Madrid Open: Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

Madrid Open: Serena Williams withdraws from Madrid Open with flu

The 34-year-old world number one has only played four tournaments since August, failing to win any of them.

Laureus World Sports awards 2016: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams win top individual honors​

Laureus World Sports awards 2016: Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams win top individual honors​

The 28-year-old Serb Djokovic won sportsman of the year for the second successive year.

Lionel Messi, Usain Bolt, Serena Williams among top contenders at Laureus awards

Lionel Messi, Usain Bolt, Serena Williams among top contenders at Laureus awards

Messi is perhaps the biggest star to have never won this coveted trophy even though he has been nominated in five previous editions.

WTA rankings: Serena Williams retains top spot, Angelique Kerber slips to third spot

WTA rankings: Serena Williams retains top spot, Angelique Kerber slips to third spot

Williams remains on top with 8, 625 points and maintains a comfortable advantage of 2,850 over Poland`s Agnieszka Radwanska, who retains her second spot despite not featuring at the Volvo Car Open,Sport24 reported.

Katrina Kaif finds Indira Gandhi, Serena Williams inspirational

Katrina Kaif finds Indira Gandhi, Serena Williams inspirational

In her acting career, the "Dhoom 3" actress has tasted both success and failure. She is often regarded as one of the most hardworking actresses.

Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Serena Williams, Andy Murray sent packing in Miami Open shockers

Russian 15th seed Svetlana Kuznetsova stunned 21-time Grand Slam champion Williams 6-7 (3/7), 6-1, 6-2 while British world number two Murray dropped a third-round match to Bulgarian 26th seed Grigor Dimitrov 6-7 (1/7), 6-4, 6-3.

Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Svetlana Kuznetsova ends Serena Williams' bid for ninth Miami title ends

Serena Williams` bid for a ninth Miami Open title came to shock end when the world number one was beaten 6-7(3) 6-1 6-2 in the fourth round by 15th-seeded Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova on Monday.

Novak Djokovic makes peace with Serena Williams, Billie Jean King over equal pay

Novak Djokovic makes peace with Serena Williams, Billie Jean King over equal pay

Djokovic said he had sent messages to Andy Murray, Serena Williams and others who had been critical of his earlier remarks.

Serena Williams, Andy Murray blast Novak Djokovic on level prize money

Serena Williams, Andy Murray blast Novak Djokovic on level prize money

World's top tennis stars batted for equal pay between female and male players.

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic apologises for comments on gender pay for tennis players

World No. 1 Novak Djokovic apologises for comments on gender pay for tennis players

World number two Andy Murray said he supported equal pay "100 percent".

Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore quits after controversial comments

Indian Wells CEO Raymond Moore quits after controversial comments

Tournament owner Larry Ellison revealed the departure with a statement that both announced Moore`s resignation and championed the sport`s efforts toward equality.

Serena Williams slams Indian Wells boss Raymond Moore for sexist remark

Serena Williams slams Indian Wells boss Raymond Moore for sexist remark

"Obviously, I don't think any woman should be down on their knees thanking anybody like that," Williams said.

Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka roll to easy title wins at Indian Wells

Novak Djokovic, Victoria Azarenka roll to easy title wins at Indian Wells

Victoria Azarenka defeated error-prone Serena Williams 6-4, 6-4.

Rafael Nadal takes revenge, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams cruise at Indian Wells

Rafael Nadal takes revenge, Novak Djokovic, Serena Williams cruise at Indian Wells

Nadal saved five set points to finish off a two-set victory over Fernando Verdasco.

Top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic move on at Indian Wells

Top seeds Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic move on at Indian Wells

Reigning champion Simona Halep steamrolled Ekaterina Makarova 6-2, 6-4 to get her title defence off to a flying start.

Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova scandal sends message to drug cheats

Andy Murray says Maria Sharapova scandal sends message to drug cheats

Murray says if a player takes performance-enhancing drugs and fails a test then the person should be suspended

Serena Williams praises Maria Sharapova for taking responsibility after failed drug test

Serena Williams praises Maria Sharapova for taking responsibility after failed drug test

Sharapova failed a drug test at the Australian Open due to a substance she has been taking for 10 years for health issues.

Serena Williams eyes Rio Olympics on her return to competition

Serena Williams eyes Rio Olympics on her return to competition

Williams, who will face Wozniacki in the BNP Paribas Showdown at Madison Square Garden in New York on Tuesday, has already won Olympic gold four times, once in the singles and on three occasions in the doubles.

Usain Bolt, Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic nominated for 2016 Laureus awards

Usain Bolt, Lionel Messi, Novak Djokovic nominated for 2016 Laureus awards

Bolt is a three-time winner, while Djokovic is last year's winner. He had previously won it in 2012. But five-time Ballon d'Or winner Messi is yet to lift this golden-man trophy.

Venus Williams follows sister Serena's footsteps; to end 15-year Indian Wells boycott

Venus Williams follows sister Serena's footsteps; to end 15-year Indian Wells boycott

Last year, her sister and world number one Serena returned to the prestigious Californian event after more than a decade.