The placement of Williams in the women’s bracket was the most anticipated aspect of Friday’s draw at the All England Club.
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While Venus pulled out due to an injury, Kenin announced her withdrawal, as the 22-year-old American has tested positive for Covid-19.
Aliaksandra will now face either Japan’s Nao Hibino or American Bernarda Pera, whose match was suspended ahead of the third set due to darkness after they split sets at 6-1, 5-7.
The defeat ended her bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title and her second consecutive semi-final exit in a major tournament.
Twenty three-time Grand Slam champion Serena recently committed herself for the 2020 US Open which will be played at the Flushing Meadows from August 31 to September 13 behind closed doors in New York.
Serena Williams swept past Anastasija Sevastova 6-3 6-0 on Thursday and into the final of the U.S. Open to sit one win away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title. Williams walked off Arthur Ashe Stadium court with a wave and twirl to await the winner of the other semi-final between Japan’s Naomi Osaka and American Madison Keys, who lost last year’s final to[Read More…]
French tens Federation has come up with a dress code for what to wear and what not to during the match in the court. Calling Serena Williams black catsuit ‘not accepted’ French Tennis Federation President Bernard Giudicelli explained, one must respect the game and the place. Sometimes we have gone[Read More…]
Serena Williams, who made it to the Wimbledon final a little more a week ago, has accused the doping authorities of “discrimination” after being subjected to a random drugs test. 36 year old Williams, who already had been drug-tested five times earlier this year, believes that she is being specifically targeted[Read More…]
Serena Williams, aiming for an eighth Wimbledon title, tweeted that she missed baby daughter Olympia’s first steps due to training. Williams has travelled to the All England Club with Olympia, but her parental duties have to be put on hold while she prepares for her matches. Williams, who gave birth[Read More…]
Indian Wells (US): Venus Williams beat sister Serena 6-3, 6-4 in one hour and 27 minutes on Tuesday to reach the round of 16 in the Indian Wells tennis tournament, where she will now play against Latvia’s Anastasija Sevastova. The elder Williams sister reached the pre-quarterfinals after clocking her 12th[Read More…]
Tennis legend Serena Williams will marry Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, the media reported. The couple will wed in New Orleans, Xinhua reported citing People magazine. According to the Daily Mail, the wedding will take place at the city’s Contemporary Arts Center. The winner of 23 Grand Slam singles[Read More…]
Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday. Williams was admitted to the St Mary’s Medical Center in West Palm Beach, Florida on Wednesday before going into labor overnight. The new mother who will turn 36 later this month and her baby are fine and healthy.[Read More…]
In the latest Forbes list, Captain Virat Kohli is the only sportsperson from India who made it among the world’s 100 highest paid athletes, topped by Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo. Kohli, 28-year-old, has been ranked 89th in the Forbes 2017 list of ‘The World’s highest paid athletes’ with a total[Read More…]
On Wednesday, tennis necromancer Serena Williams announced on Snapchat that she is 20 weeks pregnant with her first child. Serena, who is expecting to give birth this fall, is taking a maternity leave through the rest of 2017. Serena, who is also one of the world’s highest-paid players, is engaged to[Read More…]
Nike launched a star-studded short film titled “Equality,” featuring Nike-sponsored athletes LeBron James, Serena Williams, Kevin Durant, Gabby Douglas, among others. The new campaign “amplifying their voices in an effort to uplift, open eyes and bring the positive values that sport can represent into wider focus,” said the company. Actor[Read More…]
German Tennis star Angelique Kerber became World No. 1 champion after defeating Czech’s Karolina Pliskova in US Open final. Kerber, 28, won the final match against Pliskova by 6-3 4-6 6-4. With this Kerber added second Grand Slam to her Australian Open title. The 10th seeded Pliskova, who reached finals[Read More…]
Serena Williams’s dream of winning her seventh US Open Grand Slam came to a halt after she lost the semi final match against Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova at Flushing Meadows. The 10th seed Pliskova defeated Williams in straight sets 6-2, 7-6 (5). This defeat also ended Williams’ 3-year reign as[Read More…]
World No. 1 Serena Williams on Monday registered her 308th Grand Slam win against 52-seeded Yaroslava Shvedova in the US Open, thereby breaking Roger Federer’s record by winning the most Grand Slam matches in her career. Serena had earlier tied her score of grand slams wins with Martina Hingis when she defeated Russia’s Yaroslava[Read More…]
World No 1 Serena Williams is now at par with Roger Federer with 307 wins in a Grand Slam after she defeated Johanna Larsson in the third round of US Open by 6-2, 6-1. With this win, Serena has broken Czech-American player Martina Navratilova’s record with her 307th win in a Grand Slam[Read More…]
On the fourth day at Rio village Indian Olympians made a comeback as the men’s hockey team defeated Argentina by a 2-1. After being crushed by Germany on Monday, Indian men’s hockey team made a splendid return by winning the third match against Argentina. On Monday, India had lost the[Read More…]
On second day of Rio Olympics, many great legends were in for shock as the Williams sisters lost their first ever women’s doubles match to Czech Republic players Lucie Safarova and Barbora Strycova in straight sets 6-3, 6-4. The pair walked into the court with an unbeatable record of 15-0 in[Read More…]
Argentina’s Juan Martin del Potro left World No 1 Novak Djokovic in tears after overpowering him in the first round of the Rio Olympics. The World No 144 displayed a powerful forehand to put up a 7-6, 7-6 score on the board. The Serbian was looking to go big at[Read More…]