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  1. us open
    Umpires Are Considering Refusing to Officiate Serena Williams’s MatchesThis is just the latest alleged penalty the tennis legend is facing for the U.S. Open controversy.
  2. games
    After the U.S. Open, Maybe We Should Just Abolish Umps?The upside of human referees is almost nonexistent, but the downside is the possibility of Serena vs. Ramos.
  3. memes in the making
    Meryl Streep Was in the Crowd at the U.S. Open and She Was Wonderful in ItNovak Djokovic won the men’s finals, but nobody beats Meryl.
  4. us open
    Serena Williams Fined $17,000 After U.S. Open Referee ControversyShe received code violations that have been decried as sexist and unfair.
  5. us open
    There Were No Winners in Serena Williams’s Devastating U.S. Open LossA sexist officiating controversy made it so no one was happy with the game’s outcome — not even Naomi Osaka, who won.
  6. tennis outfit court
    A Brief (and Frustrating) History of People Policing Women’s Tennis OutfitsSerena Williams’s all-black bodysuit was recently banned from the French Open.
  7. on the court
    Virgil Abloh Says He’s Inspired by Andre Agassi’s Tennis StyleAren’t we all?
  8. the catsuit
    Billie Jean King Slams French Open for Banning Serena Williams’s ‘Catsuit’French Open officials told Serena Williams she can’t wear her all-black catsuit again, out of “respect.”
  9. the perfect candle
    The Perfect Candle for Tennis LoversOtherland’s “Matchpoint” candle is like drinking cucumber water in a tennis-ball store.
  10. The Sports Miracle Named SerenaShe’s 37 years old and occupying a nearly unprecedented role in professional athletics. Go see her play at the U.S. Open—you’ll be very glad you did.
  11. look book
    The Future Tennis Stars of New YorkThe Look Book goes to the John McEnroe Tennis Academy.
  12. world class athletes
    Serena Williams Calls Constant Drug Testing ‘Discrimination’“Out of all the players it’s been proven I’m the one getting tested the most.”
  13. sports
    Angelique Kerber Beats Serena Williams to Win WimbledonWilliams said after the match that she was playing for “all the mums out there.”
  14. hmm
    Serena Williams Shuts Down Bizarre, Sexist Question From ReporterBill Simons asked Williams about Donald Trump’s suggestion that she was intimidated by Maria Sharapova’s looks.
  15. trailer mix
    HBO’s Being Serena Trailer: Serena Williams Is Not Done With Tennis Yet, FoolsGOAT.
  16. dates
    Emma Stone and Billie Jean King Had a Great Time Together at the U.S. OpenStone should return the favor with an invite to the Oscars.
  17. us open
    Sloane Stephens’s Post-Win Smiles at the U.S. Open Will Warm Your HeartHappiness is contagious. Especially Sloane Stephens’s happiness.
  18. tennis
    It’s an All-American Women’s Semifinal at U.S. Open for First Time in DecadesVenus Williams leads a surging pack of Americans at Flushing Meadows.
  19. It’s an All-American Women’s Semifinal at U.S. Open for First Time in DecadesVenus Williams leads a surging pack of Americans at Flushing Meadows.
  20. fashion
    Pharrell Williams Releases a Tennis Collection With AdidasInspired by tennis superstars from the 1970s.
  21. from the archives
    Revisiting Nora Ephron on the Artifice of the ‘Battle of the Sexes’Ephron’s 1973 New York piece, “Bobby Riggs, the Lady-Killer,” displays her deadly aim and clear-eyed skepticism.
  22. wellness theories
    Shania Twain on Working Out, Drinking Smoothies, and Smearing Sugar on Her FaceHow the Canadian diva does wellness.
  23. For the First Time Since 2009, an American Man Will Play in Grand Slam SemifinalWith his upset of Andy Murray, American Sam Querrey has reached the first Grand Slam semifinal of his career.
  24. battle of the sexes
    Emma Stone Discusses Battle of the Sexes’ Parallels to Trump’s Election“It still feels like we’re in a bad dream.”
