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‘Racist’ Australian cartoon of Serena Williams sparks outrage online

Social media users and US media slammed an editorial cartoon of Serena Williams, saying it resembles “Jim Crow caricatures.” The Australian cartoonist and a Melbourne newspaper have doubled down in defending the drawing.Australian cartoonist Mark Knight defended his depiction of tennis star Serena Williams at the US Open finals on Tuesday after receiving a wave …

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Serena Williams receives WTA backing over sexism claim

The WTA has come out in support of Serena Williams in her claim that she was the victim of sexism in the women’s US Open final. The American superstar was assessed a coaching violation in her match against Naomi Osaka.In a statement released late on Sunday local time, the World Tennis Association (WTA) CEO Steve …

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Williams accuses Nastase of racist comments as Fed Cup storm grows

Serena Williams has accused Romanian tennis great Ilie Nastase of racially abusing her unborn child. The pregnant American wasn’t the only victim of Nastase’s comments, with the British Fed Cup team also targeted.Williams, the world number 1 and winner of 23 grand slam titles, responded on Monday to comments Nastase made at a press conference …

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Australian Open: Serena Williams, wonder woman

She appears in music videos and fills tennis stadiums. She overpowers her opponents and she will probably soon be the world No. 1 again. However, Serena Williams has long been much more than a tennis star.At first, Serena Williams couldn’t get her serve in. Then she got lucky with two of her shots grazing the …

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Tennis: Nadal, Williams advance to US Open third round

Spain’s Rafael Nadal has reached the third round of the US Open tennis championship. In women’s tennis, world number one Serena Williams moved a step closer to a calendar Grand Slam. World eighth seed Nadal’s US Open record is now 22 wins in 23 matches. The Spanish player beat world number 73 Diego Schwartzman of …

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