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Pittsburgher beats world no. 1 at Wimbledon, falls to Serena Williams

Pittsburgher beats world no. 1 at Wimbledon, falls to Serena Williams

By Neena Hagen, Senior Staff Writer

July 9, 2019

Against all expectations, Pittsburgh native Alison Riske had 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams on the brink of defeat in their Tuesday quarterfinal at Wimbledon.

Take 5: Kings, queens and curses

Take 5: Kings, queens and curses

By The Pitt News Staff

May 28, 2019

Our staff is sharing four of our hottest basketball takes — and one about Serena Williams.

Editorial: GQ’s “Woman” of the Year cover insensitive

Editorial: GQ’s “Woman” of the Year cover insensitive

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

November 16, 2018

The GQ magazine's "Woman" of the Year cover featuring Serena Williams has drawn the ire of fans on social media since its release. The stylistic choices completely ignore the important context of Williams’ history in the public eye.

Serena Williams controversy mars U.S. Open

Serena Williams controversy mars U.S. Open

By The Pitt News Editorial Board

September 10, 2018

Serena Williams was mistreated by the umpire during the U.S. Open final — but it’s not surprising. These calls are a blatant attempt to stifle Williams’ success in a sport dominated by white men.

Take 5: Bell, Beadle and Basketball

Take 5: Bell, Beadle and Basketball

By The Pitt News Staff

August 30, 2018

From catsuits to contract holdouts, The Pitt News staff takes a look at the spiciest storylines from the past week.

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