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The Latest: 5-time champ Venus Williams starts 3rd round

LONDON (AP) The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): --- 1:50 p.m. Five-time Wimbledon champion Venus Williams has started her third-round match against Daria Kasatkina after a rain delay of about 45 minutes. They are playing on No. 1 Court. Action is still being suspended on all the other courts at the All England Club - except Centre Court, the only venue with a retractable...
Via Associated Press
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Andy Murray, Venus Williams advance at Wimbledon; French Open champ Muguruza upset

LONDON -- Garbine Muguruza's first major tournament as a reigning Grand Slam champion didn't last long.Less than a month after winning the French Open, the second-seeded Spaniard was beaten in the second round of Wimbledon on Thursday by a Slovakian qualifier ranked No. 124.In the biggest upset of the tournament so far, Jana Cepelova beat a listless and mistake-prone Muguruza 6...
Via Associated Press
18 hours ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams, Andy Murray wrap up 1st round victories at Wimbledon

This was not the Serena Williams the tennis world is used to seeing on Centre Court. It was still good enough for the defending Wimbledon champion to advance to the second round in straight sets.Struggling on serve and failing to dominate against a 148th-ranked Swiss qualifier playing in her first Grand Slam tournament on Tuesday, Williams labored to a 6-2, 6-4 victory over Amra...
Via Associated Press
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nike fixed controversial Wimbledon dresses, while Serena Williams looked positively regal

Reigning Wimbledon champion, and current Grand Slam slumpee, Serena Williams took to Centre Court Tuesday afternoon for the traditional opening match for the defending Ladies champion. And while the game itself was fairly nondescript - Serena didn't play well though No. 148 Amra Sadikovic was a fine challenger - it was Serena's dress that, once again, stole the show.With her...
Via Fox Sports
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Defending champ Serena Williams at Wimbledon ready to play

LONDON (AP) Top-ranked Serena Williams hasn't won a Grand Slam since Wimbledon a year ago, but the 21-time major champion appeared confident about her chances of retaining the title on the eve of the tournament. ''Honestly, I don't feel any pressure,'' said Williams, keeping her answers short at a pre-tournament press conference on Sunday. ''I feel good and confident.'' Williams...
Via Associated Press
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Wimbledon 2016 Odds: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams Favorites To Win

Novak Djokovic will be gunning for his third straight Wimbledon men’s singles crown and his fifth straight Grand Slam victory when he hits the court next week as a heavy -150 betting favorite at sportsbooks monitored by OddsShark.com. The 29-year-old Serbian continued his dominance of the ATP circuit with victories at this year’s Australian Open and US Open, lifting his career...
Via NESN.com
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams pelts sexist heckler with tennis balls for magazine shoot

Tennis star Serena Williams has received many accolades over the course of her 20-year career on the courts, but it has not stopped her from receiving a large share of racist and sexist comments from hecklers. But this time, Williams has a message to serve to the hecklers — literally. Having netted the cover of Glamour’s July 2016 issue, Williams participated in a promotional video...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams ends Maria Sharapova's 11-year streak as highest-paid female athlete

Serena Williams has won 21 Grand Slam tournament titles, ranging from the 1999 US Open to the 2015 French Open, Australian Open and Wimbledon. She’s also a four-time Olympic gold medal winner. Now, Williams is the highest-paid female athlete in the world. Despite falling in the French Open final this past Saturday to Garbine Muguruza, Williams reportedly has made $28.9 million...
Via The Comeback
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Heavily favored Serena Williams upset in French Open women's final

The World’s number one in women’s single tennis has fallen at Roland Garros. Serena Williams was defeated by the fourth-ranked Garbine Muguruza in straight sets on Saturday at the French Open, 7-5, 6-4. Williams fought off multiple Championship points in the match, but Muguruza eventually buried an impressive lob shot for the win. The Spain native fell to the ground, stunned...
Via The Comeback
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena criticized for posting pic that appeared photoshopped

Serena Williams has come under fire for sharing a photo on social media that appeared to be photoshopped to make her waist look slimmer. Williams was recently featured in People magazine’s most beautiful women of 2016 issue, and she posted a photo on Instagram from the spread. Cosmopolitan captured a screenshot before Serena took it down: Williams eventually deleted that...
Via Larry Brown Sports
May 02, 2016  |  Discuss
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