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Born September 26, 1981: Serena Williams, American tennis star and 23-time Grand Slam champion

American tennis star and 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams turned 39 on Saturday, September 26.

Sep 26, 2020, 00:17 AM IST

Serena Williams needs a fresh approach to surpass Margaret Court, says, coach

Former world number one Serena Williams must rethink her approach to Grand Slams after her latest bid to win a record-equalling 24th major prize came unstuck at Melbourne Park, her coach Patrick Mouratoglou has said.

Feb 04, 2020, 13:44 PM IST

Auckland Open: Serena Williams kicks off her campaign with a bang

Williams will next lock horns with fellow countrywoman Christina McHale in the round-of-16 of the women's singles event of the tournament. 

Jan 07, 2020, 17:20 PM IST

Serena Williams legacy assured even if number 24 remains out of reach

Four times now, twice at Wimbledon (2018, 2019) and at the US Open (2018, 2019) Williams has come agonizingly close to that 24th Grand Slam only to fall at the final hurdle. 

Sep 08, 2019, 16:47 PM IST

Canada's Bianca Andreescu on cloud nine after maiden Grand Slam win at US Open

With the win, Andreescu became the first player from Canada to clinch a Grand Slam singles title. 

Sep 08, 2019, 15:43 PM IST

Fans betting on sentimental favourite Serena Williams to win US Open

Despite fitness concerns and a title drought that stretches back to the 2017 Australian Open, bookmakers are backing Williams to match Margaret Court`s record haul and the New York crowds, as always, will be in her corner when play gets underway on Monday at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.

Aug 22, 2019, 10:56 AM IST

Wimbledon champion Simona Halep enjoys Romania's adulation

Halep, 27, became the first Romanian to win a Wimbledon singles title after stunning seven-times champion Serena Williams 6-2 6-2 in the 56-minute match final on Saturday.

Jul 15, 2019, 22:57 PM IST

Serena Williams and Simona Halep chase milestones in Wimbledon final

No matter who wins the title decider on Centre Court, the one thing for certain is that it will be a historic occasion.

Jul 12, 2019, 21:16 PM IST

Australian Open: Defeated Serena Williams denies 'choking' after shock exit

The seven-times champion lost a match point at 5-1 and saw another three disappear at 5-4 before crumbling to a 4-6, 6-4, 5-7 defeat to seventh seed Pliskova at Rod Laver Arena.

Jan 23, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

Serena Williams keen to 'move on' from US Open row

The 23-time Grand Slam champion lost the decider in straight sets to Japan's Naomi Osaka after a fiery confrontation with chair umpire Carlos Ramos

Sep 24, 2018, 16:37 PM IST

Serena Williams can 'absolutely' break Margaret Court's Grand Slam record: Steffi Graf

Former world number one Serena Williams, who gave birth earlier this year, has already overtaken Graf with 23 Grand Slam wins but is yet to surpass Court, who boasts 24 major titles.

Nov 05, 2017, 13:22 PM IST

I didn't have money, but I had dreams, hope: Wimbledon champion Serena Williams

The top ranked American in now mere two Slams away to match the all-time record of 24 major titles.

Jul 11, 2016, 13:08 PM IST

Andy Murray conquers Novak Djokovic for first Rome Masters title, Serena Williams wins Italian Open

Murray prevailed 6-3, 6-3 in one hour, 35 minutes.

May 15, 2016, 22:57 PM IST

Grand Slam-queen Serena Williams turns 34!

Tennis ace Serena Williams entered a new leaf of her life as she turned 34 years on Saturday. The Grand Slam queen who has 21 singles titles to her name, will hope to overcome former Open era champion Stefi Graf's record (22) and all-time tally of Margaret Court (24).

Sep 26, 2015, 14:24 PM IST

Caroline Wozniacki backs Serena Williams to beat Slam record

Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki on Friday backed her close friend Serena Williams to beat Steffi Graf`s record of 22 major titles despite her heartbreaking defeat at the US Open.

Sep 18, 2015, 13:57 PM IST

Paes-Hingis first to win 3 Grand Slam mixed titles in year since 1969

Leander Paes and Martina Hingis on Saturday became the first pair to win Grand Slam mixed titles in a single year for the first time since 1969.

Sep 12, 2015, 09:24 AM IST

Serena Williams vs Roberta Vinci, Flavia Pennetta vs Simona Halep in women's singles semis at US Open

If defending champion Serena Williams gets past 43rd-ranked Roberta Vinci, who has lost all four of their career meetings without taking a set, she will make her bid for history against the winner of Thursday`s other semi-final between Italy`s 26th-ranked Flavia Pennetta and Romanian second seed Simona Halep.

Sep 10, 2015, 10:00 AM IST

US Open players give Serena Williams' mental game top marks

Even with her powerful serve and formidable physical gifts, Serena Williams is getting the most praise from fellow US Open players for her mental toughness and confidence when facing adversity.

Sep 06, 2015, 12:27 PM IST

Serena Williams chases calendar Slam, history at US Open

World number one Serena Williams feels the pressure of chasing history at the US Open, but she accepts the intensity as the price for dominating a generation of women`s tennis.

Aug 27, 2015, 09:33 AM IST

US Open: Serena Williams makes case for all-time women`s legends

Serena Williams enters the US Open making a case for herself not only as the greatest women`s tennis player in history, but possibly the greatest woman in sports history.

Aug 26, 2015, 11:30 AM IST