Serena Williams ended a three-year title drought and donated her winner’s cheque to victims of the Australian bushfires in an emotional WTA Auckland Classic final on Sunday.
Former world no.1 Caroline Wozniacki and 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams will play on the same side of the net at the ASB Classic in Auckland, New Zealand, according to the tournament’s official website.
Canadians took to social media on Saturday to hail their first tennis Grand Slam champion Bianca Andreescu after the 19-year-old’s US Open win over Serena Williams.
Already regarded as the greatest women’s player ever to pick up a tennis racquet, Serena Williams’s legacy is already assured but the record equalling 24th Grand Slam that would help build statistical proof remains frustratingly out of reach.
Williams to face perhaps her toughest test so far at this year’s US Open.
The prospect of a Naomi Osaka-Serena Williams US Open final rematch that hung tantalisingly over the year’s final Grand Slam disappeared on Monday with Swiss Belinda Bencic the spoiler by claiming a 7-5 6-4 fourth round win over the Japanese holder.
Patrick Mouratoglou, whose courtside coaching of Serena Williams in last year’s dramatic US Open final triggered heated debate, said on Sunday he would not change a thing about his actions.
Serena Williams survived a second-round scare at the US Open on Wednesday with a 5-7 6-3 6-1 win over American wildcard Catherine McNally to keep alive her hopes of securing a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title.
Maria Sharapova comes up short for the 20th time in 22 matches against Williams.
Former world number one Serena Williams will begin her 2020 season with a return to the Auckland Open in January, her first appearance at the tournament since she was ousted in the second round in 2017.
Nadia Comaneci predicts “no one in Romania will be working for a few days”.
As the Wimbledon women’s quarter-finals took place yesterday without any of the top six seeds, the men’s competition has a far more familiar look with the “Big Three” not only safely through but, in most cases, barely breaking sweat.
Andy Murray wanted it, the British fans were desperate for it and the media were working themselves into a frenzy about it and on Tuesday it was confirmed that Serena Williams had said yes.
Serena Williams’ bid to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title was thwarted again when she suffered her earliest exit at the majors in almost five years, leading to more questions over her long-term future at the highest level.
Serena Williams will take on sister Venus in the second round of the Italian Open more than two decades after they last met on the red clay of Rome after both advanced in different styles on Monday.
Serena Williams returns from injury in Rome next week looking to get back to winning ways as she prepares her bid to match Margaret Court’s record of major singles titles at the French Open later this month.
A cartoon published in an Australian newspaper that depicted tennis star Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the US Open last year was not racist, Australia’s media watchdog said on Monday.
A disappointed Serena denies “choking” in her stunning quarter-final loss to Karolina Pliskova at the Australian Open.
Serena staved off a spectacular fightback from world number one Simona Halep.
Serena makes a 6-0 6-2 victory over unseeded German Tatjana Maria.
Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou.
The women’s draw looks more open even with Serena Williams back.
It took 43 Grand Slam triumphs and over two decades to set up the on-court meeting.
Williams seeks for a record-equalling 24th grand slam title at the Australian Open.
Serena Williams’ behaviour in Saturday’s US Open final divided the tennis world.
Japan celebrates Naomi Osaka’s victory over Serena Williams in the US Open final, applauding her humble attitude.
Serena Williams says she had “never cheated in her life”.
More trophies and children are hopefully in Serena Williams future, she said.
Williams takes the first cautious step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-4 6-0 first-round win over Linette.
Serena Williams is the highest paid female athlete for a third consecutive year in 2018, according to Forbes.