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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 Williams in No. 1 form in dispatching Sloane Stephens at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens probably will be able to beat Serena Williams again someday. Just not Sunday. Williams, defending U.S. Open champion and the top-ranked player in the world, appears well on her way to winning a 17th Grand Slam title...
  • 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...
  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

    The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers. The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
  • Broncos' Von Miller suspended six games under NFL drug policy

    Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL's substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl. The league wanted a longer penalty for the...
  • Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title

    Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court. When Azarenka's final service return went long,...
  • Serena Williams joins Victoria Azarenka in U.S. Open finals rematch

    Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open final with a 6-0, 6-3 victory on Friday over Li Na of China, setting up a rematch of last year's championship match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. The second set was full of clever...
  • 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,...
  • Agnieszka Radwanska on naked photo shoot: 'It was great, really fun'

     Agnieszka Radwanska on naked photo shoot: 'It was great, really fun'
    Agnieszka Radwanska, ranked fourth in the world and seeded second at this week's Southern California Open in Carlsbad, was recently featured in ESPN The Magazine body issue, which shows athletes tastefully unclothed. Radwanska's photo shoot had her...
  • Samantha Stosur upsets Victoria Azarenka at Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur upsets Victoria Azarenka at Southern California Open
    Samantha Stosur, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, defeated top-seeded Victoria Azarenka for the first time in her career in a 6-2, 6-3 upset  in the finals of the Southern California Open for her first tournament victory since that...
  • Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open
    From the first point, a crackling service winner, Samantha Stosur seemed totally focused on erasing a negative mark on her record. While the 29-year-old Stosur had won a U.S. Open title two years ago, upsetting Serena Williams in the final, the...
  • National tennis center coming to Fort Lauderdale

    The nation's oldest black amateur tennis association wants to build its first permanent home and training center in Fort Lauderdale's historic black Sistrunk Boulevard community. Once completed, the estimated $6 million facility — excluding land,...
  • Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles

    Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles
    Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup women's title for the third time and Rafael Nadal matched that feat while playing spoiler in the men's tournament to capture his eighth title of the year. Williams routed unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-0,...