Posts Tagged ‘tennis’


‘The most common disease that nobody’s heard of’

By Angela Hill, Contra Costa Times on Oct. 14, 2011, at 2:27 p.m.
WALNUT CREEK, Calif. — Sarah Schafer, a physician in Oakland, Calif., is a trim woman with robust color in her cheeks, bright blue eyes and a pleasant smile. She is the outward picture of health — an image that doesn’t begin to tell the inside story. Schafer, 54, feels bad. …

Serena Williams done for 2010, just like Venus

By HOWARD FENDRICH on Oct. 19, 2010, at 3:15 p.m.
Serena Williams is done for the season, just like her sister. In a statement e-mailed to the AP by her agent, the younger Williams said Tuesday she “re-tore the tendon” in her right foot, which she originally injured by cutting it on glass at a restaurant shortly after winning Wimbledon …