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Serena Williams

Serena Williams
Serena Williams (September 26, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who has won 27 Grand Slam titles.
Serena Williams (September 26, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who has won 27 Grand Slam titles. « Show less

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  • Williams beats Safarova in 3 sets at French for 20th major

    What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle for Serena Williams. After going up by a set and two breaks in the French Open final Saturday, she double-faulted away that lead. Then, suddenly, she trailed in the third set. As the tension...
  • On The Fly: American Pharoah Captures Elusive Triple Crown

    The gilded Triple Crown paddock doors opened to welcome the newest member of horse-racing thoroughbred's elite class: American Pharoah. It broke to the lead early in the Belmont Stakes, and jockey Victor Espinoza never looked back. Yes, this Pharoah was...
  • Serena holds off Safarova for 20th Gram Slam crown; Djokovic outlasts Murray to reach final

    PARIS Serena Williams overcame an illness this week to win her 20th Grand Slam title with a 6-3, 6-7 (2-7), 6-2 defeat of Lucie Safarova at the French Open. Williams, down with influenza in the proceeding days and who skipped Friday training, struggled...
  • The Latest: Dodig, Melo win French Open men's doubles title

    8:25 p.m. Third-seeded Ivan Dodig of Croatia and Marcelo Melo of Brazil won the French Open men's doubles final after beating top-seeded Americans Bob and Mike Bryan 6-7 (5), 7-6 (5), 7-5. After hitting the winner with a cross-court volley at the net,...
  • Maria Sharapova loses, Serena Williams advances at French Open

    Maria Sharapova loses, Serena Williams advances at French Open
    Defending champion Maria Sharapova's bid for a third French Open title in four years is over. Coughing between points on an overcast day, the second-seeded Sharapova was outplayed throughout a 7-6 (3), 6-4 loss to 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech...
  • The Latest: Heavy rain after French Open semifinal suspended

    8:55 p.m. The crowd was angry when Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray walked off center court midway through the fourth set of their French Open semifinal. The decision was taken to suspend play, with Djokovic leading 2-1 in sets and the score tied at 3-3...
  • Ill Williams comes back again at French Open to reach final

    At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult. With the temperature nearing 85 degrees (30 Celsius), she pressed white towels filled with ice...
  • Ailing Serena rallies past Bacsinszky to advance to French Open final

    PARIS An ailing and depleted Serena Williams managed another comeback to defeat Timea Bacsinszky 4-6, 6-3, 6-0 on Thursday to clinch a spot in the French Open final against Lucia Safarova. Williams, the top seed who is now a win away from her 20th career...
  • The Latest: Bacsinszky not affected by Serena's ails in semi

    The Latest from the French Open: ___ 9:40 p.m. Timea Bacsinszky's concentration was not affected by Serena Williams' signs of discomfort in their French Open semifinal. Bacsinszky, a Swiss player seeded 23rd, led by 6-4 and a break. Then, she lost...
  • Ill Serena Williams comes back again at French Open to reach final

    Ill Serena Williams comes back again at French Open to reach final
    PARIS -- At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult. With the temperature nearing 85 degrees, she pressed white towels filled with ice...
  • Djokovic beats 9-time French Open champ Nadal in quarters

    There was no trophy, and no title, on offer for Novak Djokovic at Court Philippe Chatrier. Perhaps there should have been, considering what he accomplished. Thoroughly outplaying the best there's ever been on red clay, Djokovic ended Rafael Nadal's 39-...