Taylor Townsend is a 16-year-old rising tennis star that made headlines when she won the Australian Open as a 14thÂ seed earlier this year. She also won the doubles tournament at the event with her partner Gabrielle Andrews. Partnering with Eugenie Bouchard, she won the 2012 Wimbledon Championships as well. Â However, her dreams of competing were stifled because the U.S. Tennis Association had decided she was tooÂ overweightÂ to play. Â READ MORE
Great news to tell yall about Serena Williams. Williams says that her recent blood clots discovered in her lungs was “the scariest moment in my life” but she’s OK .Â The 13-time Grand Slam champion said on NBC’s “Today” show Wednesday that she hopes to return to tennis this summer after recovering from a recent pulmonary embolism followed by a hematoma.
Williams spoke from Los Angeles, saying she hasn’t left the house much since going to the hospital on Feb. 18 when she said she “couldn’t breathe.”Â Williams said she had a CT scan of her lungs and they “found several blood clots.” Her treatment involved self-injecting blood thinners. As a result, she developed a hematoma in her stomach that grew to the size of “a grapefruit” and it was surgically removed.
As the first day of school rapidly approaches, an organization will work to ensure that students have the supplies they need.
Hosea Helps, formerly Hosea Feed the Hungry and Homeless, will host its 12th annual Back-To-School Jamboree, an event designed to provide low income families with necessary items. The nonprofit will give backpacks filled with school supplies to more than 3,000 children.
Rihanna may not have won at this year’s Grammy Awards, but she’s winning with the Ivy League. The singer has been named 2017 Harvard University Humanitarian of the Year. She’ll head to the campus in Boston on Tuesday to accept the Peter J. Gomes Humanitarian Award.
Selena Gomez and The Weeknd have taken their romance abroad. The new couple were spotted in Italy this weekend and seem unable to keep their hands off each other as they traveled throughout Venice on their romantic escape. READ MORE
Last Week Serena Williams reveled to the world her engagement to Reddit Co founder Alexis Ohanian. The impressive tennis ace displayed the ring on Thursday via Reddit, leaving no doubt as to the couple’s expensive taste. The tennis star revealed a week ago that her boyfriend of almost two years Ohanian had popped the question after taking her away on a surprise trip to Rome.