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Serena Williams I'm Not Retiring After Baby ... But I Do Have Cravings!

5/16/2017 9:30 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Bad news for every other female tennis player on the planet -- Serena Williams says she will be BACK to destroy all of you ... right after she gives birth! 

Some have speculated the 35-year-old will hang it up after the baby is born -- since there's only 1 other player who's older than her in the Top 75 (it happens to be her sister, Venus). 

But when we saw Serena in NYC, she shot down the retirement talk. 

We also asked if she's having any pregnancy cravings -- and of course, it's healthy. 

Common Serena Will Dominate After Baby That's What G.O.A.T.'s Do!

5/9/2017 11:54 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Serena Williams' ex-boyfriend, Common, has NO DOUBT she'll return to tennis and dominate again after her baby is born ... calling Serena the greatest tennis player of all time!

Common and Serena famously dated a while back -- but remain on pretty solid terms -- with the rapper clearly a huge fan.

So, with Serena currently taking some time off to focus on her pregnancy, we asked Common if he thinks she'll return to her dominating form after the kid is born.

The short answer ... HELL YES!!

Genie Bouchard Beats Sharapova After Calling Her 'Cheater'

5/8/2017 2:46 PM PDT
Breaking News

This one was SWEET for Genie Bouchard -- the tennis star beat up on her rival, Maria Sharapova, at the Madrid Open on Monday ... just weeks after publicly trashing her as a "cheater."

Remember, Bouchard said Sharapova should be banned from the sport for life after testing positive for a banned substance back in January 2016. 

As fate would have it, they faced off in the round of 32 at Monday's tourney and won 2 sets to 1. 

After the victory, Genie let out an emotional victory cry followed by an awkward hand shake. 

Probably more awkward for Maria ... 

Genie Bouchard Maria Sharapova's a Cheater ... Ban Her for Life!

4/26/2017 1:17 PM PDT
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Tennis pro Genie Bouchard is slamming Maria Sharapova as a "cheater" who should NEVER be allowed to play pro tennis ever again. 

Sharapova returned to pro tennis Wednesday after serving a 15 month suspension for testing positive for a banned substance.

But Bouchard -- a 2014 Wimbledon finalist -- told TRT World that Sharapova got off wayyyy too easy. 

"She's a cheater and so to me ... I don’t think a cheater in any sport should be allowed to play that sport again," Bouchard said.

"It’s so unfair to all the other players who do it the right way and are true. So, I think from the WTA it sends the wrong message to young kids -- cheat and we’ll welcome you back with open arms."

"I don’t think that’s right and ... [she's] definitely not someone I can say I look up to anymore because that's definitely ruined it for me a little bit.”

Serena Williams My Preggo Pic Was Posted Totally by Accident

4/25/2017 6:56 PM PDT
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Serena Williams just confirmed her pregnancy announcement was made by accident ... but was only off by about 5 or 6 days.

The tennis star admitted to the social media flub Tuesday at a TED Talks conference in Vancouver with Gayle King -- where she said she had meant to take the pic in private ... but somehow blasted it out to the world.

Serena told Gayle ... "On social media, you press the wrong button and thirty minutes later I missed four calls and I’m like, ‘That’s weird.’" 

Doesn't sound like she regrets the early announcement -- she said she was gonna publicly disclose it a few days later anyway. The news also came on the heels of her rising back to No. 1 in the women's tennis rankings ... which ain't bad for someone who hasn't played since January.

Unfortunately, it wasn't without controversy either. She had to deal with haters like former tennis pro Ilie Nastase, who made a racist comment about her future baby. Serena shut him down like a champ, though.

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Serena Williams Writes Touching Message to Baby

4/24/2017 6:18 AM PDT
Breaking News

Serena Williams is opening up about her pregnancy -- with an emotional message to her unborn child describing how the experience is changing her life.

"My Dearest Baby, You gave me the strength I didn’t know I had," Williams writes.

"You taught me the true meaning of serenity and peace. I can't wait to meet you."

She also mentions the fact she's moved back to #1 on the newest WTA rankings -- a ranking list that happened to be released on her fiancee's birthday.

"I can't wait for you to join the players box next year. But most importantly, I am so happy to share being number one in the world with you.... once again today. On [Alexis Ohanian's] bday. from the world's oldest number one to the world's youngest number one. -Your Mommy."

Serena Williams' Baby Will Be A Bo Jackson Super-Athlete ... Says Glen Davis

4/20/2017 8:53 AM PDT
EXCLUSIVE

Serena Williams' baby will be one the most physically gifted super-athletes of ALL TIME ... so says Glen "Big Baby" Davis.

