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Serena Williams’ Unapologetic Greatness

Serena Williams’ Unapologetic Greatness

Serena Williams’ accomplishments “I love making history,” Serena Williams told Harper’s Bazaar UK. Even though she lost to Angelique Kerber at Wimbledon 2018, her tennis ranking has soared back to 26th in the world, up from 183rd in June. But rankings aside, you’d be hard-pressed to find anyone disagreeing that she’s one of tennis’s greatest […]

Life Is Beautiful, Venus Says, Brushing Off Commentator Row

Life Is Beautiful, Venus Says, Brushing Off Commentator Row

Seven-times grand slam winner Venus Williams on Friday brushed off a remark made about her at the Australian Open which led to a TV commentator being stood down by broadcaster ESPN. Doug Adler, commentating on the African-American 13th seed’s second-round match against Switzerland’s Stefanie Voegele on Wednesday, provoked outrage on social media when he was […]

Serena Williams Upset At US Open

Serena Williams Upset At US Open

For the second straight year, Serena Williams was upset in the US Open semifinals. Whereas the American was defeated by crafty veteran Roberta Vinci 12 months ago to end hopes of a rare calendar-year slam, an ailing Williams lost to big-hitting Karolina Pliskova 6-2 7-6 (7-5) on Thursday in New York. She’ll thus have to […]

Novak Djokovic Into US Open Semi-finals After Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Retires

Novak Djokovic Into US Open Semi-finals After Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Retires

The doubts that persist about Novak Djokovic’s mental and physical fitness at this US Open are no less intact after Thursday’s quarter-final win over Jo-Wilfried Tsonga, but at the present rate it’s unclear how much they will matter. The world No1 is through to the US Open semi-finals for a 10th consecutive year after Tsonga […]

Rafael Nadal Beaten By Lucas Pouille In Five-Set Classic At US Open

Rafael Nadal Beaten By Lucas Pouille In Five-Set Classic At US Open

When he reached the quarter-finals of Wimbledon this year, many tipped the 22-year-old Lucas Pouille as a star of the future. After his victory over Rafael Nadal in the fourth round of the US Open on Sunday evening, he looked a lot like a star for the present. Pouille outlasted the two-time champion over five […]

Double Triumph For Serena Williams As She And Venus Win Wimbledon Title

Double Triumph For Serena Williams As She And Venus Win Wimbledon Title

They don’t do snazzy formations, they just win grand slam titles. A few hours after equalling Steffi Graf’s open-era record of 22 grand slam singles crowns, Serena Williams joined her sister Venus to win their sixth Wimbledon title together and their 14th in all. Sixteen years after their first triumph together, the sisters beat Timea […]