Serena Williams

Serena Williams, of the United States, hugs the championship trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, during the championship match of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 7, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Mike Groll)

Serena Williams wins 3rd US Open in row, 18th Slam

NEW YORK (AP) — A couple of months before Serena Williams capped her dominant run to a third consecutive U.S. Open championship and 18th major singles title Sunday night, she sat down with coach Patrick […]

09/08/2014

Caroline Wozniacki, of Denmark, returns a shot against Peng Shuai, of China, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Pals Williams, Wozniacki to meet in US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams overwhelmed 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday to extend her U.S. Open winning streak to 20 matches. If Williams can make that 21 in […]

09/05/2014

Serena Williams, returns a shot against Ekaterina Makarova, of Russia, during the semifinals of the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Friday, Sept. 5, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Williams overwhelms Makarova, makes US Open final

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams overwhelmed 17th-seeded Ekaterina Makarova of Russia 6-1, 6-3 in the semifinals Friday to extend her U.S. Open winning streak to 20 matches. If Williams can make that 21 in […]

09/05/2014

Serena Williams, of the United States, reacts after winning the first set against Flavia Pennetta, of Italy, during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/Darron Cummings)

Serena Williams beats Pennetta, into US Open semis

NEW YORK (AP) — After a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the semifinals. […]

09/03/2014

Serena Williams, left, has her angle re-taped as Venus Williams looks on during a break between games during a quarterfinals doubles match against Elena Vesnina and Ekaterina Makarova at the 2014 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Serena has ankle re-taped in US Open doubles loss

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams took a medical timeout to have her right ankle re-taped and later double-faulted on the last two points as she and sister Venus lost in the doubles quarterfinals at […]

09/02/2014

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

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