[Yahoo] Promoter: Williamses' father claimed authority to make deals (AP)

Rusty Backhand
12-12-2005, 08:16 PM
A woman who wanted to promote a "Battle of the Sexes" tennis match in 2001 starring Venus and Serena Williams testified Monday that their father claimed repeatedly he had full authority to negotiate the proposed event. Carol Clarke contends in a lawsuit the Williams family broke a contract for the deal.