Stories tagged: Serena Williams
SATURDAY, JAN. 28, 2017, 5:18 P.M.
23: Serena Williams sets major record with win over Venus
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 …
TUESDAY, JAN. 24, 2017, 10:05 P.M.
Serena Williams, Lucic-Baroni win at throwback Australian Open
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 …
MONDAY, JAN. 23, 2017, 4 A.M.
Serena Williams into Australian Open quarterfinals
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 …
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 4, 2017, 8:33 P.M.
Frustrated Serena Williams loses in 2nd round at Auckland
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 …
TUESDAY, JAN. 3, 2017, 10:30 P.M.
Serena Williams wins opener in Auckland after 4-month layoff
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 …
FRIDAY, NOV. 4, 2016, 11:59 A.M.
Beyonce, Kaepernick, Hart among Ebony Power 100 honorees
Beyonce, Serena Williams, Colin Kaepernick and Kevin Hart are among 100 black leaders being recognized by Ebony magazine.
SUNDAY, OCT. 16, 2016, 5:30 P.M.
Serena Williams out of WTA Finals, citing injured shoulder
Serena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury.
THURSDAY, SEPT. 8, 2016, 8:25 P.M.
Digest: Serena Williams loses to Karolina Pliskova at U.S. Open semifinal for 2nd year in row
For the second year in a row, Serena Williams’ bid to make history ended with a shocking loss in the U.S. Open semifinals.
MONDAY, SEPT. 5, 2016, 10:03 P.M.
In brief: Venus Williams exits, but sister Serena moves on at U.S. Open
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 …
THURSDAY, SEPT. 1, 2016, 8:45 P.M.
Digest: Serena Williams ties Open-era mark with 306 wins
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 …
FRIDAY, AUG. 26, 2016, 7:16 P.M.
U.S. Open top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic coming off injuries
Serena Williams is “starting to feel a little better.” Novak Djokovic is “getting there.”
TUESDAY, AUG. 23, 2016, 8:03 P.M.
Newsmakers: Utah partially reinstates Cory Butler-Byrd
MONDAY, AUG. 15, 2016, 7:59 P.M.
Digest: Gene Sauers wins U.S. Senior Open
SUNDAY, AUG. 14, 2016, 6:36 P.M.
Serena Williams tries to hold onto No. 1 in Cincinnati
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 …
TUESDAY, AUG. 9, 2016, 10:07 P.M.
Serena Williams eliminated from Olympic tennis tournament
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 …
WEDNESDAY, JULY 20, 2016, 8:08 P.M.
Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic head entry lists for US Open
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic head the direct entry lists for this year’s U.S. Open.
FRIDAY, JULY 15, 2016, 4:52 P.M.
Rafael Nadal on final entry list for Rio Olympics
Rafael Nadal is on the final entry list for the Rio Olympics.
SATURDAY, JULY 9, 2016, 4:50 P.M.
Serena Williams tops Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon, ties Steffi Graf’s Slam mark
Serena Williams insisted she was not focused on No. 22.
FRIDAY, JULY 8, 2016, 11:09 P.M.
Angelique Kerber, Serena Williams meet in rematch of Australian Open final
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.
THURSDAY, JULY 7, 2016, 7:06 P.M.
No all-Williams final at Wimbledon after Angelique Kerber stops Venus
Instead of the ninth all-Williams final at a Grand Slam tournament, there will be a rematch of another sort to determine the title at Wimbledon.
MONDAY, JULY 4, 2016, 8:10 P.M.
Open-and-shut case for Serena Williams at Wimbledon
It was raining, ever so slightly, and her Wimbledon fourth-round match was slipping away, ever so slightly, when Serena Williams stumbled as she ran to the net, winding up seated …
FRIDAY, JULY 1, 2016, 8:54 P.M.
In Brief: Serena Williams avoids early exit at Wimbledon
Down a break in the final set and one point away from falling behind 3-0, Serena Williams refused to buckle on Centre Court.
SUNDAY, JUNE 26, 2016, 6:34 P.M.
Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play
Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn’t won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve …
SATURDAY, JUNE 4, 2016, 11:02 P.M.
Garbine Muguruza’s first Grand Slam title denies Serena Williams her 22nd at French Open
The day before the French Open final, Serena Williams’ coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, was discussing whether his player would need to lift her level to beat Garbine Muguruza and collect a …
THURSDAY, JUNE 2, 2016, 6:38 P.M.
Serena Williams pulls out tough French Open quarterfinal win
Serena Williams’ chest was heaving between points. Her footwork wasn’t quite right. Miscue followed miscue, until she was a set and a break down in the French Open quarterfinals.
TUESDAY, MAY 10, 2016, 10:12 P.M.
In Brief: Thunder rally past Spurs for 3-2 series lead
Russell Westbrook had 35 points, 11 rebounds and nine assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder rallied in the fourth quarter to beat the San Antonio Spurs 95-91 on Tuesday night, …
SATURDAY, JAN. 30, 2016, 8:02 P.M.
Kerber beats Williams for her 1st Grand Slam title
MELBOURNE, Australia – After all the advice that Steffi Graf gave her, Angelique Kerber was able to return a favor to the retired champion on Saturday. Graf’s record of 22 …
FRIDAY, JAN. 29, 2016, 8:17 P.M.
Australian Open: Williams closing in on Graf’s mark
Serena Williams is one match away from tying Graf’s Open era record of 22 Grand Slam titles.
WEDNESDAY, JAN. 27, 2016, 9:35 P.M.
Serena Williams within one win of 7th Australian Open title
Serena Williams provided another reminder of her dominance in women’s tennis with a 6-0, 6-4 win in the Australian Open semifinals against Agnieszka Radwanska, who is soon to move to …
MONDAY, JAN. 25, 2016, 5:53 P.M.
Serena Williams beats Sharapova, reaches Aussie Open semis
Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova’s strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open champion a place in the semifinals.