Johannesburg, July 13 : Tennis legend Billie Jean King believes that current world number one Serena Williams can etch her name into history books as 'the greatest of all time' if she can add a couple of major titles in her kitty.
Williams equalled Steffi Graf's 22 Grand Slam titles after defeating Angelique Kerber in straight sets in the Wimbledon women's singles final on Saturday. The American now remains two short of Margaret Court's all-time record of
Johannesburg, July 11 : Former Grand Slam champion Steffi Graf has showered praise on world number one Serena Williams after she equalled the German's long-standing Open Era record of 22 Grand Slam titles at Wimbledon 2016.
Serena lifted her seventh Wimbledon title with a 7-5, 6-3 win over reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber at the All England Club on Saturday.
Describing Serena's performance as `incredible`, Graf said that it was amazing to watch the top-ranked player adding another feather in her cap, Sport24 reported.
California, July 9 : World number one Serena Williams will aim to fulfill her long-standing quest of equaling Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam titles when she will take on reigning Australian Open champion Angelique Kerber in the Wimbledon women's singles final here today.
It will be a perfect opportunity for defending champion Serena to take revenge of her Australian Open loss by beating Kerber in her ninth Wimbledon final.
Earlier, Kerber defeated Serena's elder sister Venus Williams in straight sets to once again set up a summit showdown clash against the top-ranked player.
Johannesburg, June 29 : World number one Serena Williams has admitted that she felt extremely sad to see world's top-ranked golfer Jason Day joining the chorus of players pulling out of the upcoming Rio Olympics over increasing concerns about the Zika virus.
Explaining the rationale behind the decision, Day had stated that he was concerned about the possible transmission of the Zika virus and the potential risks it may present to his wife's future pregnancies and to future members of his family.
london, June 8 : Serena Williams has opened up about her relationship with former boyfriend Drake and said that he should not have been blamed for her US Open defeat.
In a recent interview with the July issue of Glamour magazine, the 34-year-old ace tennis player said that it was not fair enough to blame the rapper for her loss to Roberta Vinci at the US Open semi-finals last September, Mirror reports.
Johannesburg, June 5 : World number one Serena Williams has vowed to keep chasing down Steffi Graf's record of 22 Grand Slam titles, despite failing to reach the same once again following her straight sets defeat at the hands of Spain's Garbine Muguruza in the French Open final last evening.
Williams' hopes of clinching her first Grand Slam title since last year's Wimbledon were shattered, as she suffered a 5-7, 4-6 defeat against the fourth-seeded in the summit showdown at the Roland Garros.
Johannesburg, May 21 : World number one Serena Williams will have a third go to equal Steffi Graf's record of 22 when she will head into the second major of the season, the French Open, starting from Sunday.
The American has bagged only three of her 21 Grand Slam titles in France, first in 2002 before claiming it again in 2013 and 2015.
Williams, who recently ended her nine-month title drought at the Rome Masters, ruled out feeling any kind of pressure heading into Roland Garros, Sport24 reported.
Paris, May 21 : World No.1 Serena Williams came into the French Open main draw with only one title in nine months but the American has said she's confident of defending her title at Roland Garros.
Serena crushed out of the US Open semi-finals last year against Roberta Vinci, which ended the 34-year-old's hops of sweeping all four Majors of the calendar. She had not win a title since then until last weekend when she beat compatriot Madison Keys to lift the trophy in Rome, reports Xinhua.
Rome, May 15 : Serena Williams advanced on Saturday to the Italian Open final with a 6-4, 6-1 win over Romania's Irina-Camelia Begu and will try to clinch her first title of the season when she squares off against Madison Keys in an all-American final on Sunday.
The world No. 1 and top seed, who lost the Australian Open and Indian Wells finals to Germany's Angelique Kerber and Belarusian Victoria Azarenka, respectively, needed just 1 hour and 27 minutes to eliminate Begu, according to EFE news agency.
Washington D. C., May 12 : Serena Williams' keenness of tasting her dog food turned out to be the biggest goof up she has ever made.
The 34-year-old tennis pro, who is currently in Rome ahead of a match, decided to take a little nibble from her Yorkie's gourmet dish while lounging in her room, E! Online.
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