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U.S. Open - Semi-finals

New York - Days 12 and 13 saw four semi-final matches take place. The two top seeds from the Men's and Women's draw were able to make it to the final.

US Open Tennis - Day 9

New York - Day nine of the US Open saw the the start of the quarter-finals of the women's singles, with Na Li and Serena Williams pulling off wins.

U.S. Open Tennis - Day 7

New York - There were only four women's single matches in yesterday's US Open. Possibly the biggest match saw Serena Williams play Sloane Stephens.

U.S. Open Tennis - Day 5

New York - Number one seeds Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic were both able to win their respective matches, while Lleyton Hewitt provided yet another shock on day five of the US Open.

U.S Open Tennis - Day 4

With Wednesday’s rain forcing a multitude of cancellations, Thursday was a lot more action-packed. The mass exodus of seeded players that occurred in round one was not present yesterday.

U.S Open Tennis - Day 1

New York - Defending champion Serena Williams began a staunch defence of her title with a straight sets victory over Francesca Schiavone.

Playing through pain, Serena Williams reaches Rogers Cup final

Toronto - World No.1 Serena Williams took a step toward her third Rogers Cup title Saturday night, beating Poland's Agnieszka Radwanska — and a stomach ailment — to book a showdown with giant-killer Sorana Cirstea of Romania in Sunday’s final in Toronto.

Wimbledon 2013 — The graveyard of the seeds

Wimbledon - Almost every major tournament - tennis or any other sport - has at least one upset, but there has never been a Wimbledon like this year's.

Serena Williams 'sorry' for Steubenville rape victim comments

World No. 1 tennis star Serena Williams on Wednesday issued a statement apologizing for her comments in a Rolling Stone magazine article that said the Steubenville rape victim "shouldn't have put herself" in a position to be raped.

Op-Ed: Serena Williams on the Steubenville rape case

What should a celebrity do if she gives young women sound advice on how to avoid being raped? Apologise, if the experience of Serena Williams is anything to go by.

Video: Documentary film 'Venus and Serena' trailer

The documentary film "Venus and Serena," about tennis pros Venus and Serena Williams, hits theaters in the US on May 10. A trailer is available for viewing.

Video: Caroline Wozniacki spoofs Serena Williams — was it racist?

It seems that for the former tennis number one Caroline Wozniacki, the maxim is: If you can't beat 'em you spoof 'em. At a recent exhibition match against Maria Sharapova in Sao Paulo, she did a hilarious impersonation of Serena Williams.

Tennis star Serena Williams to miss China Open in Beijing

Beijing - Fans looking forward to seeing one of the greatest players in women's tennis will have to wait another year, as Serena Williams will miss the China Open Saturday due to illness.

Close to defeat, Serena Williams powers back to win U.S. Open

Two points away from defeat, Serena Williams rallied back in the third set on Sunday to beat world No.1 Victoria Azarenka clinching her fourth U.S. Open title and 15th Grand Slam title overall.

Serena Williams rolls past Sara Errani in U.S. Open semifinals

The way Serena Williams is playing, there may not be a woman on the planet who can keep her from winning her fourth career U.S. Open women's singles title.

Victoria Azarenka rallies past Maria Sharapova in U.S. Open semis

After playing back-to-back marathon matches to get to the U.S. Open semifinals, Maria Sharapova appeared to finally run out of gas - and it cost her a spot in the final.

Serena Williams does 'Crip Walk' dance after winning gold (Video)

Serena Williams celebrated completing her Golden Slam with a funky jig known as the "Crip Walk." Williams beat Maria Sharapova in order to grab the gold.

Serena Williams wins Stanford title, tying Venus' 43 titles

Stanford - After traveling more than 5,000 miles and eight time zones, defending champion Serena Williams defeated fellow American Coco Vandeweghe on Sunday claiming her 43rd career title.

Serena Williams brings her 'ace' game to reach Wimbledon final

Serena Williams fired off 24 aces in her semifinal win Thursday over Victoria Azarenka, beating the previous Wimbledon record of 23 aces; set by none other than Williams herself.

Video: Tennis star Serena Williams turning to rap?

It looks like 30-year-old Olympic gold medalist Serena Williams might be exploring other career options just in case the tennis thing doesn't work out.

