Without hesitation, I said to myself, “I’m going to have two kids and put them in tennis.” From that time on, tennis consumed me. In a place like this, a black man had to be on his best behavior.
We watched her carefully during her practice session. After practice that day, enthusiastic fans surrounded the girls, pleading for autographs.
The crowd got so large, Venus and Serena were whisked off by security onto a waiting golf cart. If Venus played hurt, she risked permanent injury and, potentially, the end of her career.