The Williams sisters are having a winning year all the way around; Serena won the US Open on Sunday, after having already won Wimbledon and an Olympic Gold Medal in 2012. Now it seems the elder sister Venus is experiencing some good fortune outside the court in the romance department.
Serena Williams is unstoppable; the Olympian tennis pro beat out #1 seed Victoria Azarenka Sunday night in New York to take home her 4th US Open crown. Serena not only took home another trophy, but also won a whopping $1.86 million dollars. Read More »
Sad news Venus Williams withdrew from the U.S. Open Wednesday, revealing that she had been diagnosed with Sjogren’s syndrome, an autoimmune disease that causes fatigue and joint pain.
There is no known cure for the disease, but doctors told The Post it is rarely life-threatening and — if managed — shouldn’t be career-ending. The surprising announcement came just hours before her scheduled second-round match against 22nd-seeded Sabine Lisicki.
“I enjoyed playing my first match here and wish I could continue, but right now I am unable to,” the seven-time Grand Slam champion said in a printed release. “I am thankful I finally have a diagnosis and now focused on getting better and returning to the court soon.”
Sjogren’s Syndrome Is
Syndrome is a chronic disorder that causes insufficient moisture production in certain glands of the body, Read More »