For the calendar's 43rd year, Leibovitz wanted to photograph the women as strong but natural. Love it!
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In one of tennis' greatest upsets of all time, Serena Wiliams lost the US Open semi-finals match to unseeded opponent Roberta Vinci.
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We're still in celebration mode folllowing Serena Williams' 20th grand slam win this weekend. From her entrepreneurial spirit to the countless records she's broken, Serena is unstoppable! We couldn't help but to count the many ways she is breaking the mold, setting the standard and winning at life.
Our July ESSENCE cover girl Serena Williams is not only at the top of her game when it comes to tennis, but she's also a major style star among curly girls! We've taken notice of Serena's delicious 'dos and we must admit that she's been rocking some of the most fierce curls around town.
Over the years Serena Williams' style has morphed in front of our eyes. This month the tennis star covers New York Magazine's Fashion issue, and for good reason. Here, we take a look at Serena's style journey.
The ESPY Awards are tomorrow night, celebrating the best and brightest athletes doing their thing in the game. Last night, Serena Williams, up for Best Female Athlete of the Year, hosted a pre-party in Bel Air for pro-athletes and celebs alike. Check out who showed up...
Yesterday, Serena Williams moved to the final round of Wimbledon. Today, the tennis player is walking away with the crown. Williams won her fourth Wimbledon singles title beating Russian Vera Zvonareva with a score of 6-3, 6-2 in the final at the All England Club, according to Reuters.com. This is a historic win for the star, who now surpasses tennis legend Billie Jean King with 13 major career titles...
Serena Williams refuses to lose. The three-time Wimbledon champion is competing for her fourth title, reports the Associated Press. The tennis star will play against Russian Vera Zvonareva. This is Williams' first Wimbledon match where she is not competing against her sister, Venus. In the last 11 years, at least one of the Williams sisters has advanced to the final. The pair have won eight titles, and Serena is a 12-time Grand Slam winner.
Serena Williams and Common appear to have called it quits after two years of what seemed like a blissful relationship. In a recent interview with a Chicago TV station Common confirmed what many had been been speculating for weeks. Asked how he felt about tennis (which was presumably code for Williams) he said he still had "a high respect for tennis," but was "definitely a single man." Here's what you had to say: Eileen commented via Facebook: "I was hoping that they would make it. Then again, what couple does nowadays?" Althea wrote via Facebook: "Sad to hear.I thought they made a good couple."
From zero to hero we salute style evolvers Serena Williams and Kelly Rowland, who have been looking extra fashionable. Take a look at their style transformations.