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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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  • 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 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...
  • Novak Djokovic breaks Rafael Nadal's French Open winning streak

    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...
  • Djokovic Ends Nadal's 39-Match French Open Win Streak In Straight Sets

    Djokovic Ends Nadal's 39-Match French Open Win Streak In Straight Sets
    PARIS — 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...
  • Serena Williams eases into French Open semifinals

    Serena Williams eases into French Open semifinals
    PARIS -- In stark contrast to her previous three matches, top-ranked Serena Williams overpowered Sara Errani on Wednesday to reach the French Open semifinals with a 6-1, 6-3 win. A two-time champion in Paris, Williams extended her unbeaten record...
  • On The Fly: Path Opens For American Pharoah

    On The Fly: Path Opens For American Pharoah
    The Belmont is down to eight. Carpe Diem and The Truth Or Else won't run. That news bodes well for American Pharoah. No horse has won the Triple Crown facing more than seven horses in the Belmont. Citation in 1948 and Seattle Slew in 1977 each defeated...
  • Maria Sharapova falls to Lucie Safarova at French Open

    Maria Sharapova falls to Lucie Safarova at French Open
    PARIS — 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...