Tag Archives: grand slam

  • Soul of the US Open: Serena Williams Etches Name in History Book With 18th Grand Slam Win

    Sep 7, 14 by Gerald Radford 3 Comments

    *An unusually mild Sunday afternoon in Flushing, New York,  just two hours before the 2014 US Open ladies final, found WTA tour besties, Serena Williams, 32, and Caroline Wozniacki, 24, both out on the practices courts, with only a few unused courts separating them, getting in their last bit of practice before the big showdown. […]

  • Soul of the US Open: Serena Williams Continues Campaign for 17th Major Title

    Sep 3, 13 by garadf 1 Comment

    *Today (Tuesday, 09-03-13) at the US Open, inside a windy Arthur Ashe Stadium- where men’s world no. 1 Novak Djokovic had just annihilated his opponent 6-3, 6-0, 6-0, Serena Williams continued her campaign en route to winning a 17th Grand Slam title, putting her closer to being named the Official GOAT of the sport on […]

  • Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova to Win French Open

    Jun 9, 13 by EurPublisher 5 Comments

    *Serena Williams has done it again. Although it took her eleven years. Williams, the top seed,  defeated No. 2 Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 to win her second French Open title, 11 years to the day after she beat her older sister Venus to win her first in 2002. “Eleven years,” Williams, 31, said in French […]

  • 2012 US Open Begins Today: Can Serena Williams Conquer Demons?

    Aug 27, 12 by garadf Leave a comment

    *It’s pretty darned close to unanimous that Serena Williams is poised to once again claim the trophy in New York at the 2012 US Open. She’s taken home the title 3 times from the unique-in-atmosphere Grand Slam held on US soil – but, shockingly, given her immense talent, not since 2008.  Beset by health issues […]

  • Williams Sisters Make ESPN’s Top 40 Lady Athletes

    Jul 7, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 2 Comments

    *Guess who made ESPN’s Top 40 Female Athletes? The hard-hitting Williams sisters. Nope, not exactly a surprise for most folks. For the past 40 years, ESPN has celebrated female athletes and this year, “The Power of IX” initiative is being used to promote gender equality among college sports. Venus made it at No. 21 for […]

  • Serena Fined $2000 For US Open Rant Against Umpire

    Sep 12, 11 by EURpublisher02 2 Comments

    *Serena Williams has been fined $2 000 by the US Open for berating the chair umpire during the final. Tournament referee Brian Earley issued his ruling on today, one day after Williams was cited by chair umpire Eva Asderaki for a code violation for verbal abuse during a 6-2, 6-3 loss to Sam Stosur at […]