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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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  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
  • Serena Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday. Just not Sunday. Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
  • John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open

    John Isner knocked out of U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — John Isner had played long and late Thursday to pull out a physically taxing four-set win over flashy Frenchman Gael Monfils, 7-5, 6-2, 4-6, 7-6 (4) at the U.S. Open. The New York crowd had firmly planted itself on the side of the...
  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers. The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
  • Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title

    Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court. When Azarenka's final service return went long,...
  • Maria Sharapova parts ways with coach, hires Jimmy Connors

    Maria Sharapova didn't take long in hiring a new coach, announcing on Saturday that Jimmy Connors will replace Thomas Hogstedt, who oversaw her training for the last three years and helped her return to the No. 1 ranking in women's tennis. Connors, an...
  • Prep sports profile: Jenny Mizikar

    Prep sports profile: Jenny Mizikar
    In her fourth and final year on Batavia’s varsity tennis team, Jenny Mizikar is keen on making history. Aside from wanting to help her team win its fourth conference title in as many years, head coach Brad Nelson says that Mizikar needs 21 wins this...
  • “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...
  • Samantha Stosur upsets Victoria Azarenka at Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, defeated top-seeded Victoria Azarenka for the first time in her careerĀ in a 6-2, 6-3 upsetĀ  in the finals of the Southern California Open for her first tournament victory since that...
  • Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open
    From the first point, a crackling service winner, Samantha Stosur seemed totally focused on erasing a negative mark on her record. While the 29-year-old Stosur had won a U.S. Open title two years ago, upsetting Serena Williams in the final, the...
  • National tennis center coming to Fort Lauderdale

    The nation's oldest black amateur tennis association wants to build its first permanent home and training center in Fort Lauderdale's historic black Sistrunk Boulevard community. Once completed, the estimated $6 million facility — excluding land,...