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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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  • Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect

    Bouchard cruises at U.S. Open, Aussies stay perfect
    NEW YORK -- Powerful Canadian upstart Eugenie Bouchard launched her U.S. Open campaign with a bang, blasting by Olga Govortsova of Belarus in under an hour on Tuesday to sprint into the second round. The 20-year-old, pigtailed Bouchard, the only woman to...
  • Ivanovic stunned by Czech Pliskova at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Former world number one Ana Ivanovic was upset 7-5 6-4 by 42nd-ranked Karolina Pliskova of the Czech Republic in the second round of the U.S. Open on Thursday. Pliskova, 22, took advantage of a slew of miscues from the eighth-...
  • Factbox: U.S. Open facts and figures

    (Reuters) - The U.S. Open will take place from Monday-Sept. 8 in New York. Here are some facts and figures on the fourth and final grand slam of the year: - 2013 women's champion: Serena Williams (U.S.) - 2013 men's champion: Rafa Nadal (Spain),...
  • Williams looking to wave American flag again

    (Reuters) - Serena Williams will once again be counted on to wave the Stars and Stripes at the U.S. Open as she takes center stage at New York's Flushing Meadows with the next generation of American tennis hopefuls waiting in the wings. The world...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Djokovic faces difficult draw at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Top-seeded Novak Djokovic was handed a danger filled path to the final of the U.S. Open and a possible showdown with number two Roger Federer after Thursday's draw for the season's final grand slam. Djokovic, who has advanced to...
  • Serena Williams Wins 3rd Consecutive U.S. Open Championship

    Serena Williams Wins 3rd Consecutive U.S. Open Championship
    NEW YORK (Reuters) - World number one Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3 6-3 in the U.S. Open final on Sunday to move into the record books with her 18th grand slam title. The third straight and sixth overall U.S....
  • 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,...
  • 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...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open
    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...