Serena Williams

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

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.

ITF names Djokovic, Williams as World Champions 2014

'Novak Djokovic'Johannesburg, December 19 - Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams have been chosen as the men's and women's world champions for 2014 by the International Tennis Federation ( ITF).

The Serbian star has been honoured with the award for the fourth time in his career following his terrific performance in the 2014 season, which included the Wimbledon title, the ATP World Tours finals and ending the year ranked number one.

Gal pals Serena Williams, Caroline Wozniacki enjoy 'girls' night out'

Serena williamsNew York, Nov 6 - Caroline Wozniacki and Serena Williams recently treated themselves to a girls' night out.

The tennis pro gal pals were spotted at Fresco by Scotto on election night having dinner after which they went to MSG to see the Washington Wizards play the New York Knicks, the New York Post reported.

According to eyewitness, both the players were perfectly dressed in the most fashionable attire as they hung out with pals, and couldn't stop laughing and giggling.

Serena Williams beats Anna Ivanovic in WTA Finals opener

Singapore - With no injuries to slow her down, Serena Williams extended her winning streak at the WTA Finals to 16 straight matches with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Ana Ivanovic.

The top-ranked Williams came into the season-ending tournament after injuries forced her out of her previous two tournaments and with the off-court distraction of disparaging comments about her from Russian tennis official Shamil Tarpischev.

Serena slams Shamil Tarpischev for making 'sexist, racist, bullying' comment

London, Oct 20 - World number one Serena Williams has reportedly slammed Russian Tennis Federation president Shamil Tarpischev for making sexist, racist and bullying comments about her and sister Venus.

Tarpischev referred to the American tennis aces as 'the Williams brothers' on a chat show and was fined 15,500 pounds and given a one-year ban from the women's tour for comments he described as a joke.

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