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Serena, Pliskova, Australian Open

Williams stunned by Pliskova fightback at Australian Open

01 January, 2019 8:45 am 8:45 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams squandered four match points and blew a 5-1 lead in the decider as seventh seed Karolina Pliskova produced a stunning fightback to claim a 6-4 4-6 7-5 quarter-final victory over the American at the Australian Read More

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Serena motors into fourth round in Melbourne

01 January, 2019 11:37 am 11:37 am

MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Serena Williams powered into the fourth round of the Australian Open on Saturday with a 6-2 6-1 demolition of Ukrainian teenager Dayana Yastremska to continue her charge through the Melbourne Park draw. The 37-year-old Williams, chasing a Read More

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Serena ‘out of line’ but both sides share blame says King

09 September, 2018 10:38 am 10:38 am

(Reuters) – Former world number one Billie Jean King has softened her initial stance on the controversy over Serena Williams, who was “totally out of line” when she vehemently disputed calls by chair umpire Carlos Ramos during Saturday’s U.S. Open Read More

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Serena must balance daughter’s birthday with US Open demands

08 August, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

(Reuters) – Serena Williams’ return to the US Open for the first time since becoming a mother will be an emotional experience, not least because her daughter Alexis-Olympia’s first birthday is right in the middle of the tournament. Serena will Read More

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Serena beaten by Kvitova in second round in Cincinnati

08 August, 2018 6:47 pm 6:47 pm

(Reuters) – Serena Williams was beaten 6-3 2-6 6-3 by Petra Kvitova in a thrilling second-round match at the Cincinnati Open on Tuesday, ending the American’s bid for a third title at the event. Williams looked rusty in the first Read More

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Serena dominates in return at Cincinnati Masters

08 August, 2018 9:48 am 9:48 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former world number one Serena Williams looked sharp in her return to the hardcourts after a week-long break, soundly defeating Daria Gavrilova 6-1 6-2 to advance to the second round of the Cincinnati Masters. Williams, who Read More

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Serena Williams says struggling with ‘postpartum emotions’

08 August, 2018 9:41 am 9:41 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams was in a “funk” last week because she felt her hectic schedule was not leaving her enough time to care for her 11-month old daughter, the 23-time grand slam champion said in a social Read More

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Super-Mom Serena into 10th Wimbledon final

07 July, 2018 8:46 am 8:46 am

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams demonstrated that having a baby had not robbed her of any of her phenomenal tennis skills when she became the first mother in 38 years to reach the Wimbledon final, with a 6-2 6-4 demolition Read More

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