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# serena-williams - Yesterday's News

Tearful Serena Williams says ‘goodbye Toronto’ after flagging retirement
# The Long Goodbye
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# The Long Goodbye

Tearful Serena Williams says ‘goodbye Toronto’ after flagging retirement

20 hours ago 3,591 Views 0 Comments

The 6-2 6-4 second-round loss to Belinda Bencic at the National Bank Open followed her first singles win in more than a year.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire
# Calling Time
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# Calling Time

‘I’m evolving away from tennis’ - Serena Williams set to retire

Updated Tue 2:47 PM 20,799 Views 13 Comments

The US Open is expected to be the 23-time grand-slam champion’s final tournament.

# serena-williams - Thursday 30 June, 2022

Britain's Boulter dedicates shock win at Wimbledon to late grandmother
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# Emotional

Britain's Boulter dedicates shock win at Wimbledon to late grandmother

Jun 30th 2022, 7:05 PM 3,774 Views 0 Comments

She secured a stunning upset against 2021 finalist Karolina Pliskova.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 29 June, 2022

Serena Williams leaves future open after first-round Wimbeldon defeat
# Uncertain
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# Uncertain

Serena Williams leaves future open after first-round Wimbeldon defeat

Jun 29th 2022, 11:27 AM 3,811 Views 2 Comments

On her return to the Centre Court, the 40-year-old was beaten by Frenchwoman Harmony Tan last night.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 28 June, 2022

Serena Williams beaten by Harmony Tan in late-night thriller on Centre Court
# Wimbledon
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# Wimbledon

Serena Williams beaten by Harmony Tan in late-night thriller on Centre Court

Jun 28th 2022, 11:01 PM 10,506 Views 12 Comments

Playing her first singles match for a year, Williams fell to a 7-5 1-6 7-6 (7) defeat.

# serena-williams - Thursday 23 June, 2022

Serena Williams’ Eastbourne doubles run cut short
# Comeback
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# Comeback

Serena Williams’ Eastbourne doubles run cut short

Jun 23rd 2022, 12:23 PM 4,496 Views 0 Comments

Partner Ons Jabeur has withdrawn with a knee injury, and the American will now turn her attention to Wimbledon.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 22 June, 2022

'It's OnSerena' - Williams steps up comeback after second successive win
# Getting There
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# Getting There

'It's OnSerena' - Williams steps up comeback after second successive win

Jun 22nd 2022, 10:54 PM 4,243 Views 0 Comments

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was speaking after her win with partner Ons Jabeur.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 21 June, 2022

'I doubted I'd ever return,' says Serena Williams after winning comeback
# The Long Road Back
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# The Long Road Back

'I doubted I'd ever return,' says Serena Williams after winning comeback

Jun 21st 2022, 11:03 PM 5,536 Views 0 Comments

A leg injury at last year’s Wimbledon forced her off tour for a year and saw her ranking plummet to 1,204 in the world.

Serena Williams set for return today as she prepares for Wimbledon after year out
# Return
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# Return

Serena Williams set for return today as she prepares for Wimbledon after year out

Jun 21st 2022, 10:01 AM 2,831 Views 5 Comments

The 23-time grand-slam champion stunned the tennis world seven days ago when she announced a wild card had been awarded to her.

# serena-williams - Saturday 4 June, 2022

Roger Federer and Serena Williams not included on entry lists for Wimbledon
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# Absent

Roger Federer and Serena Williams not included on entry lists for Wimbledon

Jun 4th 2022, 12:42 AM 6,734 Views 0 Comments

The former champions do not feature among the players confirmed by the All-England Club.

# serena-williams - Monday 14 March, 2022

Oscar-nominated director apologises for 'thoughtless' comment about Williams sisters
# Got It Wrong
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# Got It Wrong

Oscar-nominated director apologises for 'thoughtless' comment about Williams sisters

Updated Mar 14th 2022, 9:32 PM 102,162 Views 65 Comments

Jane Campion sparked fury after saying that the Tennis duo ‘do not play against the guys as I have to.’

# serena-williams - Wednesday 25 August, 2021

Wait for historic Grand Slam continues as Serena Williams withdraws from US Open
# Blow
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# Blow

Wait for historic Grand Slam continues as Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

Aug 25th 2021, 1:27 PM 2,384 Views 0 Comments

The star revealed on Instagram that she has decided to allow her torn hamstring more time to recover fully.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 30 June, 2021

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

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

Updated Jun 30th 2021, 3:00 PM 87,395 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 - Tuesday 29 June, 2021

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

Serena Williams retires injured from first round match at Wimbledon

Jun 29th 2021, 8:20 PM 29,144 Views 23 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Sunday 27 June, 2021

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

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

Jun 27th 2021, 2:23 PM 4,616 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Sunday 6 June, 2021

Serena Williams knocked out of French Open by Rybakina as quest for 24th Slam goes on
# Tennis
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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 4,674 Views 3 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Friday 4 June, 2021

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 2,463 Views 0 Comments

Elsewhere there were wins for Daniil Medvedev and Alexander Zverev.

# serena-williams - Monday 31 May, 2021

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

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

May 31st 2021, 11:07 PM 5,315 Views 7 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Thursday 27 May, 2021

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

May 27th 2021, 7:03 PM 2,615 Views 3 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Thursday 18 February, 2021

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

Serena Williams walks out in tears after semi-final defeat

Feb 18th 2021, 8:18 AM 58,664 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 - Tuesday 16 February, 2021

Serena Williams downs Halep to set up semi-final showdown with Naomi Osaka
# Australian Open
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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 3,546 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Sunday 14 February, 2021

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

Thiem shocked as Osaka, Williams survive at Australian Open

Feb 14th 2021, 9:49 AM 7,161 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Friday 12 February, 2021

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

Serena Williams wins her 90th Australian Open match against Potapova

Feb 12th 2021, 10:23 AM 2,334 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Wednesday 10 February, 2021

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

Serena Williams progresses in Melbourne as Andreescu and Kvitova crash out

Feb 10th 2021, 7:58 AM 1,979 Views 1 Comment

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

# serena-williams - Friday 5 February, 2021

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

Serena pulls out of Yarra Valley Classic with shoulder injury

Updated Feb 5th 2021, 9:37 AM 3,096 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.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 30 September, 2020

'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 4,570 Views 2 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Monday 28 September, 2020

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 3,762 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Friday 11 September, 2020

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 28,298 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 - Thursday 10 September, 2020

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 4,424 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Wednesday 9 September, 2020

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 4,419 Views 2 Comments

The American great edged past Tsvetana Pironkova.

# serena-williams - Sunday 6 September, 2020

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 3,173 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 - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

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 2,656 Views 2 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Tuesday 21 July, 2020

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 4,836 Views 0 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Thursday 16 April, 2020

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 5,211 Views 5 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Saturday 4 April, 2020

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 8,511 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.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 1 April, 2020

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation
# Tennis
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# Tennis

Federer 'devastated' at Wimbledon cancellation

Apr 1st 2020, 8:09 PM 8,977 Views 9 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Tuesday 31 March, 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 5,637 Views 11 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Friday 24 January, 2020

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 8,884 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 25,458 Views 36 Comments

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

# serena-williams - Sunday 12 January, 2020

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 5,816 Views 2 Comments

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

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