Serena beat Venus to wins record 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena beat Venus to wins record 23rd Grand Slam title

Serena Williams rewrote history on Saturday to surpass Steffi Graf and capture a record 23rd Grand Slam title as well as the world No 1 ranking by beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final. The dominant American swept past her greatest rival 6-4, 6-4 on Rod Laver Arena for her seventh Melbourne Park […]

Serena, Venus set up dream Australian final

Serena, Venus set up dream Australian final

Unstoppable Serena Williams zeroed in on a record-breaking 23rd Grand Slam title Thursday by setting up an Australian Open final against her older sister Venus, as the siblings’ dream came true. The ruthless world No 2 proved one step too far for unseeded Croat Mirjana Lucic-Baroni, whose fairytale tournament was finally ended in a crushing […]

Serena Williams continues fight against systemic racism: ‘I won’t be silent’

Serena Williams continues fight against systemic racism: ‘I won’t be silent’

Serena Williams’ remarkable late career has been marked not only by continued excellence on the court, but by an increasing outspokenness off it. After her historic Wimbledon title in July, in the wake of two separate video-documented police killings of black men, Serena used her press conference to speak about the need for recognition, understanding, […]

US Open getting personal for Serena Williams

US Open getting personal for Serena Williams

At last year’s US Open, Serena Williams was trying to rewrite the record book and fell short, but starting on Monday at Flushing Meadows winning is getting personal. Williams’s 184-week reign as world No 1 is under attack, and the American will be loathe to relinquish it, according to no less an authority than ESPN […]

Elina Svitolina dumps Serena Williams out of Rio

Elina Svitolina dumps Serena Williams out of Rio

Olympic champion and world No 1 Serena Williams tumbled out of the Rio de Janeiro singles competition in the third round on Tuesday after a shock defeat to Ukraine’s Elina Svitolina. Svitolina, who is ranked 20th in the world, stunned the London Games gold medallist 6-4 6-3 to record a memorable victory against the American, […]

The Secret Formula To The Williams Sisters

The Secret Formula To The Williams Sisters

2016 has seen the return of the Williams sisters back to their dominant best at Wimbledon. Serena eased to the final aiming for the most Grand Slams ever, and Venus reached the semi-final. The two sisters have been huge forces in women’s tennis in the last 15 years and at the ripe old ages of […]