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Serena Williams: BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis with Venus!

Serena Williams hits the carpet while attending the 2013 BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis event held at the W New York Hotel on Thursday (August 22) in New York City.

The 31-year-old tennis star was joined at the event by her older sister Venus Williams. They both got to try their hand at cooking at the event.

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Earlier in the day, Serena and fellow reigning U.S. Open champion Andy Murray stood alongside this year’s trophies during the Draw Ceremony prior to the start of this year’s tournament.

20+ pictures inside of Serena and Venus Williams attending the event… More Here! »

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Serena Williams Sports Two Hairstyles in One Day

Serena Williams looks super hot in a black leather dress while pre-taping an appearance on The Late Show with David Letterman on Wednesday (August 21) in New York City.

Earlier in the day, the 31-year-old tennis player sported a different hairstyle and wore a white tank top while attending the Delta Open Table Tennis Tournament held in Madison Square Park.

That same day, Serena‘s older sister Venus Williams attended the launch of her new clothing line Eleven at Flywheel Sports on the Upper West Side.

The tennis stars are in town to play in the U.S. Open next week. We can’t wait to see how the sisters fare in this year’s tournament!

30+ pictures inside of Serena and Venus Williams attending separate events… More Here! »

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Ryan Lochte & Michael Phelps Reunite at NYFW Event!

Olympic swimmers Ryan Lochte, Michael Phelps, and Conor Dwyer meet up at the Details magazine party held during Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week on Wednesday (September 12) in New York City.

Earlier in the day, Ryan, 28, attended the EleVen by Venus Williams S/S 2013 presentation, where he met up with Miss USA Olivia Culpo and Venus Williams herself.

Ryan and Conor also attended the Milly By Michelle Smith Spring 2013 fashion show that afternoon at The Stage at Lincoln Center.

20+ pictures inside of Ryan Lochte attending events during New York Fashion Week… More Here! »

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Ryan Lochte & Kate Upton: Charity Day 2012!

Ryan Lochte and Kate Upton attend BGC Partners’ 8th annual Charity Day on Tuesday (September 11) in New York City.

The 28-year-old Olympic swimmer and 20-year-old model were joined by AnnaSophia Robb, Venus Williams, Edward Norton, and Steve Buscemi at the event hosted by Cantor Fitzgerald.

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Each year, BGC Partners commemorates the employees we lost in the World Trade Center attacks on September 11, 2001. Through Charity Day, BGC and others help raise money to benefit over 100 charities worldwide.

15+ pictures inside of Ryan Lochte, Kate Upton, and others at Charity Day 2012More Here! »

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Venus & Serena Williams Cover 'New York Times Magazine'

Venus and Serena Williams show off their killer sculpted bodies on the cover of The New York Times Magazine.

Here’s what the tennis star sisters had to share with the mag:

Venus, on what she calls the best shot of her career: “I did a play that I normally don’t do. Something moved my body. The next thing I know, I’ve left. I don’t remember making my body move. I’m just hitting the shot. Now, I have a great one-handed backhand volley. But I hit it two-handed! I don’t know what happened. It was like watching myself from above when that happened, and like I feel like, this is the best shot of my whole life.”

Serena, on being taunted with racial slurs back in 2001 at Indian Wells: “If you can boo a teenager, and you can be white and 60 years old, you know what? I’m cool on you. I can understand maybe if they were 20, 15. At Indian Wells, everybody goes there when they’re retired. It’s like Palm Beach. I thought, people like Martin Luther King Jr. boycotted things. And this is nothing on that level. Look at Muhammad Ali, he didn’t even play, he went to jail because he didn’t want to go to war. The least I can do is stand up for my people and not go there. That’s the very least I can do. It’s not even that hard of a decision. I get a vacation on those two weeks. It’s like the easiest decision of my career. They can penalize me to death, I’m never going back.”

Serena, on being called out on the court: “Every year at the Open something happens. Like last year I got a point penalty because of a grunt. Meanwhile, I can name five girls who grunt way louder than I do, and the umpire didn’t even give them a warning. And then I had the ball called out that was this far in. It’s always something.”

FYI: Venus is wearing the “Flutter” skirt and “Perfect Set” bra from her EleVen collection.

For more from Venus and Serena, visit NYTimes.com!

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Olympic Tennis Recap: Andy Roddick, Venus & Serena Williams Advance!

Venus Williams and her sister Serena play their hearts out at the 2012 Summer Olympics held at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club in Wimbledon on Monday (July 30) in London, England.

The tennis star sisters went on to beat Sorana Cirstea and Simona Halep of Romania in their doubles match to advance them to the next level.

Earlier in the day, Venus won her singles match against Sara Errani of Italy to advance her to the next round.

Also advancing that day were Andy Roddick and Roger Federer.

Pictured inside: Maria Sharapova and Novak Djokovic competing the day before. Novak will take on Andy tomorrow. Maria took on Shahar Peer of Israel and won the match as well.

FYI: Venus is wearing outfits from her EleVen by Venus collection.

20+ pictures inside of Venus and Serena Williams, Andy Roddick, and more competing at the 2012 Summer OlympicsMore Here! »

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Venus & Serena Williams Win Wimbledon Doubles Crown!

Serena and Venus Williams hold up their trophies after winning their Ladies’ Doubles final match on day twelve of the Wimbledon Lawn Tennis Championships at the All England Lawn Tennis and Croquet Club on Saturday (July 7) in London, England.

The sisters defeated Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka of the Czech Republic for their fifth doubles crown!

Earlier in the day, Venus watched on with pride as Serena picked up her fifth crown in the solo tournament, tying her sister’s amount of wins.

15+ pictures inside of Serena and Venus Williams winning at Wimbledon… More Here! »

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