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Serena Williams

Serena Williams
Serena Williams (September 26, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who has won 27 Grand Slam titles.
Serena Williams (September 26, 1981 - ) is a professional tennis player who has won 27 Grand Slam titles. « Show less

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  • Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open

    Sloane Stephens, Serena Williams arrange a rematch at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Sloane Stephens did her part. She took all the space away from fellow American Jamie Hampton, commanded the court with her ferocious forehand and never let down for a moment. Stephens needed only 63 minutes to beat the 23rd-seeded...
  • A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open

    A confident Alison Riske upsets ailing Petra Kvitova at U.S. Open
    NEW YORK — Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves and had plenty of big ground strokes in upsetting seventh-seeded and former Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova, 6-3, 6-0, in a third-round match at the U.S. Open on...
  • Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China

    Watch Serena Williams demolish a tennis racket in China
      Thanks to a YouTube video (with a hat tip to Larry Brown Sports), we get to see how much Serena Williams wants to win, even when she plays a first-round doubles match with her sister Venus in China. Williams double-faulted on match point and that...
  • Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers

    Buccaneers trade cornerback Eric Wright to 49ers
    The San Francisco 49ers acquired cornerback Eric Wright in a trade with Tampa Bay that sends a conditional selection in the 2014 draft to the Buccaneers. The teams announced the deal Friday, one week after Wright was arrested in Los Angeles on suspicion...
  • Virginie Razzano beats Petra Kvitova in Southern California Open

    Virginie Razzano beats Petra Kvitova in Southern California Open
    CARLSBAD — Wild-card entrant Virginie Razzano stunned third-seeded Petra Kvitova, 6-7 (6), 7-5, 7-6 (8), on Friday in the Southern California Open quarterfinals. Razzano, the Italian ranked No. 131 in the world, squandered four match points and...
  • Samantha Stosur upsets Victoria Azarenka at Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur upsets Victoria Azarenka at Southern California Open
    Samantha Stosur, winner of the 2011 U.S. Open over Serena Williams, defeated top-seeded Victoria Azarenka for the first time in her career in a 6-2, 6-3 upset  in the finals of the Southern California Open for her first tournament victory since that...
  • Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open

    Samantha Stosur wins Southern California Open
    From the first point, a crackling service winner, Samantha Stosur seemed totally focused on erasing a negative mark on her record. While the 29-year-old Stosur had won a U.S. Open title two years ago, upsetting Serena Williams in the final, the...
  • Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles

    Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal win Rogers Cup tennis titles
    Serena Williams won the Rogers Cup women's title for the third time and Rafael Nadal matched that feat while playing spoiler in the men's tournament to capture his eighth title of the year. Williams routed unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea, 6-2, 6-0,...
  • Kyle Busch holds off Brad Keselowski for victory at Watkins Glen

     Kyle Busch holds off Brad Keselowski for victory at Watkins Glen
    Kyle Busch won at Watkins Glen (N.Y.) International on Sunday, atoning for a year ago when he lost a sure victory on the last lap. On a two-lap dash to the finish in the caution-filled Sprint Cup Series race, Busch held off Brad Keselowski. Keselowski...
  • U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win

    U.S. Open: Serena Williams dominates Francesca Schiavone in easy win
    NEW YORK — Top-seeded Serena Williams, the defending U.S. Open champion, won her opening match of the 2013 Open, 6-0, 6-1, over 2010 French Open champion Francesca Schiavone. Williams won 24 of 30 points in the first set and started out the second...
  • Friday's TV Highlights: 'Strike Back' on Cinemax

    Friday's TV Highlights: 'Strike Back' on Cinemax
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of August 18 - 24, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     --------------------     SERIES Ghost Adventures In this new...