Serena Williams beats Venus at US Open to extend Grand Slam bid

NEW YORK - If Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent...her sister Venus.Still, no way was Serena going to let anyone, or anything, stop...two matches from history, top-seeded Serena got all she could handle from 23rd-seeded...
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A win, then a hug: Serena tops Venus

...taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.Never a fan of losing to her sibling - who would be? - Serena cheated a tad every so often, lying about...landed in or out."That's the past," Serena jokes now with an eye roll. "I was young...
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Serena starts slow, Venus wins

LONDON - As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky...thought, 'Oh, my God. I'm playing Serena.'"Yet the 20-year-old Russian...also would complete a self-styled "Serena Slam" of four major titles in a row...
Williams wins to secure Serena Slam

LONDON - Serena Williams let herself briefly bask in the...It's Williams' second self-styled "Serena Slam" of four majors in a row; she also...All the people are nervous, even Serena, in a final," Muguruza said. "Because...
Serena earns 700th win to reach Miami Open semis

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. - Seven-time champion Serena Williams overcame some shaky play Wednesday for her 700th career victory, beating Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4), 1-6, 6-3 to...
'13 French champ Serena Williams loses; Venus, too

...gray clouds overhead were foreboding as Serena Williams double-faulted, then raised...much for that: Exactly one minute before Serena's match began on Court Suzanne Lenglen...Venus said. "I don't know how Serena felt, but I'm sure she feels like that...
Simona Halep routs Serena Williams at WTA Finals

SINGAPORE - Serena Williams did not hesitate when asked to describe her performance Wednesday, when she took her heaviest defeat since she was 16...
Serena Williams wins US Open quarterfinal 6-0, 6-0

...point to a stinging return on the last, Serena Williams was close to perfect in the U...Manuela Maleeva."When you play against Serena," Suarez Navarro said, "you know the draw, you don't want to see Serena there."Before the match, picturing...
Serena Williams romps on bad ankle in day two of Australian Open

...her sore right ankle raised and her hands covering her face, Serena Williams tried to block out thoughts that her bid for a third...Australian titles, starting in 2003 when she completed her "Serena Slam" by adding the victory at Melbourne Park to her consecutive...
Serena Williams wins Swedish Open

BASTAD, Sweden (AP) - Serena Williams won her 53rd WTA title by beating Johanna Larsson 6-4, 6-1 in the final of the Swedish Open on Sunday.The 24-year-old...


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