TopFinds: Hurricane Katia passes over Scotland, Serena's outburst

Hurricane Katia swept across the Atlantic, spinning over Scotland. Tennis star Serena Williams is fined for shouting during a point. Why is a Filipino crocodile sparking controversy? These are the top stories making headlines around the world.

Op-Ed: On Serena Williams and how sportswomen can’t act like this

I first caught highlights of Serena Williams’ now infamous tirade against US Open umpire Eva Asderaki while I was at the gym.

Sweet Victory for Serena Williams in Final of Rogers Cup Toronto Special

Toronto - As LL Cool J once rhymed in a song ‘Don’t call it a comeback – I’ve been here for years’. The same could be said of Serena Williams and her recent return to the WTA Tour.

Wimbledon: Williams sisters both knocked out in last 16

Venus and Serena Williams have both tumbled out of the Wimbledon tennis finals in London's SW19 famous courts. Venus, who is a seven-time Grand Slam title winner in the singles and Serena, who has won thirteen singles titles are both out.

Serena Williams hospitalized for pulmonary embolism

Los Angeles - Tennis star Serena Williams, 29, is in a Los Angeles hospital after suffering a pulmonary embolism last week. On Monday she underwent emergency surgery for a hematoma.

Serena Williams pulls out of U.S. Open

The number one ranking female tennis player in the world will not be participating in this year's U.S. Open, a shocking first for the annual tennis tournament.

Serena Williams AP Women Player of the Year

Serena Williams returns to greatness as the Associated Press names tennis' no. 1 player Serena Williams the top female player of the year.

Op-Ed: Serena Williams Fined $82,500

Serena Williams received her penalty today for Grand Slam Administrator Bill Babcock. Williams was fined $82,500 and put on a two-year probation.

Op-Ed: Does Russian Dinara Safina Deserve To Be Number One On The WTA?

According to the WTA tour rankings Dinara Safina is the number one female tennis player in the world. But Safina lost in the finals of the Australian Open and French Open this year. Safina also lost in the semifinal round at Wimbledon.

Venus Williams Meets Sister Serena in Wimbeldon Finals

Defending champion Venus Williams will compete against her younger sister Serena in the Wimbeldon finals match on July 4. It will be the eighth time the American sisters battle each other at a majors final.
 

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Tennis star Serena Williams reacts after match point for set win in her semi-final victory Thursday ...
Tennis star Serena Williams reacts after match point for set win in her semi-final victory Thursday over Belarus's Victoria Azarenka at the 2012 Wimbledon Championships tennis tournament, on July 5, 2012.
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Top female pro tennis star Serena Williams
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Twitter reaction to Serena Williams rap song.
Twitter reaction to Serena Williams rap song.
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Top female pro tennis star Serena Williams
Top female pro tennis star Serena Williams
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Serena Williams posing with her first U.S. Open trophy at age 17.
Serena Williams posing with her first U.S. Open trophy at age 17.
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Williams with her trademark fist pump looks very focused in her celebration of a winning point
Williams with her trademark fist pump looks very focused in her celebration of a winning point
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Williams celebrates her tournament winnings
Williams celebrates her tournament winnings
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Redemption: Serena Williams reacts after winning the championship match point with a Wimbledon final...
Redemption: Serena Williams reacts after winning the championship match point with a Wimbledon final win over Agnieszka Radwanska.
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Serena Williams celebrates after beating No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka in three sets to win the U.S...
Serena Williams celebrates after beating No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka in three sets to win the U.S. Open on Sunday night. (Sept. 9, 2012)
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No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka shown during her game against Serena Williams in the U.S. Open on Sun...
No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka shown during her game against Serena Williams in the U.S. Open on Sunday night. (Sept. 9, 2012)
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Serena Williams with the Range Rover Evoque
Serena Williams with the Range Rover Evoque
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Serena Williams poses with trophy after beating No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka in three sets to win ...
Serena Williams poses with trophy after beating No. 1-ranked Victoria Azarenka in three sets to win the U.S. Open on Sunday night. (Sept. 9, 2012)
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Serena Williams posing with her prize after defeating Coco Vandeweghe 7-5  6-3 in the final of the 2...
Serena Williams posing with her prize after defeating Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 in the final of the 2012 Bank of the West Classic.
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Serena Williams reacting to rap song on Twitter
Serena Williams reacting to rap song on Twitter
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