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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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  • Serena coach says she is only human

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Even the best players have their ups and downs, and crises of confidence, says tennis coach Patrick Mouratoglou, who believes Serena Williams has now regained her way in pursuit of a third U.S. Open title in a row. Williams who...
  • U.S. Open atmosphere strikes a chord with top players

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - When Serena Williams walks out for the U.S. Open final on Sunday, she will do so with her favorite music booming out in the background. The U.S. Open is the only one of the four grand slam events to play music consistently before and...
  • Wozniacki reaches U.S. Open final as injury sidelines Peng

    Wozniacki reaches U.S. Open final as injury sidelines Peng
    NEW YORK -- Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the U.S. Open final in dramatic fashion on Friday when China's Peng Shuai was forced to retire due to injury, putting the Dane one win away from winning an elusive grand slam title. Wozniacki was leading 7-6...
  • Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki To Meet In U.S. Open Final

    Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki To Meet In U.S. Open Final
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - No. 1 ranked Serena Williams took no chances with the searing heat on Arthur Ashe Stadium court by racing to a 6-1 6-3 rout of Ekaterina Makarova on Friday to reach the U.S. Open women's final. Williams, winner of the last two U.S....
  • Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one

    Tennis: Fearless U.S. Open prediction: Roger can get at least one more major -- this one
    About a year ago, wasn't Roger Federer supposed to be washed up? No way. ... Here's how I see the U.S. Open, starting with the round of 16. Happy watching! MEN Round of 16: (1) Novak Djokovic over (22) Phillip Kohlschreiber; (9) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga...
  • The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win

    The U.S. Open: tennis, the American way, if not an American win
    This year, tennis fans have watched three major tournaments, seen six different champions in the men's and women's singles, and known full well that was just the warmup. Monday, the U.S. Open begins its 14-day run of terror, torture and testosterone....
  • Players using psychologists to find the extra one percent

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Tennis players are always looking for that extra 1 percent, the unseen edge that could take them to the very top. For some it's going gluten free or travelling with a fitness trainer but increasingly, it is that voice in the...
  • Serena Williams reaches U.S. Open semifinal

    Serena Williams reaches U.S. Open semifinal
    Serena Williams continued to power her way through the field in the U.S. Open on Wednesday night, again failing to lose more than three games in any set, as she made her way into the semifinals. The top-seeded Williams took just over an hour to handle...
  • Sports TV and radio: Friday's 9/5 log (updated Thursday PM with tennis pairings and radio decisions)

    5:30 a.m.    Golf: European Masters second round (in Crans-sur-Sierre, Switzerland).--Golf 8 a.m.    Motorsports: Formula One practice (in Monza, Italy).--NBCSN 9:30 a.m.    Golf: European Masters second round.--Golf 10:30 a.m.    Football: Nov. 1998:...
  • Serena into U.S. Open semifinals with 6-3, 6-2 win

    Serena into U.S. Open semifinals with 6-3, 6-2 win
    NEW YORK -- Two-time defending champion Serena Williams got off to a sluggish start before roaring past 11th seed Flavia Pennetta 6-3, 6-2, to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open on Wednesday. The top seed will meet Russian 17th seed Ekaterina...
  • Makarova ousts Azarenka from U.S. Open

    Makarova ousts Azarenka from U.S. Open
    NEW YORK - Ekaterina Makarova outslugged Victoria Azarenka, the U.S. Open runner-up the last two years, 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open. The 17th-seeded Russian was steadier and more explosive with her big groundstrokes in...
  • Players get a lot of cash but earn little credit for desire

    A couple of items in a record book brought a real jolt the other day. One reminded that this was the 45th anniversary of Rod Laver's second calendar Grand Slam, 1969. He also won all four majors — the Australian, French, Wimbledon and U.S. Open...