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Serena Williams

(Tennis. Born, Saginaw, MI, Sept. 26 1981.)  Arguably both the greatest player in the history of women’s tennis and one-half of the most accomplished sibling combination in sports history,  Serena Jameka Williams – 15 months younger than sister Venus – began playing tennis at the age of three and professional tennis by 14. As a sixteen-year-old […]

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A prolific author, wire service sports reporter, long time Major League Baseball official scorer, football statistician, sports museum founder, theatrical agency owner and public ... read more

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