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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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  • Broncos' Von Miller suspended six games under NFL drug policy

    Broncos' Von Miller suspended six games under NFL drug policy
    Denver Broncos linebacker Von Miller received a six-game suspension under the NFL's substance-abuse policy Tuesday, taking away the best defensive player from a team many expect to make a run at the Super Bowl. The league wanted a longer penalty for the...
  • Rafael Nadal wins Western & Southern Open final

     Rafael Nadal wins Western & Southern Open final
    Rafael Nadal extended his sizzling summer with a first-time title. One set away from a breakthrough of her own, No. 1 Serena Williams wilted. Nadal took advantage of the few openings he got against John Isner, grinding out a 7-6 (8), 7-6 (3) win in...
  • U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors

    U.S. Open's grit is linked with that of Jimmy Connors
    The U.S. Open tennis tournament begins Monday. Describing it is almost as hard as playing in it. It is the most difficult tournament in the world to win, and that certainly includes the other three majors. Australia is friendly, exotic in its distance,...
  • U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers

    U.S. Open: Nothing soft about Williams sisters' games in openers
    NEW YORK — Venus Williams was dressed as if going to a garden party, her outfit covered in flowers that could only come from imagination and not reality. And some of her hair was dyed pink to match the flowers. But Williams came to Arthur Ashe...
  • Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset

    Alison Riske is latest young American to pull off U.S. Open upset
    NEW YORK -- Alison Riske, an unseeded 23-year-old from Pittsburgh, showed no nerves but 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 Saturday....
  • Serena Williams dominates Sloane Stephens, moves to quarterfinals

    Serena Williams dominates Sloane Stephens, moves to quarterfinals
    NEW YORK — Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 11th time with an emphatic 6-4, 6-1 win over 20-year-old fellow American Sloane Stephens. Stephens is considered heir to Williams' spot at the top of tennis. Stephens...
  • Serena Williams dominating winner in U.S. Open quarterfinals

    Serena Williams dominating winner in U.S. Open quarterfinals
    NEW YORK — Serena Williams, the No. 1-ranked player in the world and the top seed and defending champion at the U.S. Open needed only 52 minutes to win a quarterfinal match, 6-0, 6-0, over her 18th-seeded Spanish opponent, Carla Suarez Navarro. It...
  • U.S. Open Tennis 2013

     
    Venus and Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open doubles tournament, eliminating 11th-seeded Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova and Lucie Safarova, 6-1, 7-6 (3), Wednesday....
  • TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA

    TV This Week Sept. 8 - 14: 'Burn Notice' on USA
    Customized TV Listings are available here: www.latimes.com/tvtimes Click here to download TV listings for the week of Sept. 8 - 14, 2013 in PDF format This week's TV Movies     -------------------- SUNDAY It takes two septuagenarians (Derek...
  • Serena Williams joins Victoria Azarenka in U.S. Open finals rematch

    Serena Williams joins Victoria Azarenka in U.S. Open finals rematch
    Defending champion Serena Williams advanced to the U.S. Open final with a 6-0, 6-3 victory on Friday over Li Na of China, setting up a rematch of last year's championship match against Victoria Azarenka of Belarus. The second set was full of clever...
  • Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title

    Serena Williams beats Victoria Azarenka for fifth U.S. Open title
    NEW YORK -- Top-seeded Serena Williams won her 17th Grand Slam title and her fifth U.S. Open on Sunday with a 7-5, 6-7 (6), 6-1 victory over second-seeded Victoria Azarenka on Arthur Ashe Stadium court. When Azarenka's final service return went long,...