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Serena Williams edges out Jelena Ostapenko in Fed Cup

Williams' experience and savvy ways showed in critical moments against the 22-year-old Ostapenko as she prevailed 7-6(4), 7-6(3) in a match that took one hour and 46 minutes.

Feb 08, 2020, 14:09 PM 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

Defending Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka knocked out by Coco Gauff

Defending champion Naomi Osaka was knocked out of the Australian Open on Friday, falling 6-3 6-4 in a stunning upset by American teenage sensation Coco Gauff in the third round. Osaka was the third former Open winner to bow out of the draw after Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, who won the title in 2017 and 2018, lost their respective matches at Melbourne Park earlier in the day.

Jan 24, 2020, 15:35 PM IST

Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open in shock upset by China`s Wang Qiang

Wang, who was thrashed 6-1 6-0 by Williams in the U.S. Open quarter-finals, savoured sweet revenge on Rod Laver Arena to end the American`s bid for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.

Jan 24, 2020, 11:40 AM IST

Serena Williams, Ash Barty enter Australian Open third round

World number one Ash Barty eased into the third round of the Australian Open with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Polona Hercog on a blustery Rod Laver Arena on Wednesday. 

Jan 23, 2020, 13:58 PM IST

Roger Federer, Serena Williams begin Australian Open campaign with a bang

Federer will next square off with either Serbian Filip Krajinovic or French qualifier Quentin Halys for a place in the third round of the Australian Open. 

Jan 20, 2020, 13:52 PM IST

Australia Open: Ashleigh Barty eyes home party as Serena Williams continues chase

Barty spectacularly climbed to the top of the women`s rankings in 2019 and will start her Melbourne Park campaign next week having won her maiden Grand Slam at the French Open.

Jan 17, 2020, 13:49 PM IST

Serena Williams clinches first title since 2017 at Auckland Open

Williams will now seek to tie Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam titles when she heads into the first major of the season i.e Australian Open from January 20. 

Jan 12, 2020, 11:45 AM IST

Auckland Open: Serena Williams eases past Amanda Anisimova to reach final

Williams will now face fellow countrywoman Jessica Pegula in the final clash in Auckland. 

Jan 11, 2020, 13:46 PM IST

Serena Williams sees off Laura Siegemund to reach semi-finals of Auckland Open

With the win, Williams has now set up a clash against fellow countrywoman Amanda Anisimova for a place in the summit showdown. 

Jan 10, 2020, 18:12 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

Australia's Ashleigh Barty ends season at top of WTA rankings

Australian tennis player Ashleigh Barty on Monday ended her season at the top of the women's singles rankings released by the Women's Tennis Association following her victory at the WTA Finals in Shenzhen, China.

Nov 04, 2019, 21:15 PM IST

Age not an obstacle to Serena Williams' pursuit of 24th major: Patrick Mouratoglou

Williams suffered her fourth consecutive defeat in a Grand Slam final at the US Open earlier this month, as she again came agonisingly close to Australian Margaret Court`s all-time record of 24 majors before falling in straight sets.

Sep 19, 2019, 18:59 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

US Open: I could've played better, says Serena Williams

Williams was denied a record-equalling 24th Slam title as the 19-year-old Andreescu on Saturday became the youngest Grand Slam winner since Maria Sharapova at the 2006 US Open, when the Russian was 18.

Sep 08, 2019, 15:41 PM IST

US Open 2019: Bianca Andreescu beats Serena Williams in final, claims maiden Grand Slam

So new is Bianca Andreescu to the Grand Slam stage that after beating Serena Williams to win the U.S. Open on Saturday, a tournament official had to show her which side of the trophy was the front.

Sep 08, 2019, 08:11 AM IST

US Open Final: Serena Williams eyes record 24th Grand Slam against Bianca Andreescu

Williams and Andreescu had last met each other in last month's final clash at the Canadian Open, where the former world number one was forced to retire while trailing 3-1 in the first set due to back spasms.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:34 PM IST

Every weapon at hand for Serena Williams in US Open final, says coach

The American is also seeking a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in her highly anticipated final against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu, the number 15 seed, after injuries affected her form in some tournaments this year.

Sep 07, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

US Open: Bianca Andreescu sees off Belinda Bencic, sets up final clash against Serena Williams

Andreescu has now become the second Canadian after Eugenie Bouchard to reach the final of a Grand Slam.

Sep 06, 2019, 11:52 AM IST