Shyam Tennis

“Being who I am, a black woman playing tennis, I think I’ve opened a lot of doors for others to see themselves in the sport”

Serena Williams feels her rise to the top of world tennis has motivated many black people to make their mark in the sport. The legendary American player has been a vocal ambassador for diversity over the years and is even pushing the importance of diversity through her entrepreneurial venture, Serena Ventures. However, she does not …

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“Canada Refuses Visas for Certain Nationalities, Hand-On Racism” – Tennis fans react to Victoria Azarenka’s 2022 Canadian Open visa rejection

Due to the non-approval of the visa, the former world number 1 Victoria Azarenka was forced to withdraw from the Canadian Open 2022 yesterday. This issue appears to be a case of history repeating itself as 20th-ranked Belarus also missed out on the Wimbledon Championships in June following a ban on Russian and Belarusian players …

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How Serena Williams is on her way to becoming the first billionaire sportswoman

Serena Williams led the rankings not only on the tennis courts, but also on the list of the greatest female athletes in the world. With the level of growth her brand, personal ventures and businesses have seen, Williams may be on her way to becoming the first female sportsperson to become a billionaire. “How did …

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“The US Open was a fluke, very often in women’s tennis; if she stays in the Top-100 this year, that will be a great result”

Emma Răducanu’s progress at Citi Open 2022 was cut short in the quarterfinals when she fell to Ludmilla Samsonova in straight sets on Friday. Facing the unseeded Russian in a very late night match, the Briton looked good for short spells of the game but eventually fell 6(6)-7, 1-6 . With the loss, Răducanu’s subpar …

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