism is/was supposed to be something just for white women. The Australian tennis “great” — and I use … Read more

Plenty of sports excitement despite the lack of NFL football

Storm rising.Image: Getty Images Usually, the best sports weekends happen in October. A few days of dramatic playoff baseball, a good old-fashioned upset Saturday in college football followed by a championship boutand then a dizzying Redzone Witching Hour on Sunday. Labor Day weekend is usually a tune-up before the sports calendar is off to the … Read more

“From a young age I remember seeing them with their dad”

For Ajla Tomljanovic, who defeated Serena Williams in the third round of the US Open on Friday, her earliest memories of Serena and Venus Williams feature their dad Richard Williams and the bond they shared. Tomljanovic upset a packed Arthur Ashe Stadium on Friday by putting an end to the 40-year-old’s US Open campaign with … Read more

Serena Williams amazing career comes to an end at US Open

Serena Williams bids farewell to the sport she dominated for so longphoto: Getty Images The first time I wrote “professionally” about Serena Williams, back when Bleacher Report was still an onslaught of slideshows, I called her overrated. I was just out of college, and my terrible, awful, horrendous take was she didn’t win as much … Read more

Serena Williams advances at U.S. Open

Serena Williams knocks off the No. 2 seed to stave off retirementphoto: Getty Images It is obviously going to take a brave woman to stare down Serena Williams at Ashe Stadium, where 24,000 (minus the handful they have in their player’s box) will be backing the legend to keep her career alive for just a … Read more