Serena Williams

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, reacts after defeating Maria Sharapova, of Russia, during the fourth round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Wozniacki outlasts Sharapova at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Caroline Wozniacki trusts her stamina so much that she plans to return to New York in two months to run a marathon. Maria Sharapova, usually the one wearing down opponents in […]

08/31/2014

Serena Williams, left, and Venus Williams talk between points against Timea Babos and Kristina Mladenovic during a doubles match at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Thursday, Aug. 28, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

Williams overcomes 3 early double-faults to win

NEW YORK (AP) — Good as she is, even Serena Williams can find it tough to deal with swirling wind, so much so that she double-faulted three times in her first service game Thursday at […]

08/28/2014

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after winning a point against Taylor Townsend, of the United States, during the opening round of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014, in New York. Williams won 6-3, 6-1. (AP Photo/Jason DeCrow)

Serena Williams beats American teen at US Open

  NEW YORK (AP) — After a rough-for-her Grand Slam season, Serena Williams came into the U.S. Open with a new approach. So far, so good. Unable to make it past the fourth round at […]

08/26/2014

In this Aug. 25, 2014 photo, Serena Williams practices serving on a practice court before playing in the opening round of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

What to watch at US Open: Serena faces US teen

  NEW YORK (AP) — Taylor Townsend doesn’t get to ease her way into her first U.S. Open. Nothing bigger than this: center court, prime time, Serena Williams. The 18-year-old American faces the two-time defending […]

08/26/2014

Tennis player Serena Williams performs onstage at the Delta Open Mic with Serena Williams event Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014 in New York. (Photo by Andy Kropa/Invision/AP)

Serena the singer? Tennis star does karaoke

  NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams replaced her tennis racket with a microphone at a karaoke event a week ahead of the U.S. Open. The top-ranked athlete performed “Diamonds Are a Girl’s Best Friend” […]

08/21/2014

This May 14, 2014 file photo shows U.S. tennis player Serena Williams returning the ball to Germany's Andrea Petkovic at the Italian open tennis tournament in Rome. (AP Photo/Riccardo De Luca, File)

Nick announces nominees for sports awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Tennis star Serena Williams has the best chance to take home some hardware from Nickelodeon’s first-ever Kids’ Choice Sports awards show, due to be telecast live on July 17 from Los […]

05/21/2014

This publicity image released by Simon & Schuster shows the cover of "Black and White The Way I See It," by Richard Williams and Bart Davis. The book comes out May 6. It goes into detail about how Indian Wells, as Richard Williams writes, "disgraced America." (AP Photo/Simon & Schuster)

Book by father of Serena, Venus Williams out May 6

Serena Williams’ father says he won’t return to Indian Wells, Calif., the site of a tournament his daughter has skipped since 2001, when their family was booed — and subjected to racial epithets, according to […]

04/29/2014

Venus Williams returns a shot to Belgium's Kirsten Flipkens during the first round of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament Monday, Aug. 26, 2013, in New York. Williams defeated Flipkens. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

Venus Williams upsets Flipkens at US Open

NEW YORK (AP) — Venus Williams had been 14-0 in the first round of the U.S. Open, though she never had to face an opponent ranked in the top 30 at that stage. Williams was […]

08/26/2013

Venus Williams, left, and Serena Williams joined celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson for a cooking demonstration Thursday, Aug. 23, 2013 as part of an event leading up to the U.S. Open championships in New York City. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Frank Gunn)

Serena and Venus test their culinary skills

NEW YORK (AP) — Could cooking be the new doubles endeavor for Serena and Venus Williams? The two tennis superstars giggled and teased each other as they joined celebrity chef Marcus Samuelsson in a cooking […]

08/23/2013

Serena Williams reacts to losing a point during All England Lawn Tennis Championships, Wimbledon, England (AP Photo).

Williams loses to Lisicki in Wimbledon stunner

LONDON (AP) – Serena Williams joined a growing list of marquee names eliminated early at this wild and unpredictable Wimbledon. The defending champion and five-time Wimbledon winner failed to close out a see-saw third set […]

07/01/2013

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