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Angelique Kerber upsets Serena Williams in Australian Open final

Every so often a sporting event becomes more than just a surprise. Your reaction to the proceedings becomes its own theater, a mixture of genuine shock and total intrigue. Everything else in the world fades to the background. You’re captured by this one event, locked in tunnel vision for the greatness you’re witnessing. Angelique Kerber and Serena Williams delivered such drama...
Via The Comeback
8 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Australian Open: Serena Williams Upset by Angelique Kerber In Final

Serena Williams looked invincible in Melbourne this month, but her pursuit of a record tying 22nd Grand Slam single titles came up a bit short Saturday when she lost in the 2016 Australian Open final to Angelique Kerber. Kerber: "I had goosebumps. My whole life I've worked hard. To say 'I am a Grand Slam champion' is crazy" #AusOpen — Australian Open...
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams: My boobs made it hard to love my body

Serena Williams will be vying for her seventh Australian Open title when she takes on Angelique Kerber in Melbourne on Saturday. The US superstar is hoping for her 22nd major title, which would be incredible, but she acknowledges she’s had some challenges along the way. Williams has openly talked about her body type for the past few years, saying that she’s dealt with a lot...
Via Larry Brown Sports
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams ‘fan’ shows up at match in blackface (pic)

A pair of supposed Serena Williams fans showed up to one of the tennis star’s Australian Open matches holding a sign imploring her to “Keep Calm and Be Serena.” If only someone with half a brain would have counseled these two obviously confused tennis fans about the heinous and unacceptable practice of showing up at sporting events sporting blackface. While the brunette in...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
9 days ago  |  Discuss

2016 Australian Open Results: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Reach Final

Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams, the top players on the men’s and women’s brackets, respectively, reached the final of the 2016 Australian Open with semifinals wins Thursday. Djokovic beat rival Roger Federer in four sets: 6-1, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3. It was Djokovic’s 23rd career win against the greatest Grand Slam singles champion of all-time. Leader of the pack… pic.twitter...
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams wallops Radwanska, reaches seventh Australian Open final

Serena Williams finds herself in a familiar place in Melbourne. The odds that she’ll be in an equally familiar place on Saturday night in Australia are extremely good. Serena has reached the Australian Open semifinals seven times. The American No. 1 has won every single one of those semifinals. Thursday’s match against Agnieszka Radwanska did absolutely nothing to imply that...
Via The Comeback
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Williams reaches 7th Australian Open final in dominant form

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) When Serena Williams plays as well as she did in the semifinals of the Australian Open, there's little an opponent can do to challenge her. Even one who's soon to be ranked No. 3 in the world, just two places behind her. ''I was just standing there kind of watching her play,'' the fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska said after her 6-0, 6-4 drubbing by Williams...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams Defeats Maria Sharapova, Advances To Australian Open Semis

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams attacked Maria Sharapova’s strength and it helped extend her complete domination of their rivalry, earning the six-time Australian Open champion a place in the semifinals. Top-ranked Williams beat Sharapova 6-4, 6-1 in the quarterfinals on Tuesday, her 18th consecutive victory and 19th in 21 career meetings back to 2004. “It was super...
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Serena Williams named SI's Sportsperson of the Year

Sports Illustrated is ushering in a big change with the help of arguably the best-known female athlete in the world. The magazine has renamed its Sportsman of the Year award to Sportsperson of the Year, and it’s fitting that the 2015 winner will be Serena Williams. The legendary tennis player is the first solo female winner to win the award since Mary Cooper won the honor in 1983...
December 14, 2015  |  Discuss

‘Supergirl’ Serena foils robbery by would-be cellphone thief

Serena Williams fancies herself a Supergirl of sorts — and rightfully so — after she foiled a would-be thief who was attempting to make off with her cellphone. In a lengthy post to Facebook Wednesday, the tennis champ broke down how she successfully profiled the thief which helped her spring into action upon the moment he snatched her phone. Soooooo yesterday at dinner...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
November 04, 2015  |  Discuss

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