  25. battle of the sexes
    Emma Stone Discusses Battle of the Sexes’ Parallels to Trump’s Election“It still feels like we’re in a bad dream.”
  26. everyday sexism
    French Tennis Player Gropes Female Reporter on Live TVHe held her around the neck and tried to kiss her multiple times.
  27. Serena Williams Responds to Tennis Player’s Racist Remark About Her Pregnancy“This world has come so far and yet we have so much further to go.”
  28. loud sex
    This Tennis Match Was Interrupted by the Sounds of Some Very Loud SexLoud sex happens.
  29. coming soon
    Emma Stone, Steve Carell’s Tennis Biopic Battle of the Sexes Gets Fall ReleaseEmma Stone is the Billie Jean King to Steve Carell’s Bobby Riggs in a movie about the famed 1973 match.
  30. Serena Williams Asks Reporter to Apologize After Dissing Her Winning Performance“That wasn’t very kind. You should apologize.”
  31. who run the world (girls)
    Tennis Star Madison Keys Wants to Change the World, One Girl at a TimeMadison Keys has a new passion off the court.
  32. super cuts
    This Tennis Star Chopped Her Hair Mid-Match Because It Was Getting in Her WayGuess she was fresh out of bobby pins.
  33. tennis anyone?
    Amazon Greenlights Novak Djokovic DocuseriesIt will follow Djokovic during his 2017 season.
  34. The Making of America’s Next Great Tennis Talent, in Two Very Different LabsTaylor Fritz and Frances Tiafoe are the future of the sport, but their pasts couldn’t be more different.
  35. 4 Ways One Photoshopper Made Olympic Tennis Even More InterestingTennis looks a lot more fun in outer space.
  36. 2016 olympics
    Monica Puig Wins First Olympic Gold Medal for Puerto RicoPuig won the women’s singles tournament in tennis.
  37. money in the bank
    Serena Williams’s Wimbledon Prize Is About $380,000 Less, Thanks to BrexitBlame it on the lowered value of the pound.
  38. the greatest of all time
    Serena Williams Wins Yet Another Wimbledon ChampionshipWilliams won her 22nd Grand Slam title at the Wimbledon women’s final.
  39. the greatest of all time
    Serena Williams Prefers to Be Known As One of the Greatest Athletes of All Time“One of the greatest female athletes”? Nah.
  40. sports
    Five-Time Wimbledon Champion Venus Williams Calls Out Tournament Sexism“I just want equality for men’s and women’s matches.”
  41. Who at Nike Thought a Babydoll Dress Would Be Easy to Play Tennis In?Equal prize money first, better dresses next?
  42. Maria Sharapova Banned From Tennis for Two Years After Failing a Drug TestThe world’s highest paid female athlete said she would appeal the decision.
  43. Serena Williams on the Gender Pay Gap in Sports: We Have a Lot of Work to DoIn a new interview with Glamour.
  44. casting couch
    Angry Actor Shia LaBeouf Is Playing Angry Tennis Star John McEnroePerfect casting, really.
  45. foot in mouth syndrome
    Rich Dudes Really Can’t Stop Saying Offensive Stuff About Women’s TennisA big year for tennis gaffes. 
  46. first looks
    See Stone and Carell in Battle of the Sexes ShotIt’s one of many projects about Billie Jean King and Bobby Riggs.
  47. can u not
    Tennis CEO Free to Return to the Year 1965 After Quitting Over Sexist CommentsPissing off Serena probably didn’t help either.
  48. helpful suggestions
    Male Tennis Champ Would Like to Undo Equal PayWhere’s the Imodium for verbal diarrhea?
  49. can u not
    Man Time Travels From 1965 to Share Cool Opinion About Women Tennis PlayersAnd oh did Serena Williams let him have it.
  50. wellness theories
    Tennis’s Best-Dressed Star on Steak and Stella McCartneyCaroline Wozniacki takes a break from working out twice a day to talk about her fitness secrets.
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