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African American Tennis Players: Serena Williams, Venus Williams, James Blake, Arthur Ashe, Zina Garrison, Alexandra Stevenson, Donald Young Books LLC

African American Tennis Players: Serena Williams, Venus Williams, James Blake, Arthur Ashe, Zina Garrison, Alexandra Stevenson, Donald Young

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Published August 17th 2011
ISBN : 9781155609850
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52 pages
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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 50. Chapters: Serena Williams, Venus Williams, James Blake, Arthur Ashe, Zina Garrison, Alexandra Stevenson, DonaldMorePlease note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Pages: 50. Chapters: Serena Williams, Venus Williams, James Blake, Arthur Ashe, Zina Garrison, Alexandra Stevenson, Donald Young, Chanda Rubin, Althea Gibson, Lori McNeil, Katrina Adams, Bryan Shelton, Lucy Diggs Slowe, Sloane Stephens, MaliVai Washington, John Lucas II, Jamea Jackson, Nicholas Monroe, Ronald Ag nor, Mashona Washington, Shenay Perry, Raquel Kops-Jones, Ora Washington, Scoville Jenkins, Thomas Blake, Megan Moulton-Levy, Angela Haynes, Tally Holmes, Leslie Allen, Todd Nelson, Ahsha Rolle, Rodney Harmon, Camille Benjamin, Chip Hooper. Excerpt: Connection Timeout Venus Ebony Starr Williams (born June 17, 1980) is an American professional tennis player who is a former World No. 1 and will be ranked World No. 32 as of 4 July 2011 in singles and World No. 20 in doubles as of 2011. She has been ranked World No. 1 in singles by the Womens Tennis Association on three separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on February 25, 2002, becoming the first black woman to achieve this feat during the open era. Her 21 Grand Slam titles ties her for twelfth on the all time list and is more than any other active female player except for her younger sister Serena Williams. Venus Williams titles consist of: seven in singles, twelve in womens doubles, and two in mixed doubles. Those seven Grand Slam singles titles ties her with four other women for twelfth place on the all-time list. Her five Wimbledon singles titles ties her with two other women for eighth place on the all-time list. Venus Williams is one of only three women in the open era to have won five or more Wimbledon singles titles. From the 2000 Wimbledon Championships through the 2001 US Open, Williams won four of the six Grand Slam singles tournaments held. She is one of only five women in the open era to win 200 or more main draw Grand Slam singles matche...