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  • Serena proves too strong for Sharapova

    Serena Williams delivered one of her most complete performances since returning to the game after the birth of her daughter to rout a helpless Maria Sharapova in the first round of the U.S. Open on Monday.

  • Serena knocked out

    Serena Williams's quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title was put on hold on Saturday after the former world number one was knocked out of the French Open in the third round following a 6-2 7-5 defeat by fellow American Sofia Kenin.

  • Kerber stuns Serena to win Wimbledon title

    Germany's Angelique Kerber shattered Serena Williams's dreams of an eighth Wimbledon title and record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles trophy with a 6-3, 6-3 win in the final on Saturday.

  • Serena set for Grand Slam return at Roland Garros

    Three-time champion Serena Williams will make her eagerly-awaited return to Grand Slam tennis on Tuesday with a French Open first-round match against Kristyna Pliskova on Court Philippe Chatrier.

  • Serena feared for life!

    Serena Williams says she lives in fear of blood clots, a condition that surfaced during a harrowing postnatal ordeal in September when she almost died giving birth to her first child.

  • Venus Williams and Serena Williams

    Rusty Serena defeated on long-awaited return

    Serena Williams made her long-awaited comeback to tennis but the 23-time Grand Slam title winner and former world number one suffers defeat, playing alongside big sister Venus in a Fed Cup dead rubber.

  • Serena Williams and Alexis Ohanian

    Serena marries in New Orleans

    Tennis star Serena Williams says 'I do'“ to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian.

  • McEnroe regrets Serena 'No. 700 on men's tour' remark

    John McEnroe says he would have been better off never trying to compare Serena Williams to men's tennis players after the furor over his remark that she would rank "like 700 in the world".

  • Venus Williams set for French Open 20th anniversary

    Serena Williams may be missing from this year's French Open, but big sister Venus is still going strong and marks her Roland Garros 20th anniversary.

  • Serena promises to be back on court after baby

    Superstar athlete Serena Williams late Tuesday promised she would be back on the court after becoming a mom, with her baby hopefully cheering her on.

  • Serena's heartfelt baby message

    US tennis great Serena Williams marks her fiance's birthday and her return to the world number one ranking by posting an emotional message to her unborn baby on Instagram.

  • Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, will sit out 2017

    Tennis superstar Serena Williams is pregnant and taking maternity leave through the rest of 2017, expecting to give birth this fall, her spokeswoman said on Wednesday in an announcement that upended a sport the 35-year-old athlete has dominated for the past decade.

  • Record-breaker Serena hails inspirational Venus

    Serena Williams clinched a record 23rd grand slam title at the Australian Open on Saturday but spent most of the immediate aftermath talking about her older sister Venus.

  • Serena to meet sister Venus in final

    Serena Williams ended the fairytale run of Mirjana Lucic-Baroni at the Australian Open on Thursday with a crushing 6-2 6-1 win that set up a final against her sister Venus.

  • Venus vanquishes Vandeweghe to reach final

    Venus Williams drew on the experience of 73 grand slam campaigns to come from a set down for a 6-7(3) 6-2 6-3 victory over fellow American Coco Vandeweghe on Thursday to set up a possible Australian Open final against her sister Serena.

  • Venus reaches first Aus semi in 14 years

    Venus Williams continued her astonishing late-career revival by felling Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 6-4 7-6(3) on Tuesday to reach her first Australian Open semi-final in 14 years and become the oldest woman to reach the last four at Melbourne Park in the professional era.

  • Serena marches on to reach fourth round

    Serena Williams gave compatriot Nicole Gibbs a lesson in grand slam tennis with a 6-1 6-3 towelling to reach the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday.

  • Sizzling Serena comes back with bang

    Serena Williams exploded any doubts about her form on Tuesday as she swept into the Australian Open second round on her return to Grand Slam action.

  • Serena follows sister Venus to Auckland exit

    Serena Williams suffered a shock second-round defeat at the Auckland Classic Wednesday following her sister Venus's earlier withdrawal with an arm injury.

  • WADA says hackers may have doctored leaked data

    Computer hackers who leaked the medical records of more than 100 top athletes in a bid to reveal questionable drug exemptions may have tampered with the data, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA).

  • WADA slams Russian hackers

    The World Anti-Doping Agency slams Russian hackers who breached its database and published confidential records of US Olympic gymnast Simone Biles and tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams.

  • Serena crashes out of US Open

    Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title.

  • Serena fends off Halep

    World number one Serena Williams fends off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

  • Williams fights off Halep to reach semis

    Simona Halep does something no one else was able to do against Serena Williams at the U.S. Open but still cannot not stop the world number one from advancing to the semi-finals.

  • Venus takes next step to possible sisters showdown

    Venus Williams moves within two wins of a possible sisterly showdown with Serena in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by beating German 26th seed Laura Siegemund.

  • Williams sister act through to second round

    World number one Serena Williams opens her U.S. Open account with a tidy 6-3 6-3 win over Ekaterina Makarova.

  • Rio Olympics: Serena's five-gold dream dashed

    Serena Williams' hopes of a fifth Olympic gold medal are crushed by Ukraine's Elina Svitolina as the battle for the women's title in Rio is blown wide open.

  • Tennis battles to save image after Rio pullouts

    Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray, Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams will display their Grand Slam talents in Rio, but with serious questions being asked over tennis's place in the Olympics after a host of high-profile pull-outs.

  • Age of Serena going strong

    With a record-equalling 22nd Grand Slam title wrapped up, Serena Williams insists she will never get bored of winning and that is bad news for her flagging rivals.

  • Serena's record-equalling 22nd major

    Serena Williams powered to her seventh Wimbledon crown as the world number one finally claimed a record-equalling 22nd major title with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Angelique Kerber in Saturday's final.