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  • Serena Williams Powers Past Maria Sharapova Into Wimbledon Finals

    Jul 9, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *Serena Williams earned her eighth Wimbledon final this morning with a 6-2, 6-4 win over Maria Sharapova on Thursday. Williams took just 79 minutes to run Sharapova off Centre Court with 13 aces and 29 winners as the five-time Wimbledon champion secured her 18th career win in 20 showdowns with the Russian player. Next for […]

  • Serena Advances at Wimbledon with Win Against Victoria Azarenka

    Jul 7, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Serena Williams fought back from a set down Tuesday to beat Victoria Azarenka 3-6, 6-2, 6-3 on Centre Court to reach the Wimbledon semifinals and keep her bid alive for a fourth straight major title – a.k.a. a “Serena Slam.” Williams is now two wins away from winning her fourth consecutive major tournament, which would […]

  • Desert Heat Proves Too Much for IW Seeds; Serena Williams Unbothered

    Mar 19, 15 by garadf 2 Comments

    *”Maria Sharapova and Serena Williams to Battle” … well, scratch that. I was just dying to write that headline, completing it with “in Desert IW Final,” because it would’ve been the perfect way to consummate Serena’s highly-publicized return to Indian Wells. But, Sharapova, unfortunately, went down in the round of 16 in a hail of […]

  • Sloane Stephens Sets Up Serena Clash; Madison Keys Emerging as Threat

    Mar 16, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *Now that all the fanfare has died down surrounding Serena Williams’ return to Indian Wells, the tournament must go on. Outside of Williams, America has been hard pressed to produce top performers in either the WTA or the ATP fields unlike the days of old when the U.S. used to dominate in both. There have […]

  • Serena Williams to Face Maria Sharapova in Aussie Open Finals

    Jan 29, 15 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *Serena Williams dug deep to win a tough first set against 19-year-old Madison Keys, then proceeded to dominate the second set in a 7-6 (5), 6-2 victory to move into an Australian Open final against second-seeded Maria Sharapova. Williams, an 18-time Grand Slam champion, takes a 15-match winning streak against Sharapova into the women’s final. […]

  • Serena Williams Rips Olympic Official for Calling Her a Man

    Oct 20, 14 by EURPublisher01 5 Comments

    *Serena Williams lit into International Olympic Committee member Shamil Tarpishchev after he referred to her and sister Venus as the “Williams brothers.” Williams said of the comments at a news conference Sunday in Singapore: “I thought they were very insensitive and extremely sexist as well as racist at the same time. I thought they were […]