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February 27th, 2010

Venus Williams Wins Acapulco; Skipping Indian Wells Up Next

Williams will now take a three-week break from the tour as she is not in the draw at Monterrey, Mexico this week, and annually skips the two-week Indian Wells event since 2001 when her sister and father branded the event and California fans racists after they booed the sisters when Venus defaulted five minutes prior to a scheduled semifinal match against Serena, and booed Serena in the final. The sisters’ father, Richard, says he heard racists comments during the final.

Posted by Jeremy Davis @ 11:09 pm in Tennis | 10 Comments »

March 17th, 2009

Father of Venus and Serena to Marry Woman His Daughters’ Age

Richard Williams, the father of American tennis-carrying sisters Venus and Serena Williams, has announced he will be married following the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami — to a woman the approximate age of his daughters. ADHEREL The 67-year-old Williams plans to marry 30-year-old Lakeisha Graham in early April. Williams have been divorced from his former [...]

Posted by Staff @ 4:12 pm in Tennis | 24 Comments »

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