Tag: Serena Williams

Three coronavirus cases have been detected among charter flights carrying tennis players, coaches and officials to Melbourne ahead of the Australian Open, health authorities and tournament organizers said Saturday. A total of 47 players from…

PARIS (AP) — Saying she is “struggling to walk,” Serena Williams ended her latest bid for a 24th Grand Slam title and withdrew from the French Open before her second-round match today because of an…

NEW YORK (AP) — They were just two particular points from Serena Williams’ latest three-set comeback at the U.S. Open, yet they were pivotal and consisted of the sorts of lengthy exchanges filled with athleticism…

Working moms have made history at the U.S. Open tennis tournament when nine days in, three  qualified for its quarterfinals. It’s the first time in history that three mothers have gone that far at the…

NEW YORK — Serena Williams posted a record 102nd win at the US Open with a 7-5, 6-3 first-round victory over fellow American Kristie Ahn on Tuesday, and Britain’s Andy Murray enjoyed a winning return…

In sports, it’s not unusual for hyped-up individual matchups to disappoint — just ask anyone who’s blown hard-earned money on a subpar pay-per-view event. But that certainly was not the case in central Kentucky on…

Serena Williams is looking forward to getting back to competing when the coronavirus pandemic permits it, in part because she’s “feeling better than ever.” Her older sister, Venus, is looking forward to hanging out at…

The men’s and women’s professional tennis tours are examining contingency plans for post-coronavirus rescheduling, including the possibility of pushing back the end of the 2020 season. The heads of the WTA and ATP said Monday…

The air was considered hazardous for outdoor workers, and described as among the worst in the world. For professional tennis players, though, it was deemed to be OK for business. A thick haze enveloped Melbourne…

AUCKLAND, New Zealand (AP) — Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki both advanced to the singles semifinals at the ASB Classic on Friday, then extended their first-time partnership to reach the doubles final. Williams beat Laura…