Venus 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...

January 29, 2017
January 29, 2017

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.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

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.

January 26, 2017
January 26, 2017

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...

January 24, 2017
January 24, 2017

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...

January 16, 2017
January 16, 2017

'I'm pretty good at this'

Venus Williams survived a rocky start to reach the second round of her 17th Australian Open on Monday, putting her 7-6 7-5 victory over Kateryna Kozlova down to hard-earned experience.

September 14, 2016
September 14, 2016

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.

September 4, 2016
September 4, 2016

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.

August 10, 2016
August 10, 2016

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.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

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.

July 6, 2016
July 6, 2016

One step closer to an all-Williams final

Serena and Venus Williams close in on a fifth all-sister Wimbledon final while beaten quarter-finalist Dominika Cibulkova prepares to rush back to Slovakia to get ready for her wedding.