Serena Williams speaks to CNN on the red carpet of the 2011 Essence Black Women of Hollywood Awards.
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Star says it "hasn't been easy" since sister Venus diagnosed with Sjogren's Syndrome
She stands on the brink of writing another chapter in tennis history, but Serena Williams has other things on her mind just now.
Serena Jameka Williams is more than one of the greatest tennis players in the world. She comes from a Black American family that has come to epitomize what it means to consistently struggle and triumph to success in professional sports and in family life. Most importantly, however, is Serena’s demonstrated commitment to freedom, justice and equality.
Serena Williams did it again.
17th grand slam title for the 31 year old American
Serena Williams retained her U.S. Open title with a hard-fought 7-5 6-7 6-1 victory over Victoria Azarenka in an gripping final at Flushing Meadows Sunday.
Tennis ace Serena Williams clarified Wednesday the controversial comments she made in a magazine article about the victim's role in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case that garnered national headlines earlier this year.