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Serena Williams Returns To Top 10 in Tennis Rankings

American Tennis star, Serena Williams, 37, has returned to the top 10 in the tennis rankings for the first time since taking a break to have her first child. The mother of one who dropped as low as 491st upon her return in March 2018…

19th February 2019

Roger Federer And Serena Williams Meets On Court For The First Time

Roger Federer’s Switzerland beat Serena Williams’ USA as the two tennis greats met on court for the first time at the Hopman Cup in Perth, Australia. Federer and Belinda Bencic beat Williams and Frances Tiafoe 4-2 4-3 (5-3) in a mixed-doubles contest to secure…

1st January 2019

US Open 2018: WTA Backed Serena William’s Sexism Claims

Serena Williams’ claims of sexism in the US Open final have been backed by the governing body of women’s tennis. WTA chief executive Steve Simon said the umpire showed Williams a different level of tolerance over Saturday’s outbursts than if she had been a…

11th September 2018

US Open 2018: Naomi Osaka Beats Serena Williams To Win Title

Naomi Osaka won the US Open after an angry Serena Williams accused the umpire of being a “thief” in some of the most dramatic scenes at a Grand Slam final. Williams was given a game penalty for her outburst, which followed racquet smashing and…

9th September 2018

Roger Federer Knocked Out of US Open By Australian John Millman

Roger Federer has been knocked out of the US Open in the fourth round by world number 55 John Millman. The 37-year-old Swiss had prioritised winning a sixth title at Flushing Meadows but was beaten 3-6 7-5 7-6 (9-7) 7-6 (7-3) in three hours…

4th September 2018

Serena Williams Banned From Wearing Catsuit At French Open

Tennis champ, Serena Williams has been banned from wearing her “Blank Panther” inspired catsuit at the French Open in future. The 23-time Grand Slam champion turned heads when she made her return to Grand Slam tennis this year wearing the eye-catching outfit at Roland…

25th August 2018

Serena Williams Pulls Out of Rogers Cup For Personal Reasons

Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Rogers Cup in Canada for personal reasons. The American 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was beaten 6-1 6-0 by Briton Johanna Konta at the most recent Silicon Valley Classic event – the worst defeat of her career.…

5th August 2018

Wembledon 2018: Serena Williams To Face Angelique Kerber in Women’s Final

Serena Williams will face Germany’s Angelique Kerber for an eighth Wimbledon singles title after both won their semi-finals in straight sets. The American former world number one overpowered Germany’s Julia Gorges 6-2 6-4, while Kerber beat Latvia’s Jelena Ostapenko 6-3 6-3. Saturday’s final will…

12th July 2018