Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Serena Williams

Serena retires from Tennis

After all of the many tributes to Serena Williams were done, the celebratory words and the video montages, the standing ovations and the shouts of her name, it seemed appropriate that she herself would provide the defining look at...

US Open: Medvedev marches into third round with win over

Defending champion Daniil Medvedev has reached the third round of the ongoing US Open 2022 after beating France’s Arthur Rinderknech in the second round in straight sets by 6-2, 7-5, 6-3, here on Thursday.With this win, the World No....

Serena overcomes Kovinic’s challenge; Halep bows out

American tennis star Serena Williams, four weeks shy of her 41st birthday and playing in her last career event, overcame Danka Kovinic of Montenegro 6-3, 6-3 to secure a place in the second round of the US Open on...

Mixed response from players over US Open coaching green light

A long-overdue rule change that brings tennis into line with other sports, or a violation of the game’s traditions?The historic decision to allow coaching at the US Open for the first time has drawn a mixed response from players...

Cincinnati Open: Raducanu into 3rd round, Swiatek also through

Emma Raducanu stormed into the third round of the Cincinnati Open with a 6-0 6-2 thrashing of Victoria Azarenka on Wednesday, signalling she will be well prepared for her U.S. Open title defence.World number one Iga Swiatek beat former...

Bencic defeats Serena Williamsin emotional Toronto send-off

Belinda Bencic defeated three-time champion Serena Williams 6-2, 6-4 at the National Bank Open to advance to the Round of 16 here on Thursday.Playing her first match since her essay in Vogue detailing the decision behind her impending retirement,...

Serena Williams, Iga Swiatek headline US Open entry list

American tennis great Serena Williams and world No. 1 from Poland Iga Swiatek are just two of the star players on a packed initial entry list for the US Open, the last Grand Slam event of the season, which...

Serena’s doubles campaign ends as partner Jabeur injured

The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams has been forced to withdraw from the Rothesay International at Eastbourne due to an injury to her doubles partner Ons Jabeur.A right knee injury to Jabeur, led to them withdrawing from...

Serena makes winning return after year out in Eastbourne

Serena Williams made a winning return to action at the Eastbourne International on Tuesday as she and partner Ons Jabeur came from a set down to beat Sara Sorribes Tormo and Marie Bouzkova 2-6, 6-3, 13-11 in the women’s...

Serena Williams, Lewis Hamilton join Broughton’s bid to buy Chelsea

Former tennis world number one Serena Williams and seven-times Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton have joined Martin Broughton’s bid to buy Premier League club Chelsea, a source close to the bid told Reuters on Thursday.Former Liverpool chairman Broughton’s...