Merlisa Lawrence Corbett
Merlisa Lawrence Corbett is a journalist and author who writes about tennis, sports in society, home and garden, and small business. She is the author of the book "Serena Williams: Tennis Champion, Sports Legend, and Cultural Heroine." Lawrence Corbett is also a former tennis columnist for Bleacher Report and a reporter for Sports Illustrated. She wrote the foreword for “A Hard Road To Glory: A History Of The African American Athlete: Track and Field,” by legendary tennis star Arthur Ashe Jr.