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#Serena Williams

From The42 Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock Forget Paris

Serena's Slam history bid halted in Roland Garros shock

Sofia Kenin stunned the superstar in straight sets.

From The42 Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open Battle Hardened

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

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

From The42 Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker Roland Garros

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

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

From The42 Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash Out Of Action

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash

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.

From TheJournal.ie Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest Racism Row

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

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

From The42 Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis Falling Short

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

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

From The42 World number one felt like she was 'hit by a train' during Serena Williams defeat Hard Lines

World number one felt like she was 'hit by a train' during Serena Williams defeat

Simona Halep is taking the positives as she bows out of the Australian Open while Williams advances to the quarter-finals.

From The42 Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters Down Under

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters

Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.

From The42 'Agitated' Djokovic regrets meltdown in floodlight fury as Halep sets up Serena showdown Marching On

'Agitated' Djokovic regrets meltdown in floodlight fury as Halep sets up Serena showdown

It’s all go at the Australian Open.

From The42 Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere Australian Open This post contains videos

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere

Osaka and Svitolina were put through their paces.

From The42 Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career Claim

Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career

Serena Williams, who is seeking an eighth Australian Open title, revelled in her 6-0 6-2 demolition of Tatjana Maria in Melbourne.

From The42 Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel Fed Express

Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel

The two 37-year-olds were facing each other on the court in an official match for the first time.

From The42 'It is very exciting for both of us' - Federer relishing once-in-a-lifetime Serena clash Goats

'It is very exciting for both of us' - Federer relishing once-in-a-lifetime Serena clash

The two tennis greats face off in a sold out mixed doubles group tie at the Hopman Cup tomorrow.

From The42 Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis Support

Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis

The 37-year-old American had her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017.

From The42 WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019 Tennis

WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019

New rule change means women will now be allowed to wear leggings or compression shorts without a skirt, dress or shorts over them.

Serena Williams' GQ cover may have been myopic, but it wasn't deliberately malicious

“That’s the only “message” behind it.”

From The42 Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt Return

Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt

The 23-time Grand Slam winner won on her last appearance in Melbourne in 2017.

From The42 Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman Sw19

Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman

Phillip Brook believes US Open finalist Serena Williams was under pressure in New York, while umpire Carlos Ramos was doing his job.

From The42 Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do' A Thief And A Liar

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'

The fallout continues from the controversial US Open final but WIlliams is trying to move on.

From The42 Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer Claim

Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer

The saga continues to rumble on and the Swiss star has had his say.

From The42 Male tennis players punished more than women - report Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

From The42 Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'

Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?

From The42 Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion Response

Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos

From The42 Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist' Carlos Ramos

Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist'

Carlos Ramos tells Portuguese media that he is “fine, given the circumstances”.

From The42 'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it' Arbitrary Injustice

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'

Eoin Butler believes Serena Williams was well within her rights to take issue with Carlos Ramos’ umpiring.

From The42 Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry Support

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry

NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.

From TheJournal.ie Australian newspaper defends 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon Doubling Down

Australian newspaper defends 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon

The cartoon was swiftly and widely condemned following its publication yesterday.

'The world has gone too PC': News Corp Australasia defends Serena cartoon

‘Poor behaviour in any sport needs to be called out.’

Kathy Griffin and J.K. Rowling were among those furious at a racist depiction of Serena Williams in a cartoon

Australian cartoonist shared the image on Twitter this morning.

From The42 Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF Statement

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

From The42 WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism' Support

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'

The American superstar claimed that chair umpire Carlos Ramos meted out penalties for infractions that male players could have gotten away with.

From The42 Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat US Open

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.

From The42 'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy US Open This post contains videos

'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy

Williams accuses umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after she was penalised in her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

From The42 'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth Tennis

'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth

The 36-year-old held back tears as she celebrated her semi-final victory.

From The42 Nike's controversial Kaepernick advert set to air during tonight's NFL season opener Watch This post contains videos

Nike's controversial Kaepernick advert set to air during tonight's NFL season opener

US president Donald Trump has strongly criticised the company’s decision to back the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.

From The42 Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign Backing

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”

From The42 Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus US Open

Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus

Serena to face Kaia Kanepi in US Open last 16 after straight-sets win on Friday night.

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