The Williams sisters, Venus and Serena, the greatest sister-act professional tennis has ever seen, succeeded against all odds, and with the help of their visionary parents, made it to the top. Venus, a 7 time grand slam winner (singles) and Serena, 17 time grand slam winner (singles) is ranked World No.1 by the Womens Tennis Association.

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Read more: https://www.luerzersarchive.com/en/magazine/print-detail/united-states-tennis-association-35671.html United States Tennis Association Tags: Nadav Kander,Hill Holliday, New York,Alon Shoval,Vic Anselmi,United States Tennis Association,Charlie Veprek Tags: Nadav Kander,Hill Holliday, New York,Alon Shoval,Vic Anselmi,United States Tennis Association,Charlie Veprek

Before the Williams Sisters - Margaret and Matilda Peters, affectionately known as ‘Pete” and Repeat’. The Peters made history with their doubles record from the 1930s to the 1950s. At a time when African Americans were not allowed to compete against whites, the Peters sisters played in the American Tennis Association, which was created specifically to give blacks a forum to play tennis competitively. Inducted into the USTA’s Mid-Atlantic Section Hall of Fame in 2003.

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Read more: https://www.luerzersarchive.com/en/magazine/print-detail/united-states-tennis-association-35672.html United States Tennis Association This is my kingdom. This is where my mom can’t tell me what to do. This is where my big sister becomes my little sister. This is where I don’t always have to share. This is where I don’t always have to play nice. This is my court. Daffin Park, Savannah, Georgia.) Campaign for the United States Tennis Association. Tags: Nadav Kander,Hill Holliday…

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