Serena Williams , undoubtedly one of the most important athletes of all time, has certainly had an extraordinary year. Aside from her many professional accomplishments, the tennis player has gotten married and given birth. The company announced Wednesday that four new structures will open in as part of its campus expansion. Two buildings will be named after athletes, Serena Williams and former track-and-field star Sebastian Coe, while a fitness center will be named after Mike Krzyzewski , better known as Coach K, of Duke University.
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But only Keys from that trio of two years ago has a chance to be a part of it. And Stephens was stunned in her late-night first-round match on Tuesday against Russian qualifier Anna Kalinskaya , Stephens, ranked 10th in the world, was hoping that reuniting with the coach who helped her win that US Open title, Kamau Murray, would help her get back to championship form. She never had a chance late Tuesday, getting outplayed by a player who had never cracked the top currently ranked th in her four-year career.
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Gauff recently made history by becoming the youngest player to qualify for the main draw of Wimbledon in the professional era. She continued to make history by defeating Venus Williams , the five-time Wimbledon champion and future Hall of Famer, in straight sets, , , on Monday. She followed that performance with another victory on Wednesday defeating Magdalena Rybarikova, , to advance to the third round. Last week, year-old tennis prodigy Coco Gauff became the youngest tennis player to qualify for Wimbledon in the Open era. Gauff just defeated Venus Williams , in the first round.
The tennis star is pictured holding a racket during a fierce moment of celebration, outfitted in a sporty white Nike look that pops against the famous orange box. Williams shared an image of the cereal today on her Instagram, explaining that she is only the second-ever black female tennis player to grace the box. The late Althea Gibson, who was the first African-American to win a Grand Slam title and also a noted professional golfer, became the first in For more news, catch up on the Virgil Abloh-designed pieces that Williams sported during the French Open last month.