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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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  • Players using psychologists to find the extra one percent

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tennis players are always looking for that extra 1 percent, the unseen edge that could take them to the very top. For some it's going gluten free or travelling with a fitness trainer but increasingly, it is that voice in the...
  • U.S. Open women's final will offer chances for redemption

    Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career here Sunday. When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite, as she almost...
  • 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...
  • Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam. Djokovic, who has advanced to...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 9/7 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: European Masters final round (in Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Italian Grand Prix (in Monza).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; taped at Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament; on Cox...
  • Number 18 in the books, Williams targets next grand slam

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams allowed herself a moment to savor a third straight U.S. Open win on Sunday, but only a moment. Just three hours after securing her 18th grand slam title with a dominating 6-3 6-3 win over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki,...
  • Williams, Wozniacki put friendship aside in final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, there is a time for friendship and a time for business, and business does not get much more serious than a grand slam final. The pair spent some holiday time together in Miami earlier in...
  • 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...