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Williams Sisters To Conduct Jamaica Tennis Clinics

Williams sisters to conduct Jamaica tennis clinics


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KINGSTON, Jamaica (AP) - Venus and Serena Williams will conduct tennis clinics for inner-city youngsters next week at two exclusive Jamaican hotels.

The clinics, which will be open to children from some of the island's poorest communities, will take place Monday at the Jamaica Pegasus Hotel in Kingston and the Half Moon Hotel in Montego Bay two days later, Clive Fagan, director of a local group that organized the visit, said Wednesday.
Serena Williams, who won her eighth Grand Slam title last week at the Australia Open, moved up to No. 14 in the rankings. She had been No. 81 before the tournament.

Venus Williams, who has won five Grand Slam titles, had an injury-plagued season last year. She is ranked 50th.

The sisters learned to play tennis on public courts in Compton, California. When they turned professional as teenagers, they moved with their parents to Florida.
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Awesome. Man these two have a such a big heart.

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That's great, hopefully there will be pics so we can see Venus' wrist.
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Awesome. Nice to see they engage constantly with young children trying to better their lives
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v´S wrist is back on right?


"People said, we weren't going to make it because we were from the 'hood. … People didn't believe in us because of where we came from." Venus Williams.

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OMG. Awesome I hope Jamaica starts producing some tennis players. That country has so much talent.
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So they will fly to Jamaica next week to come back and play tournies? Where is the link for the article, and where is the date for the article? besides, jamaican kids would much prefer football and cricket.
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It's so weird. I only know of high school kids, not from inner-city communities that play tennis. I guess it's to give them a change to meet Serena and Venus? Weird.
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That's great, hopefully there will be pics so we can see Venus' wrist.
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I hope Serena tones some more on this trip
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Good Grief, when do these two ladies plan to give back to tennis!







Keep up the good work, ladies.
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YAY

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That's realy great!

Serena's Back!!!!!!!!
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Re: Williams Sisters To Conduct Jamaica Tennis Clinics

Oh wow, I thought they were just going purely for vacation.

I'm sure the kids will listen intensely to the OZ champ and her sister.
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