The career began on an autumn evening 17 years ago in a tournament at the old Oakland Arena. Venus Williams doesn’t even want to think about it ending, although for a while Wednesday others did consider the possibility.
This is what happens in women’s tennis when you’re older than 30, when you’ve had a series of injuries and when, as Wednesday in a second-round match at Wimbledon, you’re losing big in the first set. Read More
The reverend will celebrate his 45th year with Glide Memorial Church at a gala tonight. Williams will be joined by luminaries such as Maya Angelou and Rita Moreno. The event at the War Memorial Opera House will also serve as a benefit for Glide’s programs and food kitchen. Glide is located in the Tenderloin neighborhood and has more than 11,000 members, according to the organization. Read More