Serena Williams ” I took a giant step at Wimbledon”

LONDON, England — Despite the outcome, the world witnessed a comeback from arguably the greatest tennis player ever, as Serena Williams fell short in the finals at Wimbledon to Angelique Kerber 6-3, 6-3 in a 65 minute long battle. Two years ago, the tables were turned as Kerber was runner-up to Serena on this very…

Serena Williams set to face Angelique Kerber in Wimbledon Final

LONDON, England — Serena Williams continues to show the world that she is still a force to be reckoned with as she reached her 12th straight Grand Slam final by beating Julia Goerges 6-2, 6-4 at the All England Club on Thursday. “It’s crazy. I don’t even know how to feel,” Williams said after the…

Serena Williams defeats Italy’s Camila Giorgi to reach Seminfinals at Wimbledon

LONDON, England — Serena Williams rallied back after dropping a set to defeat Italy’s Camila Giorgi on Tuesday to reach the semifinals for a 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 win on Center Court. Williams, 36, will next face 13th-seeded Julia Goerges, who beat Kiki Bertens 3-6, 7-5, 6-1. “Once again, Serena reigns supreme on Centre Court!”@serenawilliams marches…

Serena Williams reaches Quarterfinals at Wimbledon

LONDON, England — No. 25 Serena Williams earned herself yet another trip to the Wimbledon quarterfinals after beating Evgeniya Rodina 6-2, 6-2 in 62 minutes on Monday to advance — marking her 13th time. “It was tougher than the scoreline,” Williams said. “I knew we were both moms, and I’m not sure how often that’s…

Serena Williams Advances against unseeded Kristina Mladenovic

LONDON,England — The 25th seeded Serena Williams handled her business, as the 23-time Grand Slam-titleholder, fought off unseeded Kristina Mladenovic of France to win 7-5, 7-6 (2) and advance on at Wimbledon. Serena had 13 aces en route to her 89th career match at Wimbledon, which ties her older sister for third at the All…

Serena and Venus advance to Third Round at Wimbledon

LONDON, England — Venus Williams secured her place in the third round at Wimbledon for the 18th time after fighting back to beat Romanian qualifier Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-0, 6-1. Meanwhile, sister Serena Williams advanced to the third round after winning her match in 66 minutes against Viktoriya Tomova 6-1, 6-4 on Centre Court —…

Serena and Venus Win Wimbledon Opening matches

LONDON, ENGLAND — Serena and Venus Williams both advanced to the second round at Wimbledon after victories on Monday. Serena Williams to the second round with a victory over Aranxta Rus defeating her in straight sets. It was her first Wimbledon match since lifting the title in 2016 for the seven-time champion. Venus Williams managed…

No. 1 Simona Halep beats Sloane Stephens, wins French Open

PARIS, France — Romania’s Simona Halep captured her first Grand Slam title on her fourth attempt in a final, beating Sloane Stephens 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 to win the French Open. “Being No. 1 without a Grand Slam, I always said, is not like everything, not 100 percent,” Halep said. Halep battled back after she trailed…

Serena withdraws from French Open, Sharapova into quarterfinals

PARIS, France – Former World No.1 and three-time champion Serena Williams was forced to withdraw from the French Open ahead of her fourth round match against Maria Sharapova due to an injury. “I’ve unfortunately been having issues with my pec muscle and unfortunately it’s been getting worse,” Williams told reporters in a press conference. “Right…