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  • Serena Gets Apology from Russian Official for ‘Williams Bros’ Remark

    Oct 23, 14 by EURPublisher01 3 Comments

    *Serena Williams says she has received a written apology from Russian tennis head Shamil Tarpischev for offensive comments in which he called her and sister Venus the “Williams brothers.” “He has reached out to apologize to both myself and my sister,” Williams said at the WTA Finals on Thursday, adding, “It was written. No, I […]

  • 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 Wins First Tournament Since Wimbledon Illness (Pics)

    Aug 4, 14 by EURPublisher01 1 Comment

    *In her first tournament since dropping out of Wimbledon with apparent equilibrium issues, top-ranked Serena Williams won her WTA-leading fourth title of the year, beating third-seeded Angelique Kerber 7-6 (1), 6-3 on Sunday in Bank of the West Classic. Kerber, 0-4 in finals this season, won five straight games to go up 5-1 and was […]

  • Serena Successfully Defends WTA Championships Title

    Oct 27, 13 by garadf Leave a comment

    *Serena Williams, 32, just punctuated a career-best season by successfully defending her title at the 2013 WTA Year End Championships in Istanbul. It was the first title defense at the tournament since 2007, when Belgian Justine Henin accomplished the feat. The oldest women to ever do so, Serena won the title, 2-6, 6-3, 6-0, convincingly […]

  • Serena Overcomes Wind, Nerves, Azarenka to Nab 17th Grand Slam

    Sep 9, 13 by garadf 8 Comments

    *The 2013 Us Open women’s trophy has been claimed … and the rightful owner is Serena Williams. Now adding a 17th title to her trophy case, Serena did something, well many things that either she’s never done or hasn’t been done before at all (not exhaustive). — She had never defended a US Open title […]

  • Soul of the US Open: Serena Williams Remains to Defend Title

    Sep 5, 13 by garadf 2 Comments

    *It’s now down to the wire of the 2013 US Open. With the second week of the tournament well underway in New York, the weak have been separated from the strong and the lucky from the unlucky. And regardless of which of the two groups they’re repping, those who remain are so close to taking […]