Venus Williams

Two Famous Pairs Of Tennis Playing Siblings Crash Out

The Huffington Post | Graeme Demianyk | Posted 08.08.2016 | UK

Drama in the tennis as two famous tennis families failed to progress at the Rio Games on Sunday. Great Britain’s Andy and Jamie Murray went out in t...

Why We Need to Celebrate Women in Sport

Kate Wyver | Posted 12.07.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Kate Wyver

Female bodies are often portrayed as an inconvenience, with Williams' nipples showing through her tight Nike top drawing more attention than her game play over the course of the tournament. Similarly we're told that young girls are distracting to schoolboys, as if that's our problem rather than theirs. Sport helps us build self confidence that society does so much to destroy.

Serena Williams Is My Hero!

Martyn Stewart | Posted 11.07.2016 | UK Sport
Martyn Stewart

Perception is everything. First of all, don't jump on me for not using the word 'heroine' in the title. I know some will, but playing the politically correct game of appeasement by referencing Serena's gender is missing the point. An argument pitting men and women against each other in a battle for equality and respect is not what this is about.

Serena Williams Could Destroy Her Sister Venus' Record At Wimbledon

The Huffington Post UK | Eve Hartley | Posted 30.06.2015 | UK Sport

Play has begun upon the grass courts of Wimbledon at the oldest grand slam in tennis. The soaring British heatwave is making players sweat as tempe...

Indian Tennis: Pin Your Hopes on Saketh Myneni

Monica Sarkar | Posted 25.01.2015 | UK Sport
Monica Sarkar

So will the CTL transform Indian tennis? Myneni believes it could do, given time.

One Year of Sportswomen

Anna Edwards | Posted 09.11.2014 | UK Sport
Anna Edwards

As we head towards our first anniversary, Sportswomen returned to the all new Sky Sports News HQ studio for a third series today at the new time of 11.30am. This series of the show promises to showcase the very best in women's' sport and there couldn't be a better time for us to return! This summer produced some of the best ever results in women's sport and we're excited to be able to celebrate key successes.

Buzz Off! Bee Terrorises Date-Krumm And Williams

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 02.09.2014 | UK Sport

Venus Williams and first-round opponent Kimiko Date-Krumm were terrorised by a pesky bee at the US Open on Monday. Even the ball boys and girls wer...

Venus Williams' Naked ESPN Cover: Why I Can't Stop Looking At That Magnificent Bum

Brogan Driscoll | Posted 09.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Brogan Driscoll

From warrior-like to more slender, ESPN champions the various physiques of athletes from different disciplines. And there's no question to which category Venus falls into. The former no.1 seed and seven-time Grand Slam champion is known for her strength and speed - she has the fastest serve ever recorded by a woman at 129mph - is ferocious on court and has a body to die for.

WATCH: Williams Sisters Crash Out Of French Open (VIDEO)

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 29.05.2014 | UK Sport

Serena Williams' demise turned the ripples into shockwaves at a French Open full of surprises as Maria Sharapova assumed the mantle of title favourite...

Out Of This World

The Huffington Post UK/PA | Posted 13.05.2013 | UK Sport

Laura Robson brushed aside an injury-hit Venus Williams 6-3 6-2 to set up a second round meeting with the American's sister Serena at the Internaziona...

Rugby's Ben and Tom Youngs and Other Great Siblings in Sport

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 01.07.2013 | UK Sport
Ben Whitmarsh

In no particular order, here are a group of people that probably made their parents and grandparents sob many a bucket's worth over the years...

Pictures Of The Day: 11th January 2013

Elliot Wagland, Tahira Mirza, Matthew Tucker | Posted 15.01.2013 | UK

The Huffington Post pictures of the day brings you the very best images from around the world chosen by our own photo editors, Elliot Wagland, Matthew...

Andy Murray To Take On Roger Federer At Wimbledon In Singles Final (PICTURES)

PA/Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK Sport

Murray mania returned to Wimbledon as fans braved morning downpours to see the Scot try to take double gold for Team GB. The 25-year-old will take ...

We'll Miss You Venus! 20 Terrific Shots Of Ms Williams As She Crashes Out Of Wimbledon

Huffington Post UK | Sara C Nelson | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK

Bling: Venus Williams modestly wears earrings emblazoned with her name Venus Williams has crashed out of Wimbledon in the first round for the firs...

GALLERY: Venus Dumped Out On Day One Of Wimbledon

The Huffington Post UK | Samuel Luckhurst | Posted 25.06.2012 | UK Sport

Venus Williams has been dumped out of Wimbledon in the first round by Russian Elena Vesnina. The five-time champions was beaten 6-1 6-3 by the 25-y...

New Balls Please!

Posted 22.06.2012 | Home

There are quite a few sore heads at Huff Post HQ today after last night's official pre Wimbledon party. We mingled with the likes of Mollie Kin...