February 27th, 2010
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.
March 17th, 2009
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 [...]