Here's the deal -- Serena is arguably the greatest female athlete who ever lived. Her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, is 6'5" and smart (he's one of the co-founders of Reddit).

And with their super-DNA combined, Davis says he's convinced the result will be an ultra-smart, ultra-talented, insanely gifted Bo Jackson-style baby.

No pressure, kid!

Serena Williams Rep Confirms Baby On the Way ... Finally

4/19/2017 4:06 PM PDT
Breaking News

Serena Williams' rep is finally confirming -- after an oddly long delay -- the tennis superstar and her fiance, Alexis Ohanian, are expecting their first child.

No shocker here ... our sources told us it was true when Serena posted the shot of herself with the caption, "20 weeks." Her rep just released this statement: "I'm happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this Fall."

Here's the thing ... it's been about 7 hours since Serena let the cat out of the bag on Snapchat.

Hell, she might be 21 weeks pregnant by now! In any event ... mazel tov.

Serena Williams I'm 20 Weeks Pregnant!!

4/19/2017 8:34 AM PDT
Breaking News

Serena Williams is 5 months pregnant, and even though she just announced it to the world ... she's barely showing.

She just posted a profile pic of herself in a one-piece swimsuit and captioned it, "20 weeks."

Sources connected to Serena tell us it's exactly what it looks like ... she IS pregnant, even though her reps aren't confirming yet.

Serena got engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian back in December. If ya do the math, it kinda adds up. Looks like they might be celebrating with a vacay.

Congrats to Serena and Alexis -- and also to every other female tennis player! Your chances of winning a tournament this year just went up.

Tennis Star Milos Raonic Warms Up for Tourney With Smokin' Hot Model GF

3/21/2017 9:43 AM PDT

It's sunny and 75 in Miami ... so tennis pro Milos Raonic decided to hit the beach with his smokin' hot model girlfriend, Danielle Knudson, before his big tennis tourney this week.

Milos is in town for the Miami Open -- where he could face off with Rafael Nadal (if they both get far enough) ... so why not blow off some steam on the beach, right?

If Knudson looks familiar ... she's a pretty big model and also had a brief fling with Justin Bieber back in the day.

Roger Federer's Opponent Called Him An 'A-Hole' ... After Tennis Match

3/20/2017 5:30 AM PDT

Roger Federer is an "a**hole."

That's what his opponent told a stadium full of people at the BNP Paribas Open final this weekend ... but don't worry, they weren't exactly fighting words.

An emotional Stan Wawrinka was on the mic addressing the crowd -- and his good friend, Roger -- when he dropped this doozie.

"I would like to congratulate Roger ... he's laughing. He's an a**hole, but it's okay."

Federer continued laughing. 

As for Stan, he explained he was just drained after playing a tournament in the Indian Wells, CA heat. 

Can't say we blame him.

Tennis Star Gael Monfils Sure, I'm French But I've Never Heard Of Pepe Le Pew

3/11/2017 12:35 AM PST
EXCLUSIVE

Here's a mind blowing video to make you rethink the direction of society ... Gael Monfils, one of the biggest tennis stars in France, just told TMZ Sports he has ZERO CLUE who Pepe Le Pew is.

For those of you who didn't have a childhood either, Pepe Le Pew is a hilarious French skunk, constantly in search of companionship, who was lovable, although incredibly rapey.

We got Monfils out at LAX and asked him what the French think of one of their most relevant cultural figures, when he then dropped the bomb on us that he had no clue of Pepe's influence.

What's worse is when Gael asked his two friends if they knew about Pepe, and they didn't either.

Kinda makes you rethink NATO. Viva Le Pepe.

Fired ESPN Tennis Analyst Suffers Heart Attack Blames Stress from 'Guerilla' Incident

3/1/2017 9:50 AM PST
Breaking News

The ESPN tennis announcer who was fired after using the word "guerilla" during a Venus Williams match has suffered a heart attack ... and claims it was brought on by the stress surrounding the incident.

Doug Adler spoke with Clay Travis from "Outkick The Coverage" and said he was rushed to a hospital Tuesday and is still there today.

Adler says his doctors are largely blaming the heart attack on stress -- and Adler says it's because he was branded a racist by people who incorrectly believe he was referring to Williams as a "gorilla" during the Australian Open.

Travis mentions that Adler had previous heart conditions.

As we previously reported, Adler is suing ESPN for wrongful termination. He previously told TMZ Sports he's "anything but a racist."

UPDATE -- A rep for Adler says Doug did NOT have any previous heart conditions. 

The rep adds, "In fact, in Fall 2015 he had a heart test performed and his heart was fine."

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