Tag Archives: Serena Williams

Serena is greatest female tennis player of Open Era – bbc.com

May 17, 2017

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  Photo Credit: Google Images CHECK OUT THE STORY:     http://www.bbc.com/sport/tennis/38802221   You may also wish to check out the following old stories https://emotanafricana.com/2014/09/11/comments-on-huffposts-watch-serena-williams-at-age-11-adorably-predict-her-greatness-tola-adenle/ http://www.forbes.com/sites/allenstjohn/2014/09/07/why-serena-williams-is-now-the-greatest-american-tennis-player-ever/ https://emotanafricana.com/2017/01/28/tennis-history-made-as-williams-sisters-play-aussie-singles-finals-with-serena-claiming-open-era-most-singles-titles-tola-adenle/    

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Milestone: “Down on one knee/He said 4 words/And …” Serena said Yes! Love in the air for tennis Queen

December 29, 2016

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    Source: http://www.bbc.com/news/world-us-canada-38464603 THURSDAY, DECEMBER 29, 2016. 9:50 p.m. [GMT]

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Serena for SI’s 2015 Sportsman: Someone shouldn’t be punished because we’ve grown to expect it of them – Andy Roddick

November 25, 2015

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  Roddick, in one of his leave-everything-on-the-court returns during his career. Credit: Google Images/ correctionwasgood.wordpress.com   People will talk about the dominance—I don’t think anyone would argue that on her best day she is the best women’s player of all time … In 2006, Serena’s ranking dropped near No. 100. And I remember thinking, she’s […]

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Andy Roddick On The Ugly Truth Behind How We Treat Serena Williams – Justin Block/Huffington Post

September 4, 2015

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Serena has been unfairly attacked over the years. “To see her come from the 10-year-old with beads in her hair — I mean [expletive], just to see her become just this complete icon and the best female athlete of all time. I love the respect she’s getting this week in the lead-up too. She has […]

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“I’d like other people to be like me”: Serena’s innocent prediction at 11 becomes more astounding with yet another milestone – Tola Adenle

July 17, 2015

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Serena’s new milestone ranking which shows her more than doubling Number Two Sharapova’s points – she has 13,161 points to Maria’s 6,490 points on the WTA’s Leaderboard – proves to be right on the mark with what the precocious and supremely-confident-in-herself spunky Little Lady predicted at age eleven when asked which player she’d like to […]

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A College look for Serena? – Tola Adenle

November 19, 2014

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College in the 70s, anyone? Above is the look that Serena dons for the year-end exhibition trip she and fellow tennis star, Anna Ivanovic, are playing in Denmark today. Check out a very relaxed Serena and the amiable Anna enjoy themselves at Denmark in a sort of whistle-stop game as other stars of the Women’s […]

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Strange Scene At Wimbledon As A ‘Dizzy, Disoriented’ Serena Williams Is Forced To Withdraw From Doubles – Business Insider

July 2, 2014

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      WEDNESDAY, JULY 2, 2014.  4:25 a.m. [GMT]  

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Re-coronation of Sharapova: From the ridiculous to the absurd, and to the downright untruth, sports commentators & writers trudge on – Tola Adenle

June 6, 2014

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Even before Li Na and Serena got out of Paris for their deserved losses, before the next group of ranked players got booted out, you could SEE – not feel – it coming: that Maria Sharapova was EXPECTED to win this year’s French Open.       Why does genius businessman,billionaire, philanthropist and the world’s […]

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Serena going back to Indian Wells after being humiliated out is the right thing to do – Tola Adenle

January 24, 2014

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I cannot help but state here what I’ve made public in other public medium: that the tennis establishment owes the Williamses a world of thanks because they showed the world that people do not need tons of money for tennis academy training to produce champions, and thereby brought hundreds of not just new players from […]

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June 1 – June 30, 2013 stats on emotanafricana.com, including the first 750+ single-day readership – Tola Adenle

July 1, 2013

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Last month was a milestone period on more than one front for this blog:  it beat the old record of three hundred and ninety (390) readership on a single day by miles when it recorded seven hundred and fifty-nine (759) readership from Saturday June 22.  There were other high readership days, including a mid-600s and […]

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