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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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  • Russian tennis official takes more heat for 'Williams brothers' remark

    A top Russian tennis official who mocked Serena and Venus Williams by referring to them as the "Williams brothers" now faces potential sanctions from the International Olympic Committee. While appearing on a television talk show in his country, Shamil...
  • On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky

    On The Fly: NBA Preseason Even Has An Owner Cranky
    Suns owner Robert Sarver was so upset that the Spurs were missing marquee players (injured or resting after a European trip) and even Gregg Popovich (who appointed assistant Ettore Messina to coach) that he addressed the crowd in Phoenix during Thursday's...
  • China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out

    China Open stunners: Nadal knocked out, Serena drops out
    BEIJING -- Rafa Nadal's return to action came to a shuddering halt on Friday when the Spaniard was beaten by Slovakia's Martin Klizan in a late-night quarter-final duel at the China Open. After world No. 1 Novak Djokovic had continued his march through...
  • Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws

    Nadal, Serena advance to China Open quarters, Halep withdraws
    BEIJING -- World No. 2 Rafa Nadal sailed into the quarterfinals of the China Open, his first tournament in 13 weeks, on Thursday but conceded his quest to regain his lost rhythm continues. The Spaniard, returning from a wrist injury, beat qualifier Peter...
  • Serena, Sharapova advance to China Open third round

    Serena, Sharapova advance to China Open third round
    BEIJING -- WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats....
  • 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...