The Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, one of the biggest favorites to win gold for the US., lost in their first round of women’s doubles while competing in the Rio 2016 Olympics.
The sisters won the women’s doubles title in 2000, 2008 and 2012, but were defeated in the first round by the Czech team of Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova.
Seeded first at the tournament, the Americans were beaten 6-3 6-4 in 93 minutes.
This defeat capped a couple of miserable days for older sibling Venus, who was dumped out of the singles draw in the first round by Belgium’s Kirsten Flipkens. Continue reading
What’s up with Serena William‘s big, bold and bushy eyebrows at this year’s French Open?
Williams is in the midsts of a great match against Victoria Azarenka, but it’s the attack of the eyebrows that’s getting all the attention!
Bradley Cooper showing up in the Royal Box to watch the Gentlemen’s Singles Final match during the 2014 Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships on Sunday at the All England Lawn Tennis & Croquet Club in London, England.
Also in attendance sporting matching facial hair was Hugh Jackman with his wife Deborra-Lee Furness.
“What a privilege to have been @Wimbledon this year …. and to witness this incredible moment!!!” Hugh wrote on his Instagram account of Novak Djokovic‘s second win at the tournament. Continue reading
Novak Djokovic of Serbia slams and breaks his racket during his match against Rafael Nadal of Spain in the men’s final at the U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. Maybe a new rule that insists players use the abused racket for at least that game?