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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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  • Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams' mystery ailment punctuates bizarre day at Wimbledon
    Staid old Wimbledon got bounced on its fanny here Tuesday. Somebody sat on the spectacles and broke them. Egad. Somebody else put lowfat milk on the strawberries. Strange things happened. The orderly became disorderly: • An ailing Serena Williams...
  • For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive

    For Andy Murray, a Wimbledon prize — and reprise — proves elusive
    On the warmest, sunniest day you can imagine, in a place where those are few and far between, gloom prevailed Wednesday. Great Britain was Mudville, and mighty Casey had struck out. When Andy Murray's final ground stroke settled into the bottom of the...
  • Ailing Serena retires from Wimbledon doubles match

    Ailing Serena retires from Wimbledon doubles match
    LONDON - Serena Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with sister Venus at Wimbledon on Tuesday after feeling unwell. Up against German/Swiss duo Kristina Barrois and Stefanie Voegele, the 32-year-old American looked in distress when...
  • Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open

    Serena bounces King on gusty day at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK -- World number one Serena Williams blew past Vania King 6-1, 6-0 and into the third round of the U.S. Open on a windswept day at Flushing Meadows on Thursday, then pulled a little double duty joining big sister Venus for a doubles win. "I'm...
  • Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Serena, Djokovic reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
    NEW YORK -- Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year and Novak Djokovic reached his 22nd in a row with victories in the fourth round of the U.S. Open on Monday. Williams defeated Kaia Kanepi of Estonia, 6-3, 6-3, to keep her...
  • Serena into U.S. Open semifinals with 6-3, 6-2 win

    NEW YORK -- Two-time defending champion Serena Williams got off to a sluggish start before roaring past 11th seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. The top seed will meet Russian 17th seed Ekaterina...
  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
  • Makarova ousts Azarenka from U.S. Open

    Makarova ousts Azarenka from U.S. Open
    NEW YORK - Ekaterina Makarova outslugged Victoria Azarenka, the U.S. Open runner-up the last two years, 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open. The 17th-seeded Russian was steadier and more explosive with her big groundstrokes in...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • Wozniacki reaches U.S. Open final as injury sidelines Peng

    Wozniacki reaches U.S. Open final as injury sidelines Peng
    NEW YORK -- Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the U.S. Open final in dramatic fashion on Friday when China's Peng Shuai was forced to retire due to injury, putting the Dane one win away from winning an elusive grand slam title. Wozniacki was leading 7-6...