Tag Archives: women’s tennis

  • Serena Williams Ends Indian Wells Boycott

    Mar 13, 15 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *It’s the end of an era … or an error thought to be made by tennis fans in Indian Wells, California.  After 13 years of boycotting the BNP Paribas tournament held there at the Tennis Gardens due to what she, her sister and the rest of her family deemed to be overt racism, Serena Williams […]

  • Serena Williams, Moved by ‘Forgiveness,’ Ends Boycott of Indian Wells (Watch)

    Feb 4, 15 by EURPublisher01 2 Comments

    *With forgiveness on her heart, Serena Williams is ending her 13-year boycott of Indian Wells and will return to the annual tournament next month, she announced Wednesday in an exclusive column for Time.com. After winning the tournament in 2001, Serena vowed never to return to play there because of the nasty treatment she received from fans. […]

  • 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. […]

  • Sloane Stephens Upset in 2nd Round of US Open

    Aug 27, 14 by EURPublisher01 Leave a comment

    *It was a short US Open run for Sloane Stephens. The 21-year-old American had her earliest loss at Flushing Meadows, upset in the second round Wednesday by 96th-ranked Johanna Larsson. Down a set and a break, Larsson, 26, rallied to win 5-7, 6-4, 6-2 to match her best performance at a major tournament. Stephens reached […]

  • Venus Williams Flips Script in Sister Rivalry: Takes Down Serena in Montreal

    Aug 9, 14 by Gerald Radford Leave a comment

    *Venus Williams has just claimed the biggest scalp on in women’s tennis by taking down her sister in Montreal. On Saturday in a Rogers Cup semifinal, Venus played not only her little sister, but the WTA’s current world no. 1 and the tournament’s defending champion, Serena Williams, winning the match in three hard fought sets […]

  • Serena Williams Still Battling Viral Illness; Drops Out of Swedish Open

    Jul 10, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *Women’s tennis world No. 1 Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Swedish Open due to her viral illness. Williams was forced to pull out of her doubles match with her sister Venus at Wimbledon last week after struggling in the warm-up and requiring treatment from the doctor. she decided to withdraw from the encounter […]