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Apr 1st, 2005, 09:04 PM
Role models

Williams sisters reach out to preteen girls in new book

Posted: Monday March 28, 2005 3:45PM; Updated: Monday March 28, 2005 4:27PM

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Venus and Serena Williams, who are currently ranked ninth and fourth respectively, have released a book for preteens.
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Since we're only midway through the Nasdaq-100, let's throw this week's Player of the Week award to Venus and Serena Williams. Not for anything they did on the court but for the release of their new book: Serving From the Hip: 10 Rules for Living, Loving and Winning. At a time when every quasi-celebrity (see: Canseco, Jose) tries to cash in with a salacious, self-promoting tome, the Williams sisters have released a book aimed at preteens, girls in particular, which deals with breathless topics like deferring crushes. It's easy to be cynical when athletes talk about wanting to be "role models for kids." Good for Venus and Serena for taking this seriously.

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:11 PM
well, I hope it's a good read:D

sorry, as I'm not a preeteen girl I won't buy it :sad: wish I was........

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:26 PM
I will buy it for sure! I am starting to like the Williams Sisters and really appreciate what they are doing for tennis.

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:28 PM
I'm not a preeteen girl :sad:... wish I was........
WHOA!!! :eek:

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:29 PM
Good for them :) It's always great doing something positive.

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:32 PM
WHOA!!! :eek:
not really serious, don't worry, Levo :wavey:

Apr 1st, 2005, 09:45 PM
i want a masha book :D

Apr 1st, 2005, 10:35 PM
Go Williams :drool:

Apr 1st, 2005, 10:52 PM
Go Williams :drool:
Hey Dadyo :kiss: I miss you. :)