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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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  • “American Masters” profiles its first sports figure with Billie Jean King documentary

     
    When tennis star Serena Williams won her fifth U.S. Open title on Sunday at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center, she received $3.6 million — the same amount that Rafael Nadal would receive the next night for winning the men's singles...
  • L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist

    L.A. Film Festival: 'Venus Vs.' filmmaker on tennis star-activist
    This post has been updated. See bottom for details. Most people know Venus Williams for her ferocious backhand and overall power on the tennis court, but the 33-year-old athlete has also been an effective activist, specifically when it comes to the...
  • Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic advance at Wimbledon

    Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of Wimbledon with a 61-minute victory over Kimiko Date-Krumm on Saturday. The top-seeded Williams overwhelmed her 42-year-old opponent, 6-1, 6-0, on Center Court for her 600th career win. Williams and...
  • Andy Murray advances at Wimbledon; U.S. women have mixed results

    No. 2 seed Andy Murray, who is trying to become the first British man to win the Wimbledon singles title since Fred Perry triumphed in 1936, easily won his first-round match on Monday with a 6-4, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Benjamin Becker of Germany. Murray ...
  • Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure

    Andy Murray advances to fourth round at Wimbledon, feels pressure
    WIMBLEDON, England — Andy Murray feels the heavy burden of expectations now that he's safely into the fourth round and has avoided the stumbles that sent Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal home shockingly early. "I think there's a lot more pressure on...
  • Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon

    Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams advance to fourth round at Wimbledon
    WIMBLEDON, England — While Sloane Stephens, Madison Keys and Laura Robson offered tantalizing glimpses into tennis' future, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams reinforced their current dominance. Top-ranked Djokovic and Williams glided into the...
  • Serena Williams' Wimbledon loss is latest, biggest tennis shocker

    WIMBLEDON, England — Serena Williams insisted her round-of-16 loss to Germany's Sabine Lisicki wasn't a shock, because Lisicki is a good grass-court player with a "massive, massive serve" and was vastly underrated as the 23rd seed. In many ways,...
  • Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final

    Sabine Lisicki, Marion Bartoli advance to Wimbledon final
    WIMBLEDON, England —- Whether it's Sabine Lisicki or Marion Bartoli who receives the Venus Rosewater Dish on Saturday, the Wimbledon women's champion will be a deserving first-time Grand Slam victor. Lisicki, the German-born 23rd-seeded player who...
  • Miami Heat releases Mike Miller in amnesty move

    Mike Miller was a luxury that the Miami Heat decided they could no longer afford. Miller was designated Tuesday as the team's amnesty player, a move that may save the Heat more than $30 million in luxury tax payments over the next two years and comes...
  • Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/20 log (updated Saturday AM with tennis pairings)

    Sports TV and radio: Saturday's 7/20 log (updated Saturday AM with tennis pairings)
    5:25 a.m.    Soccer: Manchester United vs. Australian league stars.--Fox Soccer Ch. 6 a.m.    Tennis: German Open semifinals: Nicolas Almagro vs. Fabio Fognini; Roger Federer vs. Federico Delbonis (in Hamburg).--Tennis Ch. 7 a.m.    Golf: British Open...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/21 log (updated Sat. PM with tennis pairings)

    Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 7/21 log (updated Sat. PM with tennis pairings)
    6 a.m.    Golf: British Open final round (in Muirfield, Scotland).--ESPN 9 a.m.    NBA: Las Vegas Summer League playoff: Charlotte vs. D-League Select.--NBA TV 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; on Cox cable 47 and Verizon FiOs 17 in Newport News).--...