Wimbledon Ladies’ Singles Predictions: Serena Williams Aims For History

Once again, Serena Williams can make history at Wimbledon. But will things really be different this time? Williams has been stuck on 21 Grand Slam singles titles, one shy of Steffi Graf for the most in the Open era, since last year’s Wimbledon. Since then, Williams lost in stunning fashion in the U.S. Open semifinals and in back-to-back finals at the Australian Open and French...
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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...
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Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic are the top Wimbledon seeds

LONDON  -- Novak Djokovic cannot face Andy Murray until the final at Wimbledon after they were seeded first and second, respectively, on Wednesday for the third tennis Grand Slam of the year.It means Djokovic and Murray will be in separate halves of the draw when it is made on Friday.Seedings were based on the current world rankings but rearranged to reflect players' grass-court...
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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...
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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...
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19 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...
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French Open Results: Serena Williams Upset By Garbine Muguruza In Women’s Final

Serena Williams’ pursuit of tying Steffi Graf for the most Grand Slam singles titles will continue at Wimbledon because she was upset by Garbine Muguruza in straight sets in the 2016 French Open women’s final Saturday. Game. Set. Match MUGURUZA! Say hello to our newest #RolandGarros champion.
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Serena Williams is back in the French Open final

PARIS -- Two years ago at the French Open, Serena Williams was stunned in the second round by a 20-year-old opponent participating in only her 13th match at a major tournament.That 6-2, 6-2 loss to Garbine Muguruza was, and remains to this day, the most lopsided defeat of Williams' 338-match Grand Slam career.So guess who the No. 1-ranked Williams will face in the final at Roland...
Via Associated Press
23 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

Indian Wells CEO makes sexist remarks about women’s tennis

Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore made some sexist comments about women’s tennis players over the weekend before Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka met in the finals of the BNP Paribas Open. For starters, Moore said that female tennis players “ride the coattails” of their male counterparts and should be thankful athletes like Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal came along. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 21, 2016  |  Discuss

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