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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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  • 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...
  • Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka to win Brisbane title

    BRISBANE, Australia -- This was one time Serena Williams didn't mind being pushed into the deep end, to use her own description. The top-ranked Williams carried her winning momentum from 2013 into the new season, beating No. 2-ranked Victoria Azarenka,...
  • Lleyton Hewitt upsets Roger Federer to win Brisbane title

    BRISBANE, Australia -- With the Fanatics in bright yellow and raucously chanting for Lleyton Hewitt to stay on top of Roger Federer, the Brisbane International final had the surreal feel of a journey back in time. It wouldn't have seemed out of...
  • Sloane Stephens says she was not celebrating Serena Williams' defeat

    Sloane Stephens says she was not celebrating Serena Williams' defeat
    Sloane Stephens says that despite what everyone assumed, she was not cheering the fact that Serena Williams lost in the fourth round of the Australian Open and complained that the footage shot of her at the end of Williams' match was intrusive. Stephens...
  • Serena Williams enters 2014 Indian Wells tennis tournament

    Serena Williams enters 2014 Indian Wells tennis tournament
    The prestigious Indian Wells tennis tournament, the BNP Paribas Open, announced its list of entries Wednesday and one name jumped out. Serena Williams. While tournament officials were quick to point out that this did not mean definitively that she...
  • TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA

    TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY It takes two septuagenarians (Derek...
  • Serena Williams reaches U.S. Open final again

    NEW YORK — From her first massive forehand to her final well-placed service winner, top-seeded and defending champion Serena Williams left no doubt Friday against Li Na. Williams beat the fifth-seeded Li, 6-0, 6-3, to advance to the U.S. Open...
  • Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka ready for battle at U.S. Open

    Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka ready for battle at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — It was the most memorable women's tennis match played in the last year, Serena Williams' comeback from 5-3 down in the final set to beat Victoria Azarenka in the finals of the 2012 U.S. Open and win her 15th major title and fourth Open,...
  • Review: Billie Jean King's story is about much more than tennis

     Review: Billie Jean King's story is about much more than tennis
    Forty years ago, Billie Jean King played Bobby Riggs in the most famous tennis match in American history. Dubbed "The Battle of the Sexes," it was as much a contest of ideologies as athleticism. King represented the fight for women's rights, and Riggs,...
  • “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...
  • Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China

    Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China
      Thanks to a YouTube video (with a hat tip to Larry Brown Sports), we get to see how much Serena Williams wants to win, even when she plays a first-round doubles match with her sister Venus in China. Williams double-faulted on match point and that...
  • Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.

    Sloane Stephens, John Isner to play in Hopman Cup for U.S.
    Former Hopman Cup champion John Isner will partner with up-and-coming American Sloane Stephens next January in the Hopman Cup, a warm-up event for the Australian Open. The 20-year-old Stephens upset No. 1-ranked Serena Williams this year at the...