Serena Williams

Serena targets Steffi's Grand Slam record at French Open

Serena targets Steffi's Grand Slam record at French Open

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.

Serena confident of defending French Open title

Serena confident of defending French Open title

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.

Serena Williams to take on Madison Keys in Italian Open final

Serena Williams to take on Madison Keys in Italian Open final

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.

Serena Williams just had 'weird tasting' dog food

Serena Williams just had 'weird tasting' dog food

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.

Serena kickstarts clay-court season with thumping win in Rome

Serena kickstarts clay-court season with thumping win in Rome

Johannesburg, May.11 : World number one Serena Williams has started her clay-court season in dominant style, beating Anna-Lena Friedsam in straight sets in the second round of the Italian Open in Rome yesterday.

Williams, who missed the Madrid Open last week due to a fever, recorded a 6-4, 6-3 win over the 51st-ranked rival to reach the third round of the women's singles event.

Reflecting on how the match unfolded, the 21-time Grand Slam champion said she was happy with her level and consistency shown in the game, Sport24 reported.

Serena Williams removes photoshopped pic after being slammed

Serena Williams removes photoshopped pic after being slammed

Melbourne, May 2 : Serena Williams recently faced a social media criticism after she posted a photoshopped picture of herself.

The 34-year-old tennis star was forced to delete a photo from her Instagram account over the weekend, after more than 600 fans claimed the image was photoshopped to make her waist appear slimmer, reports News. com. au.

The image was taken from People magazine's Most Beautiful Women of 2016 spread.

Serena pulls out of Madrid Open with flu

Serena pulls out of Madrid Open with flu

Johannesburg, Apr. 29 : World number one Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Madrid Open, which begins this weekend, due to flu.

The 21-time Grand Slam champion said in a statement that she was not 100 per cent fit as she was battling the flu, Sport24 reported.

Serena, the two-time winner in Madrid, will open her clay-court season at the Italian Open in May. (ANI)

Djokovic, Serena Williams take top honours at Laureus awards

Djokovic, Serena Williams take top honours at Laureus awards

Berlin, April 19 : Tennis greats Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams were proclaimed as the premier athletes of 2015 at the Laureus World Sports Awards ceremony.

For the 28-year-old Serbian Djokovic, it was his second consecutive Sportsman of the Year prize and third overall, while Williams, 34, has been named Sportswoman of the Year on two previous occasions, reports Efe.

The Team of the Year trophy at the award ceremony held here on Monday went to New Zealand's world-champion rugby squad whose captain Dan Carter picked up the award for Comeback of the Year.

Serena beaten by Kuznetsova in fourth round of Miami Open

Serena beaten by Kuznetsova in fourth round of Miami Open

London, Mar 29 : World number one and defending champion Serena Williams' hopes of winning her ninth Miami Open title were crushed on Tuesday after she suffered a three-set defeat to Svetlana Kuznetsova in the fourth round .

The 21-time Grand Slam champion failed to sustain momentum after securing the opening set and went on to lose 6-7, 6-1, 6-2 to her Russian opponent on a sweltering afternoon, the Guardian reported.

Williams produced an error-strewn performance in the game, making 55 unforced errors as compared to 18 by Kuznetsova in addition to nine double faults. (ANI)

Serena, Murray take swipe at Djokovic over women's prize money jibe

Serena, Murray take swipe at Djokovic over women's prize money jibe

Melbourne, Mar. 23 : World number one Serena Williams and British tennis star Andy Murray have issued a stinging rebuke against top-ranked Novak Djokovic after he made controversial remarks on women's prize money.

Pointing out at the equal pay in tennis, Djokovic said that men should get more prize money than women because they have more spectators than that of the latter.

The Serbian's comments came after Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore's `sexist` remarks that cost the latter his job.



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