Serena Williams 'almost died' after her daughter's birth due to series of complications

Serena Williams 'almost died' after her daughter's birth due to series of complications

Williams was bedridden for six weeks from a series of complications, including a pulmonary embolism that led to multiple surgeries, after her daughter was delivered by emergency cesarean section.

Feb 21, 2018, 10:02 AM IST
Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Stefanie Voegele in straight sets, cruises into third round

Australian Open 2017: Venus Williams beats Stefanie Voegele in straight sets, cruises into third round

Williams, the oldest player in the women`s draw at 36, will next play either Duan Yingying or Varvara Lepchenko.

Jan 18, 2017, 09:08 AM IST
Auckland Classic: Lauren Davis beats Ana Konjuh in final to claim maiden WTA title

Auckland Classic: Lauren Davis beats Ana Konjuh in final to claim maiden WTA title

At 1.57 metres (5ft 2in), Davis is one of the smallest players but she more than compensated for her lack of height with her speed around the court.

Jan 07, 2017, 10:23 AM IST
'Ghetto Cinderellas' relish Wimbledon spotlight

'Ghetto Cinderellas' relish Wimbledon spotlight

Serena and Venus Williams will clash at Wimbledon for the first time in six years on Monday, but the sisters` ferocious appetite for success suggests it might be premature to bill it as an emotional final fling.

Jul 05, 2015, 08:46 AM IST

Jennifer Lawrence, Bradley Cooper's 'Serena' to open MFF

 Jennifer Lawrence and Bradley Cooper-starrer ‘Serena’ is the opening film of the forthcoming 16th edition of the Mumbai Film Festival (MFF), which begins here Oct 14.

Oct 01, 2014, 15:39 PM IST

Serena, Venus to clash in Montreal semi-finals

Serena and Venus Williams will clash in the semi-finals of the Montreal WTA tournament after the American sisters battled through tough three-setters in the quarter-finals on Friday.

Aug 09, 2014, 08:53 AM IST

Wimbledon 2014: Relentless champions await future prospects

Second week into Wimbledon, the third grand slam of the year, and some big names have already bitten the dust.

Jul 03, 2014, 16:05 PM IST

Murray beaten as Nadal, Serena, Sharapova advance in Madrid

Wimbledon champion Andy Murray`s return to action at the Madrid Masters was ended in the third round by Santiago Giraldo on Thursday as the Colombian romped to a 6-3, 6-2 win.

May 09, 2014, 10:57 AM IST

Dubai winner Venus claims first title since 2012

Venus Williams crushed Frenchwoman Alize Cornet 6-3 6-0 in the final of the Dubai Championship on Saturday, the veteran American bagging her first singles title since 2012.

Feb 23, 2014, 00:16 AM IST

Ivanovic in awe of Venus Williams

Venus Williams is close to her best again, according to Ana Ivanovic, the former world number one from Serbia, who managed to take only three games off the seven times former Grand Slam winner at the Dubai Open on Wednesday.

Feb 20, 2014, 09:12 AM IST

Venus believes she can still deliver

Venus Williams, without a title in 16 months and beaten here as early as the second round, believes she still has what it takes to succeed at the highest level - and has the desire to prove it.

Feb 13, 2014, 22:56 PM IST

Errani, Vinci defend women`s doubles title at Australian Open

The top-seeded pair of Sara Errani and Robert Vinci defended their Australian Open women`s doubles title by defeating Russian pair Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina here Friday.

Jan 24, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Serena Williams: Bio

The dominant American has won 17 Grand Slam titles, including five in Australia, to be one of the most successful women`s players ever

Jan 12, 2014, 17:28 PM IST

Ankle fears make for a serener Serena Williams

Serena Williams` inconsistent displays are usually accompanied by angry self-chastisement, but the greater fear of her ankles not surviving through January saw the world number one in phlegmatic mood despite her far-from-perfect first WTA outing of the season.

Dec 31, 2013, 19:51 PM IST

Wimbledon 2013 women’s singles final: Sabine Lisicki vs Marion Bartoli - As it happened...

Live updates from the Wimbledon 2013 women`s singles final to be played between Sabine Lisicki and Marion Bartoli.

Jul 06, 2013, 21:37 PM IST

`Controversial` documentary on Williams sisters to release before US Open

A controversial documentary about American tennis stars Serena Williams and her sister Venus is reportedly moving ahead with its premiere despite a federal lawsuit trying to block its release, and will now take place just three days before the USTA`s US Open begins in Queens.

Jul 02, 2013, 15:29 PM IST

Serena gets `yelled` at while trying to snap Tiger Woods

PGA Tour`s Honda Classic has already seen its fair share of bizarre events with Rory McIlroy walking off because of wisdom tooth pain, but tennis star Serena Williams may have trumped that.

Mar 02, 2013, 13:21 PM IST

Serena Williams becomes oldest `World Number 1`

America`s Serena Williams battled from a set down to win her quarter-finals match at the Qatar Open, becoming the oldest woman to be crowned `World Number 1`.

Feb 16, 2013, 10:45 AM IST

Serena Williams a win away from being World Number 1

Former world number 1 Serena Williams is just one win away from reclaiing that spot at the top of the rankings after cruising into the Qatar Open quarter-finals.

Feb 15, 2013, 12:42 PM IST

Navratilova backs Serena to become `greatest ever`

Tennis legend Martina Navratilova has claimed 15-times Grand Slam champion Serena Williams can break all the records in the game to become the greatest female player ever.

Jan 19, 2013, 12:07 PM IST