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New York Times (September 10)

2018/ 09/ 11 by jd in Global News

“Rather than remain silent,” Serena Williams “insisted on being heard. Rather than contain herself, she used her rage for the countless women silenced by sexism and racism.” Accusing the chair umpire at the U.S. Open of sexism was Serena’s “gift to Naomi Osaka, and Women.” By protesting his calls, “she opened new possibilities of black womanhood.”

 

Bloomberg (September 11)

2016/ 09/ 12 by jd in Global News

“It’s called the U.S. Open, and the crowd is definitely from New York, but the clothing on the court is decidedly Japanese.” Asics, Yonex and Uniqlo were all the rage. “As the 2016 Grand Slam draws to a close, Japanese brands have far outpaced their Western competition.”

 

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