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Caster, Serena, and the defense of strong women

July 04, 2010 - 06125187 date 03 07 2010 Copyright imago Paul Room Tennis The Wimbledon Championships 2010 London Serena Williams USA women Tennis WTA Tour All England Championships Wimbledon London Single happiness cheering Highlight premiumd Vdig xmk 2010 horizontal.

...In the early days of the sisters’ ascendance, insinuations regarding their sexual identity became very common on tennis message boards. It’s still the easiest way for fans and non-fans to engage in brutal verbal battles. Wordplays on Venus’ alleged ‘penis’ were common, as were aspersions regarding Serena’s masculinity. Some message boards folded up and disappeared in response to the barrage of hate...

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