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Raducanu’s dazzling display

Emma Raducanu, at only 18 years old, dazzled the sporting world with a historic victory in the US Open. She won convincingly over Canada’s Leylah Fernandes in straight sets (6-4, 6-3) sending her world ranking from 150 to 22. Raducanu made her entrance with her surprise performance at Wimbledon. Given the opportunity as a wild […]

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World of sport weighs in on the Serena Williams controversy

Serena Williams alleged that she was a victim of sexism after a row with umpire Carlos Ramos in the recent US Open final. The headlines were set to read well for Williams as she was bidding to win her record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, yet it was her competitor, Naomi Osaka, who woke up to […]

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The media meltdown surrounding Serena Williams demonstrates their double standard

It is not unusual for Serena Williams to be a topic of discussion during tennis season. Nor is it unusual for her to make a statement. Equally, it is not unusual for a tennis player to get angry on the court, and yet Williams’ anger has caused a media meltdown well beyond her own impassioned […]