Serena Williams

Memory of the day: Oprah Winfrey’s 1st talk show begins in 1986

Wed, 08 Sep 2021 - 12:43 GMT

On September 8, many important events took place.

Cartoon ofSerena Williams not racist, Australia watchdog

Tue, 26 Feb 2019 - 11:10 GMT

Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper and cartoonist Mark Knight denied the image was racist.

Serena handed tough draw in quest for record 24th Slam

Fri, 11 Jan 2019 - 05:26 GMT

Serena Williams has been handed a challenging draw in her quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title at the Australian Open, starting with Germany's Tatjana Maria in the first round.

Osaka says US Open win has given her belief

Thu, 03 Jan 2019 - 11:24 GMT

Japanese star Naomi Osaka said her US Open victory in September had given her the self-belief to be able to come from behind and win tight matches.

Federer emerges victorious in historic clash with Serena

Wed, 02 Jan 2019 - 03:00 GMT

Defending champions Switzerland sealed a 2-1 victory over six-times winners United States that left them bottom of Group B.

Serena suffers career's worst loss to Konta

Thu, 02 Aug 2018 - 03:20 GMT

After a routine hold to start the match, Williams lost the next 12 games in a one-sided affair that lasted less than an hour.

Serena returns to top 30 in world rankings

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Serena Williams returned to the world's top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up.

I feared Serena might die, says husband

Mon, 16 Jul 2018 - 03:00 GMT

The husband of Serena Williams admitted Sunday that he feared the tennis superstar would die after giving birth to their daughter last year.

Serena Williams's seven Wimbledon titles

Fri, 13 Jul 2018 - 11:36 GMT

Serena Williams will face Angelique Kerber on Saturday hoping to win an eighth Wimbledon singles title.

'I cried': Serena reveals she missed her baby's first steps

Sun, 08 Jul 2018 - 02:00 GMT

Serena Williams is so focused on winning an eighth Wimbledon title that she missed baby daughter Olympia's first steps.

Serena back doing what she does best at Wimbledon

Tue, 03 Jul 2018 - 03:00 GMT

Monday's outing was only her eighth match since giving birth and according to the WTA rankings, she is only the 181st best player in the world.

'Beyond disappointed': Injured Serena withdraws from French Open before Sharapova clash

Tue, 05 Jun 2018 - 08:00 GMT

The 36-year-old said she had suffered a pectoral muscle injury in her third-round win over Julia Goerges and "can't serve at all".

Serena keeps 'Black Panther' catsuit despite questions

Sun, 03 Jun 2018 - 01:12 GMT

Serena Williams will continue to wear her striking, all-black catsuit in her French Open second round clash on Thursday despite questions raised over whether or not it breaks the rules over appropriate on-court playing gear.

Catwoman Serena back in business as Nadal, Sharapova survive scares

Wed, 30 May 2018 - 06:30 GMT

The 36-year-old downed Kristyna Pliskova of the Czech Republic 7-6 (7/4), 6-4 to register her first victory at the majors since her 2017 Australian Open triumph.

French Open organisers launch assault on tardy diners

Thu, 24 May 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Wimbledon, with its hordes of tennis fans arriving from the world over to camp out for days or even weeks to get hold of tickets, has not faced the same problem.

Returning Serena Williams ready to deny Paris convention

Wed, 23 May 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Convention would have it that to succeed on the gruelling clay courts of Roland Garros requires playing a stack of matches and having miles in your legs.

Harry and Meghan shake up royal tradition in star-studded wedding

Sun, 20 May 2018 - 12:50 GMT

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle tied the knot at Windsor Castle on Saturday in a royal wedding like no other.

Queen of tennis Serena Williams preps for royal wedding

Sat, 19 May 2018 - 01:30 GMT

"Hey y’all, so my friend's getting married today," Serena Williams said as she filmed herself standing in front of the mirror in a towel.

Serena enjoys winning return at Indian Wells

Fri, 09 Mar 2018 - 11:00 GMT

Serena Williams conceded she had been rusty on her return to professional tennis after more than a year away from the game but still did enough to secure a 7-5 6-3 win over Zarina Diyas

Serena's comeback her greatest challenge, says coach Mouratoglou

Mon, 05 Mar 2018 - 08:00 GMT

Serena Williams' return to the WTA Tour following the birth of her first child will be the "greatest challenge" of her career, according to her coach.