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The NBA’s Investigation of Robert Sarver Reveals More Abusive Behavior in Sports

An investigation’s finding that Robert Sarver used racist and sexist language as owner of the Phoenix Suns and Mercury is another exhausting entry to the list of sports figures using their power...

The Audacity of Big Foe

Frances Tiafoe’s rise has been the talk of the U.S. Open, but his path to the pros is difficult to follow for other young Black men hoping for a career in tennis.Frances...

The Void Serena Williams Left in Tennis Doesn’t Need to Be Filled

Tennis has long thrived on singular stars, no one bigger than Serena Williams. But perhaps women’s tennis doesn’t need one big name to be interesting.Serena Williams is gone from the game; at...

From Start to Finish, Venus and Serena Williams Always Had Each Other

Since the Williams sisters first burst into tennis in the 1990s, their legacy has been tied to one another. They will play doubles in perhaps the final tournament of their careers.The Williams...

Serena Williams Brought New Fans to Tennis. Are You One of Them?

Part of Williams’s legacy can be seen in the stands of her matches, where the spectators are among tennis’s most diverse.Tell us about your experience watching Serena Williams play in the form...

Can a Tennis Player Share His Heart, and Courts, With Pickleball?

Our columnist grew up playing competitive tennis on Seattle courts that are now caught in the middle of a turf war with pickleball. He took up a paddle to see what all...

Serena Williams Will Retire Tennis Just as She Played — on Her Own Terms

Williams brought her own distinctive flair to tennis, challenging norms that governed fashion, power, decorum, race and gender. By being herself, Williams’s reach far exceeded the game.She is a symbol. A persona....

‘Why Do I Have to Work Twice as Hard Just to Get Noticed?’

Sylvia Fowles has been as dominant on the court as Sue Bird, but only one of them is a household name, our columnist writes.Sylvia Fowles is one of the most successful American...

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