Williams Sisters' Boycott Taints Indian Wells Tennis Tournament

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Williams Sisters' Boycott Taints Indian Wells Tennis Tournament
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COMMENTARY | Twelve years later and Indian Wells remains tainted by a racist incident aimed at Venus and Serena Williams. On Monday, March 4, the International Tennis Hall of Fame announced its latest inductees. Among them was Charlie Pasarell, the architect of the Indian Wells tournament, now known as the BNP Paribas Open. Although a top player at UCLA, Pasarell's most notable achievement was building Indian Wells into the "Fifth Grand Slam." Monday evening his contributions to the game were acknowledged at the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden. The exhibition featured No. 1-ranked Serena Williams against No. 2 Victoria Azarenka...

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