NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was in pain — “acceptable” pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. The good news for Williams as she pursues a seventh championship at Flushing Meadows and 24th Grand Slam singles […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Here’s how new all of this is to Coco Gauff: She didn’t quite realize she only has to play every other day at the U.S. Open. “I’m still used to playing juniors,” the American said with a chuckle, “so I forgot about the day off.” She’s still just 15. She’s competing […]
Tennis champ Serena Williams graces the cover of GQ’s annual “Men of the Year” issue and in a feature for the magazine, she recalls her spar with the U.S. Open chair umpire at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Queens, New York, where she lost to Naomi Osaka after an altercation that made international headlines. Williams calls her experience at the […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was a bit shaky at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal. For all of six minutes. That’s how long it took her to drop the opening two games. Williams spent the next hour playing flawlessly, particularly up at the net, grabbing 12 of 13 games to beat No. […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena and Venus Williams could be headed toward their earliest Grand Slam meeting in 20 years, facing a potential third-round matchup at the U.S. Open. If the sisters do play each other, the winner might face No. 1-ranked Simona Halep in the fourth round. That is certainly the most intriguing section […]
Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking. The U.S. Tennis Association’s decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women’s and men’s singles, means Williams avoids a possible matchup […]
I was seated inside Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open last week watching Serena Williams beat Madison Keys when I heard a man yelling out with all the righteous indignation he could muster. “Serena, go back and eat some more mashed potatoes!” I was momentarily stunned. I paused for a moment to process this hateful – […]
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams says her recent U.S. Open defeat was not a loss, but a win and a learning experience — and that she’s happy for the opponent, Roberta Vinci, who derailed her quest for a Grand Slam. “We should be happy for each other, you know what I mean?” Williams said […]
Get em, CiCi! Ciara has been getting so many great opportunities lately and we couldn’t be happier for her. The beautiful singer took to the court at the Grand Final U.S. Open to perform “God Bless America” to the huge crowd. When the performance was finished, the crowd erupted in loud cheers for her. Watch […]
One little girl's admirable ambition has made her want to be like the most powerful athlete in the world -- Serena Williams.
Serena Williams must play her older sister Venus Williams in order to take the Grand Slam Title at the US Open on Tuesday.