Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
NEW YORK — At 30 years old, Venus Williams is closer to the end of her tennis career than the beginning.
Since 1980, only two women — Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert — have won multiple Grand Slam titles after the age of 30. But with a 7-6 (3), 6-3 fourth-round victory over No. 16 Shahar Peer of Israel, Williams is now in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, three victories from the first major after her 30th birthday.
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.