Serena Williams

Agassi says would be 'beautiful' if Serena breaks wife Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slam haul

Agassi says would be 'beautiful' if Serena breaks wife Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Sl

Wellington, Feb 28 : American tennis legend Andre Agassi believes that it would be a beautiful thing to witness if current number one Serena Williams went on to break his wife Steffi Graff's record of 22 Grand Slam titles.

The eight-time Grand Slam champion said that Graf was thrilled with her career and had no regrets, adding that she did everything she could do and that was all she ever cared about, Stuff. co. nz reported.

Earlier this year, Serena Williams bagged her 19th Grand Slam title after beating Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final at Melbourne.

'Forgiving' Serena to 'proudly' end 14-year boycott of Indian Wells in 2015

Serena Williams

London, Feb 05 - American tennis ace Serena Williams has ended her 14-year boycott of Indian Wells after suffering racist abuse at the tournament and would contest the BNP Paribas Open at the Californian resort.

The world number one said that it's been difficult to forget spending hours crying in the Indian Wells locker room.

Serena, who beat Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final last month to earn her 19th Grand Slam title, won her second Indian Wells title as a teenager in 2001, the BBC reported.

Serena strengthens position at top spot in WTA world ranking post Oz Open triumph

Serena Williams

Johannesburg, Feb 03 - Serena Williams has strengthened her position at the top spot in the WTA world ranking after clinching her sixth Australian Open title in Melbourne.

The American world number is 1,500 points ahead of Australian Open runner-up Maria Sharapova, Sport24 reported.

Venus Williams, who reached her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010 in Melbourne, was the biggest mover of the week as she climbed seven spots to No. 11 in the world.

WTA Top 10

1. Serena Williams- 9 776

2. Maria Sharapova- 8 210

3. Simona Halep- 6 571

4. Petra Kvitova- 6 480

Serena topples gutsy Sharapova to win sixth Oz Open title

Serena topples gutsy Sharapova to win sixth Oz Open title

Melbourne, Jan 31 : Serena Williams has clinched her 19th career Grand Slam and sixth Australian Open title by trouncing second seed Maria Sharapova in straight sets in Melbourne.

The American world number won the first grand slam of the year with a 6-3, 7-6(7-5) victory over her Russian opponent Sharapova in a pulsating thriller that lasted one hour and 50 minutes.

Losing the first set, Sharapova showed glimpses of resilience as she fought back stoutly to fend off a championship point at 4-5 to force a tie-break.

It's Serena versus Sharapova in Oz Open final

It's Serena versus Sharapova in Oz Open final

Melbourne, Jan 29 - World number one Serena Williams trounced her unseeded American opponent Madison Keys in straight sets to set up a clash against arch-rival Maria Sharapova in the Australian Open final in Melbourne.

The 18-time grand slam champion secured a 7-6, 6-2 victory over Madison to advance to the final round of the first grand slam of the year.

Earlier in the day, Russian second seed Maria Sharapova crushed compatriot Ekaterina Makarova with a 6-3, 6-2 win in 87 minutes to progress into the final round.

No 'Mean Girls' atmosphere in female tennis stars' locker rooms these days

Serena Williams

Sydney, Jan 27 - The locker room atmosphere among female tennis stars is anything but a 'Mean Girls' like situation as a clique of world class women players gather together more frequently these days at tournaments across the world.

In their latest public display of friendship, world number one Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open.

Williams sisters coast through to Oz Open quarters

Williams sisters coast through to Oz Open quarters

Melbourne, Jan 26 : Serena Williams bounced back from a shaky start as he trounced her Spanish opponent Garbine Muguruza in three sets to stroll into the quarter-final round of Australian Open in Melbourne.

Avenging last year's French Open loss, the American world number one secured a 2-6, 6-3, 6-2 victory over Muguruza to advance to the next round of the first grand slam of the year.

Moreover, Venus Williams defeated sixth seed Agnieszka Radwanska 6-3 2-6 6-1 to reach her first Grand Slam quarter-final since 2010. (ANI)

Williams sisters cruise into third round of Oz Open

Williams sisters cruise into third round of Oz Open

Melbourne, Jan 22 : World number one Serena Williams bounced back from a shaky start in the opening set to breeze past her Russian opponent Vera Zvonareva in straight sets to advance to the third round of the Australian Open in Melbourne.

Trailing 3-5 in the opening set, the 18th time grand slam champion fought back stoutly while saving three set points in the first set before defeating Zvonareva 7-5 6-0 to ease into the next round of the first grand slam of the year.

Serena Williams declares 'unrivaled' desire to bag sixth Oz Open title

Serena Williams

Johannesburg, Jan 18 - World number one women's tennis player Serena Williams has declared that none of her rivals can match her desire to bag the Australian Open title, claiming that if they want the title they would have to fight the American for it.

The 18-time Grand Slam champion won the last of her five Australian crowns in 2010 and expressed frustration that a sixth had eluded her for so long.

'Miracle espresso shots' are secret behind Serena Williams' successes!

Serena Williams

Melbourne, Jan 05 - From a stuttering start to a brilliant finish, it was "miracle coffee" that saw world number one player Serena Williams through the Hopman Cup campaign in Perth.

Following a sluggish start to the game, Williams asked for a cup of coffee to perk herself up and the next half of the game saw her winning the match in three sets, 0-6 6-3 6-0 over Italian Flavia Pennetta , reported News.com.au.

Williams, who arrived in Perth on Saturday, was 5-0 down in the first set when she asked a ball girl to fetch her espresso. The temperature was around 30s at the time.



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