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'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback
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# Roland Garros

'I’m struggling to walk' - Williams' season could be over after fresh Achilles injury setback

Sep 30th 2020, 11:37 AM 4,530 Views 2 Comments

Her wait to equal Margaret Court’s Grand Slam titles record goes on.

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test
# Roland Garros
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# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,737 Views 0 Comments

Rafa Nadal, meanwhile, says he will defend his title in the ‘most difficult conditions’ he has ever met at Roland Garros.

Azarenka storms back from a set down to knock out Serena Williams
# US Open
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# US Open

Azarenka storms back from a set down to knock out Serena Williams

Sep 11th 2020, 8:29 AM 28,249 Views 9 Comments

Azarenka’s first win over Williams in a grand slam event sets up her first major final appearance in seven years.

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open From The42

Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Sep 10th 2020, 7:31 AM 4,395 Views 0 Comments

Former world number one Victoria Azarenka awaits the American in the semi-finals.

Another impressive fightback sees Serena Williams into US Open semi-finals
# Mother Of All Battles
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# Mother Of All Battles

Another impressive fightback sees Serena Williams into US Open semi-finals

Sep 9th 2020, 8:57 PM 4,382 Views 2 Comments

The American great edged past Tsvetana Pironkova.

Serena Williams battles from a set down to tee up Sakkari rematch
# US Open
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# US Open

Serena Williams battles from a set down to tee up Sakkari rematch

Sep 6th 2020, 11:09 AM 3,140 Views 0 Comments

Meanwhile, there was controversy as the top women’s doubles seeds were pulled from the tournament due to a close contact with a confirmed Covid case.

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win
# US Open
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# US Open

Serena Williams starts bid for 24th grand slam title with straight sets win

Sep 2nd 2020, 8:13 AM 2,629 Views 2 Comments

Williams is one title away from matching Court’s record.

Serena Williams among Hollywood stars to own new LA women's soccer team
# New Kids On The Block
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# New Kids On The Block

Serena Williams among Hollywood stars to own new LA women's soccer team

Jul 21st 2020, 10:41 PM 4,777 Views 0 Comments

Angel City will be the temporary name of the club until a formal one is decided.

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough
# Problems
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# Problems

Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

Apr 16th 2020, 5:58 PM 5,157 Views 5 Comments

The US star she struggled with her mental health after being constantly touted as the sport’s next big thing.

Wimbledon cancellation means sporting mortality beckons even for Federer and Williams
# Greats
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# Greats

Wimbledon cancellation means sporting mortality beckons even for Federer and Williams

Apr 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 8,478 Views 7 Comments

The greats of the men and women’s game would be very close to 40 if they chase Grand Slams into next summer.

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Apr 1st 2020, 8:09 PM 8,948 Views 9 Comments

Tennis stars have reacted with dismay to the news that Wimbledon has been cancelled for 2020.

Isolated athletes especially prone to mental health risks, experts warn
# Concern
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# Concern

Isolated athletes especially prone to mental health risks, experts warn

Mar 31st 2020, 9:54 PM 5,600 Views 11 Comments

The impact of the current pandemic is unprecedented, with sports stars sidelined worldwide.

Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career
# Wave Goodbye
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# Wave Goodbye

Wozniacki, Williams both in tears as Dane calls time on career

Jan 24th 2020, 8:58 AM 8,843 Views 2 Comments

The former world number one announced in December that this would be her final tournament.

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid
# Upset
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# Upset

Serena Williams suffers shock loss at Australian Open, ending record bid

Jan 24th 2020, 7:54 AM 25,407 Views 36 Comments

She was sensationally knocked out in the third round by China’s Wang Qiang.

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland
# Winning Ways
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# Winning Ways

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Jan 12th 2020, 12:37 PM 5,783 Views 2 Comments

Williams beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3 6-4 in the women’s final in New Zealand.

Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on
# US Open
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# US Open

Williams slams 'inexcusable' performance as wait for record-equalling win goes on

Sep 8th 2019, 9:20 AM 9,827 Views 15 Comments

Teenager Bianca Andreescu stunned the American in Saturday’s final.

A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open
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# US Open

A star is born: 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams to win US Open

Sep 7th 2019, 11:03 PM 15,374 Views 11 Comments

Andreescu beat Serena Williams in straight sets, 6-3 7-5, at Flushing Meadows.

Serena Williams to face 19-year-old Andreescu in bid for record-equalling Slam title
# US Open
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# US Open

Serena Williams to face 19-year-old Andreescu in bid for record-equalling Slam title

Sep 6th 2019, 8:06 AM 5,221 Views 1 Comment

The Canadian 15th seed overcame Belinda Bencic to face the 38-year-old great in Saturday’s final.

Serena and Federer rally to win while Djokovic injured during victory at rainy US Open
# Battling Through
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# Battling Through

Serena and Federer rally to win while Djokovic injured during victory at rainy US Open

Aug 29th 2019, 8:45 AM 4,206 Views 0 Comments

Serena Williams got a scare before ousting 17-year-old US wildcard Caty McNally.

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Serena and Sharapova set for blockbuster first-round clash at US Open

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:23 PM 2,782 Views 2 Comments

In the men’s draw, Novak Djokovic may have to see off Roger Federer and Rafa Nadal to defend his crown.

