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Serena survives scare to reach US Open third round

08 August, 2019 9:23 am 9:23 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams survived a second-round scare at the US Open on Wednesday with a 5-7 6-3 6-1 win over American wildcard Catherine McNally to keep alive her hopes of securing a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. World number eight Williams, who captured the first of her six US Open titles two … Read More

Serena ready to claim first Slam as a mum: coach

01 January, 2019 2:08 pm 2:08 pm

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams is ready to win her first Grand Slam title as a mother, having arrived at the Australian Open in her best condition since coming back from maternity leave, according to her coach Patrick Mouratoglou. Frenchman Mouratoglou, who has guided Williams to the last 10 of her 23 Grand Slam titles, … Read More

Osaka claims US Open title after Serena meltdown

09 September, 2018 8:11 am 8:11 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Naomi Osaka became Japan’s first Grand Slam singles champion after she thumped Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial US Open final with the American suffering a mesmerizing meltdown after being handed a code violation. It was drama-filled conclusion to a final that was rich with storylines but will now go … Read More

Serena crushes Venus in flat family US Open showdown

09 September, 2018 10:10 am 10:10 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams crushed older sister Venus 6-1 6-2 in a shockingly subdued third round clash at the US Open to stay on track for a record equalling 24th Grand Slam title. The meeting between the famed tennis siblings had been hyped as the biggest night of the US Open but turned … Read More

Williams gets warm welcome and win in US Open return

08 August, 2018 9:38 am 9:38 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams took the first cautious step towards a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-4 6-0 first-round win over Magda Linette  as an excited US Open crowd welcomed the new tennis mother . It was not the imposing performance many have come to expect from Williams as the six-time … Read More