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...
Venus nears Serena showdown

...And so while it is her younger sister Serena who is ranked No. 1, has 20 major titles...7-6 (5), 6-4, while top-seeded Serena defeated 93rd-ranked Timea Babos of...She poses a big threat for me," Serena said about Venus.They pulled out of...
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All-Williams headlines today's action

...That's what will happen Monday when Serena Williams plays older sister Venus Williams...each other on the grass at Wimbledon, Serena leads 3-2, with all three of her wins...on court at the tournament.Although Serena is still at the top of her game and going...
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Today In Sports History for July 4

...6-3 victory over Jana Novotna.2003 - Serena Williams beats sister Venus 4-6, title, beating younger sister Serena Williams 7-5, 6-4 in the final...5-2 in Wimbledon finals, losing only to Serena in 2002 and '03.2009 - Roger Federer...
Today In Sports History for July 3

...title and instant celebrity by beating Serena Williams 6-1, 6-4. For the first...Team New Zealand 5-2.2008 - Venus and Serena Williams win in straight sets to set up...7-6 (3), then two-time champ Serena overcomes two rain delays and downs China's...
Bouchard, Halep lose Wimbledon openers; Federer, Nadal win

...and Nick Kyrgios last year.WILLIAMS SISTERSA day after pulling out of doubles, Serena and Venus Williams are on the schedule in singles. No. 1-seeded Serena takes a 22-match Grand Slam winning streak into her Centre Court match against...
Novak Djokovic back to tennis, and focused on Wimbledon

...makes it back to the final this year, she could end up facing Serena Williams. The top-seeded American, who is looking to win...beat her. But it's still long way if I'm going to meet Serena here."The other woman in the mix is Maria Sharapova, the...
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Young readers rewarded for book reviews still very smart. You should read Fantastic Mr. Fox because it makes you want to know more and you keep reading."? Serena Crupi, 8, received a gift certificate to Grumpy's for a review of "Kaya and the Otters," by Jannet Shaw. "One fascinating...
Williams moves on; Sharapova out; Djokovic-Nadal on tap

PARIS - For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the outset and dropped the...this," Williams said. "Believe me, I'm thinking, 'OK, Serena, pull yourself together.'"___Follow Howard Fendrich...


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