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  • 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 […]

  • Soul of the US Open: Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic Lead Fields

    Aug 25, 14 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *As of today, Monday, August 25, the world’s most attended sporting event (1 million fans expected this year) has officially begun. The top tennis players in the world from both the ATP and WTA tours, 128 total from each organization, have all ascended on New York City to fight and scrap for arguably the most […]

  • Wimbledon: Serena Williams Advances; Sharapova Upset

    Jun 27, 13 by EURpublisher02 5 Comments

    *Five-time champion Serena Williams avoided the kind of early upset that has sent many top players tumbling out of Wimbledon, beating Caroline Garcia 6-3, 6-2 on Thursday to reach the third round. A day after Roger Federer headed the list of big names to go out in the second round, the top-ranked Williams never looked […]