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  1. Russian tennis official fined for calling Serena, Venus 'Williams brothers'Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | WPXI

    ... says, "I understand now that my remarks were wrong and could be construed as discriminatory by the public." SERENA WILLIAMS VIA THE GUARDIAN : "Well, I think the WTA did a really great job of taking initiative and immediately taking action to his ...

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  2. Williams hits back in Tarpischev rowRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | Trinadad Express

    Serena Williams says Russian tennis federation president Shamil Tarpischev's comments about her and her sister Venus are "sexist, racist and bullying". Tarpischev, who is also the Russian Davis and Fed Cup captain and a member of the International Olympic Committee, referred to world No 1 Serena and Venus as "the Williams brothers" on Russian television.

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  3. Serena Williams slams Russian tennis chief over 'sexist and racist' commentsRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | OhNoTheyDidnt

    Serena Williams has labelled Shamil Tarpischev as "extremely sexist" and "racist" after the Russian Tennis Federation president described the world No1 and her sister Venus as the "Williams brothers". Tarpischev was suspended for 12 months and fined 15,500 by the Women's Tennis Association after making the comments on Russian state TV.

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  4. Serena Williams hits back at Russian officialRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Erie Times News

    Serena Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official. Shamil Tarpischev also was fined $25,000 for making the comments on Russian television.

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  5. Opprobrium grows over 'race row' Russian officialRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    ... think that this story deserves such hype. After all, everything said on the air was said without malice." Serena Williams will begin her Singapore campaign against Ana Ivanovic tomorrow. The pair are joined in the red group by Simona Halep and ...

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  6. The Kremlin Cup tennis tournament winners' trophies were handed out...Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | St.Petersburg Times

    ... Show host Ivan Urgant - Russia's equivalent of American television host Jimmy Fallon - went on to compare Serena Williams' muscular physique with that of Russian tennis players, who he said were "all slender and elegant." WTA chair Stacey Allaster ...

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  7. Serena slams Russian chief for 'sexist' slurRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | ABC News

    World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers". The WTA took swift action and fined Tarpishchev $US25,000 and disqualified him from working in an organisational capacity for a year on Saturday after he made the comments on Russian State Television on Friday.

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  8. Serena Williams slams Olympic committee member who referred to her as a manRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Star Tribune

    Serena Williams, reacts after a shot against Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in New York.

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  9. Notes and Quotes: The WTA Top 8 Meet the Press in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

    ... not just in sport, but being part of the Olympic committee. It was just really irresponsible on his side." SERENA WILLIAMS: "I definitely would be here if I already had it locked up. It's obviously super important for me. I love being No. 1; I love ...

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  10. Tennis official fined for Williams remarkRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | NBC Action News

    ... says, "I understand now that my remarks were wrong and could be construed as discriminatory by the public." SERENA WILLIAMS VIA THE GUARDIAN : "Well I think the WTA did a really great job of taking initiative and immediately taking action to his ...

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  11. Serena Williams Blasts Official's 'Sexist' and 'Racist' RemarksRead the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | TIME.com

    Russian Tennis Federation head Shamil Tarpischev called the Williams sisters the "Williams brothers" and added "it's scary when you really look at them" Tennis star Serena Williams commended the Women's Tennis Association for disciplining the head of the Russian Tennis Federation for his "sexist as well as racist" remarks on a Russian television program. The WTA suspended Shamil Tarpischev for a year and fined him $25,000 after he referred to Williams and her sister, fellow tennis champion Venus Williams, as the "Williams brothers" and said "it's scary when you really look at them," the Washington Post reports.

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  12. Hot photos of women tennis stars at 2014 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    ... Watch for the hot women tennis players in the photos at the 2014 BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. Serena Williams accumulated the most points in 2014 with 7,375. Serena has wins this year at the U.S. Open, Sony Open, International BNL d'Italia, ...

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  13. Caged bear bites off arm of nine-year-old boy after he tries to feed it at Chinese zooRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    ... of sending naked photos of herself to three students and having sex with one of them in her classroom Serena Williams accuses Russian tennis chief of 'sexist, racist and bullying' after he said she and Venus are 'scary' to look at A bear has bitten ...

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  14. Serena Williams Responds to Shamil Tarpischev CommentsRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Tennis Panorama

    In her pre-tournament news conference at the WTA Finals in Singapore, Serena Williams responded to comments by Shamil Tarpischev, the head of the Russian Tennis Federation, who referred to Serena Williams and her sister Venus as the "Williams brothers." "I think the WTA did a great job of taking initiative and taking immediate action to his comments," Williams said.

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  15. SexistRead the original story

    17 hrs ago | Watersblogged

    Source: www.tennisforum.com --- Sunday, October 19, 2014'Mauresmo' appears around 3:00 ... Source: thetodayonline.com --- Sunday, October 19, 2014World number one Serena Williams slammed Shamil Tarpishchev for using "extremely Sexist, racist and bullying" comments after the Russian Tennis Federation president described her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers". Tarpishchev was fined $25,000 and suspended for a year by the WTA after he made the comments on Russian state television on Friday.

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  16. Serena: Russian's remarks 'racist'Read the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | CNN

    Serena Williams slammed Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev for his "insensitive, sexist and racist" remarks in describing her and sister Venus as the "Williams brothers" on a late night TV chat show. The world number one gave her first public reaction Sunday to Tarpischev's comments as she spoke to reporters on the eve of the WTA Tour Finals in Singapore.

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  17. Li Na: Enjoy life, not back to tennisRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | China Daily

    ... the first time in WTA history the tournament held in Asia. The draw made on Saturday put the top two seeds Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova as the headliners in the Red Group and White Group, respectively. Williams will face Simona Halep of ...

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  18. Kvitova a Finals fancyRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Sporting Life

    ... The group featuring the walking wounded (at least until recently) is headed by world number one Serena Williams. She is joined in the Red pool by tournament debutantes Simona Halep and Eugenie Bouchard, plus Ana Ivanovic. Williams and Halep both ...

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  19. WTA Finals Preview: Serena WilliamsRead the original story

    Saturday | Tennis

    ... eight days, we'll take a closer look at the seasons put forth so far by the eight singles competitors. Serena Williams has had a year filled with dispiriting lows-and one enormous high. She got off on the wrong Grand Slam foot at the Australian Open ...

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  20. Serena Williams slams chief's 'brothers' insultRead the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | Scotsman.com

    Serena Williams talks to the media during previews for the WTA Finals at the ArtScience Museum in Singapore. Picture: Getty SERENA Williams says comments by the head of the Russian Tennis Federation referring to her and older sister Venus as "brothers" were bullying, sexist and racist, and that she supported the one-year suspension imposed by the WTA against the official.

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