Williams Sisters Become Limited Partners Of Dolphins

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  1. SRW

    SRW Ex-World's Worst Site Admin

    Venus and Serena Williams, who have combined for 18 Grand Slam singles titles on the WTA Tour, were announced as limited partners of the Dolphins franchise. The sisters become the first African-American females to hold any ownership stake in an NFL franchise. "We are thrilled to have Venus and Serena join the Dolphins as limited partners," owner and managing general partner Stephen M. Ross said. "They are among the most admired athletes in the world and have become global ambassadors for the game of tennis. Their addition to our ownership group further reflects our commitment to connect with aggressively and embrace the great diversity that makes South Florida a multicultural gem." In addition to the 18 Grand Slam titles, the sisters have combined for nine Grand Slam doubles titles, 62 WTA Tour titles and three Olympic gold medals.

    Source: Sports Network
  2. hermhater

    hermhater Guest

    That's pretty cool.