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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 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...
  • Serena Williams wins third straight U.S. Open

    NEW YORK - Top ranked Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-3 in the U.S. Open final Sunday to move into the record books with her 18th Grand Slam title. It was the sixth U.S. Open crown and third straight for the...
  • Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final on scorcher of a day

    Serena Williams breezes into U.S. Open final on scorcher of a day
    NEW YORK -- World No. 1 Serena Williams took no chances with the searing heat on Arthur Ashe Stadium court by racing to a 6-1 6-3 rout of Ekaterina Makarova to reach the U.S. Open women's final on Friday. Williams, winner of the last two U.S. Opens, came...
  • Wozniacki Overcomes Slow Start, Advances In Connecticut Open

    Wozniacki Overcomes Slow Start, Advances In Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN -- Sitting in a three-game hole against a sharp, upset-minded opponent, Caroline Wozniacki took a deep breath and found her footing Monday night. This was an easy court for Wozniacki to regain her composure. The Connecticut Tennis Center is...
  • American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open

    American Alison Riske In Upset Victory At Connecticut Open
    Visit courant.com/ctopen819 for more photos. NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena. Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
  • Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated

    Caroline Wozniacki Eliminated
    NEW HAVEN — On Monday, Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she was in great shape. She's training to run in the Nov. 2 New York City Marathon and her fitness is the best it's ever been on the tennis court. But even top marathoners get tired. And...
  • Another Upset In The Connecticut Open: No. 3 Bouchard Falls To Stosur

    NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center. Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....
  • Bouchard Falls To Stosur In Straight Sets

    NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs. Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...