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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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  • Flavia Pennetta defeats injured Agnieszka Radwanska at Indian Wells

    Emotion and injury trumped great tennis Sunday in the women's final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells. Flavia Pennetta of Italy won the title and the $1 million that went with it. Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland was the 6-2, 6-1 victim, and her...
  • Jelena Jankovic, Sara Errani upset in Family Circle Cup quarterfinals

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- It proved tough to be a top seed at the Family Circle Cup this week. Second-seeded Jelena Jankovic and No. 3-seeded Sara Errani were both upset Friday in the quarterfinals, leaving sixth-seeded Eugenie Bouchard as the lone top-10...
  • Andrea Petkovic, Jana Cepelova advance to Family Circle Cup final

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- No matter how the final match goes, there will be a surprise champion at the Family Circle Cup. No. 14-seeded Andrea Petkovic of Germany and Jana Cepelova of Slovakia advance to the finals Saturday, both rallying late in their...
  • Andrea Petkovic wins Family Circle Cup tennis title

    CHARLESTON, S.C. -- Andrea Petkovic ended a surprising week at the Family Circle Cup by winning her first WTA tournament in three years, outlasting Jana Cepelova for a 7-5, 6-2 victory Sunday. Petkovic was once ranked ninth in the world before several...
  • Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements

    Star athletes like LeBron, Serena cash in on junk food endorsements
    Superstar athletes Peyton Manning, LeBron James and Serena Williams led their colleagues with endorsements of food and beverages that are calorie-dense and unhealthful – sending mixed messages about diet and health, researchers said. Of 512 brands...
  • 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,...
  • Ivanovic stuns No. 1 Serena, gains Aussie QF berth

    Ivanovic stuns No. 1 Serena, gains Aussie QF berth
    Serena Williams' quest for an 18th career singles Grand Slam title will have to wait a few more months. The world No. 1 will have to start a new winning streak too. Serbian Ana Ivanovic stunned Williams, 4-6, 6-3, 6-3 Sunday to reach the quarterfinals...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers
    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Serena Williams withdraws from BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells

    Serena Williams withdraws from BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells
    Serena Williams has announced she will not play in the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells next month. Williams, who has not played at Indian Wells since 2001, had left her name on the preliminary entry list last month but withdrew Friday. “After...
  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
  • Serena Williams is bored with practice, ready for return at Dubai

    Serena Williams is bored with practice, ready for return at Dubai
    DUBAI, United Arab Emirates -- Serena Williams says she asked for a wild card into the Dubai Championships to combat boredom once she believed her back injury was on the mend. “My back finally started to feel better but it wasn't better in time...