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Williams breaks three-year title drought to win in Auckland

01 January, 2020 3:09 pm 3:09 pm

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Serena Williams won her first title since the 2017 Australian Open with a 6-3 6-4 victory over Jessica Pegula at the Auckland Classic on Sunday but was unable to complete the perfect week in New Zealand when she lost the doubles final. The 38-year-old Williams, who said she would donate all her … Read More

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Halep stuns Williams to win Wimbledon title

07 July, 2019 9:36 pm 9:36 pm

LONDON (Reuters) – Serena Williams’ wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on after Simona Halep stunned the off-key American 6-2 6-2 in a one-sided Wimbledon final on Saturday. An inspired Halep took full advantage of an error-strewn display by seven-times champion Williams to become the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon … Read More

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Cartoon of Serena Williams not racist: Australia watchdog

02 February, 2019 4:08 pm 4:08 pm

SYDNEY (Reuters) – A cartoon published in an Australian newspaper that depicted tennis star Serena Williams having a temper tantrum at the US Open last year was not racist, Australia’s media watchdog said on Monday. The caricature of an angry Williams – with exaggerated lips and tongue and a wild plume of curly hair rising … Read More

Williams ruled out of All Blacks return with illness

09 September, 2018 11:54 am 11:54 am

WELLINGTON (Reuters) – All Blacks midfield back Sonny Bill Williams has been ruled out of their Rugby Championship clash with South Africa just hours after being named on the bench for the game in Wellington. Williams has had an injury-plagued season with wrist, knee and shoulder problems, but was cleared to play against the Springboks … Read More

Williams crushes Sevastova to reach US Open final

09 September, 2018 10:22 am 10:22 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Serena Williams swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 on Thursday and into the final of the US Open to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title to continue her remarkable return to the top levels of the game after she almost died while having a baby last … Read More

Williams sister act extended to 30th meeting

08 August, 2018 10:42 am 10:42 am

NEW YORK (Reuters) – It takes something special to grab the spotlight on a Friday night in the Big Apple but few contests attract more attention than Williams v Williams and the tennis sisters have New York buzzing as they prepare to clash for a 30th time. A fascinating sibling rivalry that spans two decades … Read More