Williams Sisters: Tennis Boss Fined For Calling Venus & Serena ‘Brothers’

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Shamil Tarpischev, a leading tennis official in Russia, has been suspended and fined $25,000 for referring to Venus and Serena Williams as the ‘Williams Brothers.’ Rude!

On a Russian TV show, Russian tennis administrator Shamil Tarpischev referred to Venus and Serena Williams as the “Williams Brothers.” He was rightly fined a whopping $25,000, as well as suspended from “any involvement with the [Women’s Tennis Association]” for one full year. His was the maximum possible punishment. Good!

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