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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: Being Anointed Preseason No. 1 Is No Guarantee

    A year ago, Alabama was the preseason No. 1 team in The Associated Press college football poll and Florida State was No. 11. When the season was over, Alabama was No. 7 and Florida State was the national champion. Keep that in mind as you peruse the...
  • Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open

    Strong Field Begins Play In Connecticut Open
    NEW HAVEN — When Simona Halep was asked Sunday who her toughest opponent is, the answer came quickly and without hesitation. "Maria Sharapova," Halep said. "She's beat me five times already." Sharapova won't be in New Haven this week. She'll...
  • Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London

    Wimbledon Finalist Eugenie Bouchard Picks Up First Win Since London
    NEW HAVEN — Until Monday afternoon, Eugenie Bouchard had not won a match since the semifinals of Wimbledon. Bouchard, the third-seed at the Connecticut Open and the eighth-ranked player in the world, dispatched Bojana Jovanovski of Serbia, 6-1 6-1...
  • 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...
  • Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth

    Jeff Jacobs: Blake, Courier Give Connecticut Open Crowd Money's Worth
    NEW HAVEN — They were not afraid to whiz some vicious shots at each other's head. Yes, it was much more dangerous off the court Wednesday than on it for James Blake and Jim Courier at the Connecticut Tennis Center. "Wow, that is a horrendous...
  • Tennis stars again top Forbes' list of top-earning female athletes

    The list of highest-earning female athletes in the world might not surprise you, with the exception that mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey, who might be the most popular woman in America right now, is not in the top 10. Her big paydays might be coming...
  • Serena Williams wins, Novak Djokovic upset

    Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4. On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....