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Tag: Serena Williams

Thiem seeks to end Serena row with mixed doubles offer

Looking back at the incident Thiem can see the funny side to it.

Serena crushes Nara to reach French Open third round

Serena Williams will face Sofia Kenin for a last-16 spot.

Williams: Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake

Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sportswear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes.

Serena fights back at Roland Garros as Nadal, Djokovic cruise

Serena wins her game, while Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic both ease their way into the French Open second round.

Grand Slam clock ticking for weary Serena

Serena admits her return to the tour has not been easy but is happy with her attitude when she does not win.

Pliskova climbs to second in rankings, Williams back in top 10

Karolina Pliskova has a lot to be proud off now that she is world number 2 climbing five spots after her Italian Open win.

Serena withdraws from Italian Open with knee injury

Serena Williams withdraws from the Italian Open due to an injury but will compete in the French Open end of the month.

Venus sets up all-Williams clash at Italian Open

Venus and Serena Williams will take on each other in the second round of the Italian Open.

Returning Serena starts clay campaign with routine Rome win

The 37-year-old American fell behind 3-1 but recovered with a string of powerful groundstrokes from the baseline.

Serena looking to turn the clock back in Rome

Rome will be Williams's fourth tournament of the season and the first since being forced to withdraw from the Miami Open in April due to a knee injury. 

Ice Cube said to recruit tennis star in Disney RSN bid

Disney agreed to sell the 22 networks to win regulatory approval for its US$71 billion (RM288 billion) takeover of 21st Century Fox Inc.’s entertainment empire

Serena Williams withdraws from Miami Open with knee injury

It is the second consecutive WTA event the American has been unable to continue, following her retirement from the Indian Wells tournament last week.

Rain delays Miami Open start at new Hard Rock home

Once the rain disappears fans can expect a wide open tournament if the season follows the current trend seen at Indian Wells.

Ailing Serena retires from 3rd round match at Indian Wells

It is a disappointing end to the 23-time Grand Slam champion's 2nd tournament of 2019, after a quarter-final exit at the Australian Open.

Serena backs US women in football gender discrimination lawsuit

All 28 members of the United States squad are named as plaintiffs in federal court in Los Angeles on International Women's Day.

Stephens stunned, Serena cruises at Indian Wells

Sloane Stephens lost against Stefanie Vogele in the second round of the BNP Paribas Open while Serena Williams defeats her opponents without breaking a sweat.

Serena seeks solidarity in fight against ‘double standards’

The tennis ace says female players tend to become victims of 'double standards'.

‘Racist’ Serena Williams cartoon given Australian all-clear

Melbourne Herald-Sun illustrator Mark Knight's caricature of Serena Williams sparks an immense backlash, likening it to the era of racial segregation in the United States.

Super Bowl ads speak more to women, female empowerment

Super Bowl ads this year aim increasingly at women, with more messages of female empowerment, as marketers seek to navigate a polarized political environment for the biggest US sporting event.

Serena dumped as Pliskova reaches Aussie Open semis

The Czech 7th seed will play Japanese 4th seed Naomi Osaka in the semi-finals.

Vengeful Pliskova out to derail Serena express

The two will meet in the last 8 at the season-opening Grand Slam tomorrow.

24 years on the learning never stops for Serena

The 37-year-old took a break from tennis after the birth of her daughter in 2017 and only returned last year.

Serena edges top seed Halep to reach quarters

The victory was a major step for Serena towards equalling Australian Margaret Court's all-time record of 24 Grand Slam wins.

Serena faces toughest test since return against Halep

The 37-year-old has not faced a player ranked one since returning from giving birth last year.