Stories tagged: Serena Williams
Sun., Dec. 24, 2017, 5:14 p.m.
ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates – Serena Williams is returning to competition with an exhibition match Saturday in Abu Dhabi against French Open champion Jelena Ostapenko. Williams has not competed …
UPDATED: Mon., Oct. 9, 2017, 7:23 p.m.
Australian Open officials are hopeful Serena Williams will make her competitive comeback to tennis next January to defend the title at Melbourne Park.
UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 16, 2017, 3:12 p.m.
Karaoke isn’t exactly Kim Kardashian’s go-to pastime – in fact, she’s only attended a singalong session once, and she was too nervous to grab the mic herself. But maybe that’s …
Tue., June 27, 2017, 9:52 a.m.
The tennis superstar is seen in profile with her right arm covering her breasts and her pregnant stomach prominently on display. The magazine unveiled the cover Tuesday.
UPDATED: Tue., June 27, 2017, 9:37 a.m.
Serena Williams is showing off her pregnancy with a nude photo on the cover of the August issue of Vanity Fair. The tennis superstar is seen in profile with her …
Sun., June 25, 2017, 7:14 p.m.
Retired tennis great John McEnroe describes Serena Williams as the best female tennis player in the world in his new memoir, “But Seriously,” but during a Sunday interview with NPR’s …
UPDATED: Thu., June 1, 2017, 2:31 p.m.
Serena Williams wants everyone to slow down with all of that “It’s a girl!” talk prompted by sister Venus. The pregnant tennis star sent out a tweet to “clarify what …
Fri., April 28, 2017, 8:02 a.m.
Ilie Nastase has responded to the backlash from his comments about Serena Williams and his Fed Cup outburst. He says his remarks about the pregnant tennis great were “spontaneous” and …
Mon., April 24, 2017, 6:29 p.m.
Serena Williams is briefly back at No. 1 in the WTA rankings, despite not playing a match since January – and with plans to take the rest of 2017 off …
Wed., April 19, 2017, 4:13 p.m.
A spokeswoman for Serena Williams confirms that the tennis player is pregnant. Williams posted a selfie on Snapchat with the caption ‘20 weeks.’ Williams is 35 and announced her engagement …
Tue., March 7, 2017, 6:05 p.m.
Serena Williams withdrew from the BNP Paribas Open that begins on Wednesday because of a left knee injury, leaving the desert tournament without the world’s top-ranked women’s player.
Sat., Jan. 28, 2017, 5:18 p.m.
Serena won the all-Williams final, the ninth in Grand Slam history and the second in Australia, 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday night. With her record seventh Australian Open title, Serena moved …
Tue., Jan. 24, 2017, 10:05 p.m.
Serena Williams reached her 10th consecutive Grand Slam semifinal, and kept her bid alive for a record 23rd major title, with a 6-2, 6-3 win over Johanna Konta at the …
Mon., Jan. 23, 2017, 4 a.m.
Serena Williams scrapped her way into the quarterfinals at the Australian Open, working around a misfiring serve and a rash of unforced errors to beat Barbora Strycova as the heat …
Wed., Jan. 4, 2017, 8:33 p.m.
Serena Williams lost her second-round match Wednesday at the ASB Classic and the 22-time Grand Slam singles champion, frustrated by swirling winds, didn’t leave quietly. “At least I can get …
Tue., Jan. 3, 2017, 10:30 p.m.
Serena Williams ended four months on the sideline with flashes of form and occasional bouts of frustration in a 6-3, 6-4 win over Pauline Parmentier on Tuesday in the first …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 11:59 a.m.
Beyonce, Serena Williams, Colin Kaepernick and Kevin Hart are among 100 black leaders being recognized by Ebony magazine.
Sun., Oct. 16, 2016, 5:30 p.m.
Serena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury.
Thu., Sept. 8, 2016, 8:25 p.m.
For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.
Mon., Sept. 5, 2016, 10:03 p.m.
Venus Williams went from down and out to a point from victory, then back again. In the end, she couldn’t quite get past a woman a dozen years younger and …
Thu., Sept. 1, 2016, 8:45 p.m.
Looking rather displeased with herself at times, Serena Williams still managed to tie Martina Navratilova’s professional-era women’s record with her 306th career victory in Grand Slam matches on Thursday in …
Fri., Aug. 26, 2016, 7:16 p.m.
Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
Tue., Aug. 23, 2016, 8:03 p.m.
Mon., Aug. 15, 2016, 7:59 p.m.
Sun., Aug. 14, 2016, 6:36 p.m.
Defending champion Serena Williams initially opted to skip Cincinnati, figuring she’d be just finishing up in Rio de Janeiro. An early upset changed her plans and got her back in …
Tue., Aug. 9, 2016, 10:07 p.m.
Not until the crowd at the Olympic Tennis Centre roared in shock and Serena Williams approached the net to concede did Elina Svitolina allow herself to believe she had beaten …
Wed., July 20, 2016, 8:08 p.m.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic head the direct entry lists for this year’s U.S. Open.
Fri., July 15, 2016, 4:52 p.m.
Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
Sat., July 9, 2016, 4:50 p.m.
Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.
Fri., July 8, 2016, 11:09 p.m.
Before looking ahead to the Wimbledon final between Serena Williams and Angelique Kerber on Saturday, take a moment to look back at the American’s second-round match last week.