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final
# Mixed Fortunes
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# Mixed Fortunes

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final

Aug 11th 2019, 9:52 PM 9,790 Views 2 Comments

Bianca Andreescu won by default after just four games.

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon
# Champion
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# Champion

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon

Jul 13th 2019, 3:12 PM 42,216 Views 69 Comments

The 2018 French Open winner was crowned Women’s Singles champion on Saturday with a superb display.

Serena Williams on verge of history as she breezes into Wimbledon final
# Dominant
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# Dominant

Serena Williams on verge of history as she breezes into Wimbledon final

Jul 11th 2019, 4:50 PM 7,897 Views 4 Comments

The American star is one match away from equalling Margaret Court’s Grand Slam title record.

'A lifetime experience': Serena refuses to rule out future Murray pairing
# Mixed Doubles
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# Mixed Doubles

'A lifetime experience': Serena refuses to rule out future Murray pairing

Jul 11th 2019, 9:09 AM 5,213 Views 2 Comments

Although their Wimbledon dream came to an end, Williams and Murray are keen to play with each other again.

No fairytale ending for Murray and Williams in Wimbledon mixed doubles
# Wimbledon
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# Wimbledon

No fairytale ending for Murray and Williams in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Jul 10th 2019, 5:17 PM 6,711 Views 1 Comment

The pair were knocked out by the number one seeds this afternoon.

Andy Murray and Serena Williams through to Wimbledon last 16 with straight-set win
# Flawless Victory
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# Flawless Victory

Andy Murray and Serena Williams through to Wimbledon last 16 with straight-set win

Jul 9th 2019, 8:10 PM 5,880 Views 1 Comment

The pair overcame 14th seeds Fabrice Martin and Raquel Atawo on Tuesday evening.

'I am so proud of you and I am truly sorry': Serena's apology to Osaka
# Apology
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# Apology

'I am so proud of you and I am truly sorry': Serena's apology to Osaka

Jul 9th 2019, 5:40 PM 21,662 Views 35 Comments

The 37-year-old said she ‘couldn’t find peace’ after US Open meltdown.

Williams has Court's record in sight as she powers into Wimbledon semi-final
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Williams has Court's record in sight as she powers into Wimbledon semi-final

Jul 9th 2019, 3:33 PM 4,555 Views 1 Comment

The American is now just two wins away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title.

Wimbledon greats Serena and Murray thrill in mixed doubles opener
# First Look
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# First Look

Wimbledon greats Serena and Murray thrill in mixed doubles opener

Jul 6th 2019, 9:10 PM 10,381 Views 4 Comments

The pair teamed up for the first time to good effect on Saturday, winning in Wimbledon’s mixed doubles.

Serena cruises into Wimbledon last 16 but fears 'performance anxiety' as she teams up with Murray
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Serena cruises into Wimbledon last 16 but fears 'performance anxiety' as she teams up with Murray

Jul 6th 2019, 3:41 PM 6,193 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere, world number one Ashleigh Barty booked her maiden place in the fourth round.

Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress
# Thriller
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# Thriller

Nadal sees off Kyrgios in four-set grudge match, Serena Williams recovers to progress

Jul 4th 2019, 8:20 PM 7,734 Views 9 Comments

Kyrgios branded the umpire a ‘disgrace’, caught out his opponent with an audacious under-arm serve…and exited Wimbledon.

Murray and Serena Williams to form mixed doubles partnership at Wimbledon
# Dream Team
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# Dream Team

Murray and Serena Williams to form mixed doubles partnership at Wimbledon

Jul 2nd 2019, 10:44 PM 9,074 Views 9 Comments

The Scot is easing his way back into the sport following a radical hip resurfacing.

Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow
# Rivalry
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# Rivalry

Wimbledon champion Kerber wary of Serena shadow

Jun 30th 2019, 2:52 PM 3,979 Views 3 Comments

Kerber won her third career major at the All England Club last year with victory over the American.

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move
# Sw19
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# Sw19

Wimbledon puts Federer ahead of Nadal in controversial seedings move

Jun 26th 2019, 12:23 PM 6,316 Views 10 Comments

It’s been confirmed that the Spaniard will be seeded behind Roger Federer this year despite their world ranking positions.

Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock
# Forget Paris
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# Forget Paris

Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock

Jun 1st 2019, 8:08 PM 9,655 Views 3 Comments

Sofia Kenin stunned the superstar in straight sets.

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
# Battle Hardened
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# Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

May 30th 2019, 7:51 PM 3,532 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker
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# Roland Garros

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker

May 27th 2019, 7:43 PM 2,873 Views 1 Comment

The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash
# Out Of Action
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# Out Of Action

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash

Updated May 14th 2019, 7:18 PM 5,079 Views 3 Comments

Serena and Venus Williams were due to meet in the second round at the Foro Italico 21 years after their only other clash in Rome.

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest
# Racism Row
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# Racism Row

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest

Feb 25th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,185 Views 25 Comments

The cartoon was published following Williams’ behaviour at the US Open last year.

Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis
# Falling Short
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# Falling Short

Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:52 AM 5,830 Views 6 Comments

The Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the final four.

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