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Wimbledon courts under fire after Serena exit and Kyrgios says 'it's a joke'
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Wimbledon courts under fire after Serena exit and Kyrgios says 'it's a joke'

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 87,313 Views 10 Comments

The American superstar twice fell to the floor of Centre Court, struggling to get back to her feet on the second occasion.

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon
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# Forced Out

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon

Jun 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 29,110 Views 23 Comments

Roger Federer and Ashleigh Barty both progressed but only after overcoming scares.

Serena Williams the latest tennis star to opt out of the Olympics
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# Decision

Serena Williams the latest tennis star to opt out of the Olympics

Jun 27th 2021, 2:23 PM 4,568 Views 0 Comments

The 39-year-old has four Olympic gold medals and made her debut at the Sydney Games in 2000.

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
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# Tennis

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on

Jun 6th 2021, 8:20 PM 4,662 Views 3 Comments

Williams took the positives after a 6-3 7-5 defeat to Elena Rybakina.

Serena Williams powers into French Open fourth round to boost record hopes
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# Roland Garros

Serena Williams powers into French Open fourth round to boost record hopes

Jun 4th 2021, 5:18 PM 2,442 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere there were wins for Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev.

Serena 'feels for' Osaka, has also experienced 'very difficult' press conferences
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# Empathy

Serena 'feels for' Osaka, has also experienced 'very difficult' press conferences

May 31st 2021, 11:07 PM 5,289 Views 7 Comments

The US star earned a first-round 7-6 (8/6), 6-2 win over Irina-Camelia Begu.

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Novak Djokovic, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer in same half of French Open draw

May 27th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,573 Views 3 Comments

In the women’s draw, defending champion Iga Swiatek opens against Slovenia’s Kaja Juvan.

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat
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# Emotional

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

Feb 18th 2021, 8:18 AM 58,612 Views 32 Comments

The veteran American’s quest to reach a ninth Australian Open final and match Court’s 24 major singles titles ended in a 6-3, 6-4 semi-final mauling.

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
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# Australian Open

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka

Feb 16th 2021, 10:01 AM 3,517 Views 0 Comments

Williams moves one step closer to a 24th grand slam title with a 6-3 6-3 victory.

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open
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# Shock

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,128 Views 0 Comments

Thiem fell to Bulgaria’s Grigor Dimitrovin in straight sets.

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova
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# Wizard Of Oz

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova

Feb 12th 2021, 10:23 AM 2,309 Views 0 Comments

There was also a stunning win for lion-hearted Aslan Karatsev against Diego Schwartzman.

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out
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# Australian Open

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out

Feb 10th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,963 Views 1 Comment

Williams has only lost five games in her first two matches at Melbourne Park.

Serena pulls out of Yarra Valley Classic with shoulder injury
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# Worry

Serena pulls out of Yarra Valley Classic with shoulder injury

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 9:37 AM 3,067 Views 1 Comment

Williams has to pull out of a date with world No1 Ashleigh Barry at the Yarra Valley Classic – just days before Australian Open starts.

'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 4,550 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
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# Roland Garros

Serena overcomes patchy French Open start as Thiem aces Cilic test

Sep 28th 2020, 5:03 PM 3,748 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
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# US Open

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

Sep 11th 2020, 8:29 AM 28,268 Views 9 Comments

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

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Serena Williams and Dominic Thiem power through at US Open

Sep 10th 2020, 7:31 AM 4,412 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
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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 4,403 Views 2 Comments

The American great edged past Tsvetana Pironkova.

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

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

Sep 6th 2020, 11:09 AM 3,157 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
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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 2,644 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
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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 4,807 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
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Teen sensation Gauff suffered depression before Wimbledon breakthrough

Apr 16th 2020, 5:58 PM 5,172 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
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# Greats

Wimbledon cancellation means sporting mortality beckons even for Federer and Williams

Apr 4th 2020, 4:03 PM 8,492 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
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# Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Apr 1st 2020, 8:09 PM 8,955 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
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# Concern

Isolated athletes especially prone to mental health risks, experts warn

Mar 31st 2020, 9:54 PM 5,624 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
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# Wave Goodbye

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

Jan 24th 2020, 8:58 AM 8,856 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
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# Upset

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

Jan 24th 2020, 7:54 AM 25,423 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
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# Winning Ways

Serena Williams ends three-year title drought in Auckland

Jan 12th 2020, 12:37 PM 5,788 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
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# US Open

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

Sep 8th 2019, 9:20 AM 9,835 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 15,385 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
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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 5,230 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
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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 4,217 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
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# Tennis

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

Aug 22nd 2019, 7:23 PM 2,783 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
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# Mixed Fortunes

Unseeded teenager triumphs as tearful Serena Williams retires from Toronto final

Aug 11th 2019, 9:52 PM 9,803 Views 2 Comments

Bianca Andreescu won by default after just four games.

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

Simona Halep stuns Serena Williams in straight sets to win Wimbledon

Jul 13th 2019, 3:12 PM 42,226 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
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# Dominant

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

Jul 11th 2019, 4:50 PM 7,906 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
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# Mixed Doubles

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

Jul 11th 2019, 9:09 AM 5,217 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
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# Wimbledon

No fairytale ending for Murray and Williams in Wimbledon mixed doubles

Jul 10th 2019, 5:17 PM 6,715 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
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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 5,887 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
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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 21,689 Views 35 Comments

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

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