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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old Apr 11th, 2003, 03:39 PM Thread Starter
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Richard Williams to Resume Use of Signs

Sign Up: Richard Williams Vows To Bring Back His Signs


By Richard Pagliaro
04/10/2003

Richard Williams helped script a storybook rise to tennis stardom for Serena and Venus Williams that saw his daughters climb from the cracked public courts of Compton, California to the peak of their profession as the top two ranked women in the world.


Now, Mr. Williams is ready to resume his writing career by bringing back the signs he formerly flashed during his daughters' triumphs at Wimbledon and in other major matches. The human headline maker became his own story-board writer when he unveiled his sign: "It's Venus' Party and No One's Invited" to celebrate Venus' victory at the 2000 Wimbledon.

You don't need to read between the lines to understand Mr. Williams' motivation to bring back his signs. The man who has dabbled in tournament photography and hits an impressive one-handed backhand said he's returning to writing signs out of a desire to inspire fans and add excitement to tournaments.

"It's inspirational to fans, and I actually think it helps the tournament," Mr. Williams told the Miami Herald. "Tennis needs a lot of help. Clap your hands, tap your feet, blow your horns. Tennis needs something other than 'shhhhhhhhh!' "

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"You are not judged by the height you have risen, but from the depth you have climbed." Frederick Douglass-1881
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he is such a damn fool! LOL!
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cariosity i think you should have put Jennifer instead of Chanda on your honour roll...i mean come on! has Chanda won Mojors OR been #1 in the world?? or ever will? i highly doubt it ....anyways i think Richard i an old fool who needs to stop criticizing other players just because they dont see eye to eye with him... thats all i have to say...meh the william sisters are ok i guess...
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