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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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  • CBS' final U.S. Open men's singles championship draws 2.2 million

    CBS' broadcast of the U.S. Open men's singles championship -- the network's final presentation of the tennis event after hosting it 46 years -- attracted an average of 2.2 million viewers. The low-rated Monday match was a lopsided affair with Marin...
  • Serena Williams wins U.S. Open for 18th Grand Slam title

    It wasn't scintillating tennis. But for Serena Williams, the result certainly was. So was the payday. When she beat Caroline Wozniacki here Sunday, 6-3, 6-3, she not only had her third straight U.S. Open title, but her 18th Grand Slam tournament...
  • Serena Williams wins third straight U.S. Open

    Serena Williams wins third straight U.S. Open
    NEW YORK - Top ranked Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-3 in the U.S. Open final Sunday to move into the record books with her 18th Grand Slam title. It was the sixth U.S. Open crown and third straight for the...
  • Number 18 in the books, Williams targets next grand slam

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Serena Williams allowed herself a moment to savor a third straight U.S. Open win on Sunday, but only a moment. Just three hours after securing her 18th grand slam title with a dominating 6-3 6-3 win over Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki,...
  • Slow start cost her chance at glory, Wozniacki says

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Denmark's Caroline Wozniacki said nerves and a slow start cost her any chance of beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final on Sunday. The former world number one was out-hit and outplayed by the American, who won 6-3 6-3 to seal...
  • On The Fly: Honoring The Captain, Getting Nervous In Foxborough

    Derek Jeter, who was a kid in helping the Yankees to the World Series title in 1996, is now a man, an old man by baseball standards. He made his official goodbye at Yankee Stadium on Sunday. He said, "I've had the greatest job in the world. I've had a...
  • Dark day but bright hopes for American tennis at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits. Eight American men took the courts at the sprawling U.S. National...
  • Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend

    Serena easily dispatches fellow 18-year-old Townsend
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years. This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open. Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
  • U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance

    U.S. Open officials catch heat as Wozniacki, Serena Williams advance
    They held the women's semifinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Friday, and a medical controversy broke out. Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams won their way into Sunday's final with solid tennis — Williams with spectacular shotmaking in a...
  • U.S. Open women's final will offer chances for redemption

    Serena Williams will attempt to salvage a difficult year and Caroline Wozniacki will attempt to jump-start a career here Sunday. When they meet in the U.S. Open final in 23,000-seat Ashe Stadium, Williams will be the overwhelming favorite, as she almost...
  • Sports TV and radio: Sunday's 9/7 log (updated Sunday AM)

    6 a.m.    Golf: European Masters final round (in Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf 7:30 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One Italian Grand Prix (in Monza).--NBCSN 9 a.m.    Talk: Sports Highlights (d.; taped at Winston-Salem Open tennis tournament; on Cox...
  • Williams, Wozniacki put friendship aside in final

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - For Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, there is a time for friendship and a time for business, and business does not get much more serious than a grand slam final. The pair spent some holiday time together in Miami earlier in...