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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

Serena Williams eases past Elina Svitolina to reach US Open final

En route to her win, the former world number one smashed 33 winners and six aces while making just 20 unforced errors. 

Sep 06, 2019, 10:33 AM IST

Serena Williams rolls into semifinals with 100th US Open win

On Tuesday night, the 23-time Grand Slam champion was at her menacing best as she defeated Wang 6-1, 6-0 in just 44 minutes to register her 100th win at the Flushing Meadows. 
 

Sep 04, 2019, 16:16 PM IST

Serena Williams reaches US Open quarter-final despite ankle injury

Williams overcame a late ankle turn and solid display from Martic to seal a comfortable 6-3, 6-4 win in a last-16 clash of the women's singles event that lasted one and a half hour. 

Sep 02, 2019, 12:28 PM IST

Serena Williams eases past Karolina Muchova to reach US Open fourth round

Up next for Williams will be Croatian 22nd seed Petra Martic, who beat Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.

Aug 31, 2019, 13:50 PM IST

Serena Williams survives scare to reach US Open third round

World number eight Williams, who captured the first of her six US Open titles two years before her 17-year-old opponent was born, spent the first half of the match trying to find her rhythm but when she did she was off to the races.

Aug 29, 2019, 16:42 PM IST

Serena Williams thrashes Maria Sharapova to reach US Open second round

Williams has now set up a clash against fellow countrywoman Caty McNally for a place in the third round of the tournament. 

Aug 27, 2019, 13:38 PM IST

US Open makes changes after Serena Williams-Carlos Ramos incident

The United States Tennis Association (USTA), which runs the US Open, said on Friday that this year for the first time at the Grand Slam it will post code violations on the scoreboard as they occur.

Aug 24, 2019, 09:17 AM IST

Serena Williams to meet Maria Sharapova in first round of US Open

It will be the 22nd career match-up between the two long-time rivals, who somehow have avoided each other at the US Open throughout their long careers. 

Aug 23, 2019, 07:52 AM IST

Reigning champ Naomi Osaka heads to New York striving for form, fitness and fun

After clinching her maiden Grand Slam in a final that will always be remembered for Serena Williams` extraordinary row with the umpire, Osaka became the first Japanese to claim the world number one ranking when she captured her second slam in January at the Australian Open.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:52 AM IST

Tennis: Is Bianca Andreescu the next big thing? Not so fast

Even the fact that Andreescu was gifted the Rogers Cup title when a tearful Serena Williams was forced to retire with back spasm just 19 minutes into the final could not keep the hype machine from spinning into overdrive.

Aug 22, 2019, 11:09 AM 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

Supermodel Gigi Hadid and beau dine with Serena Williams

The couple has been spotted together once too often lately, including a recent trip to Lake George with friends. 

Aug 21, 2019, 20:57 PM IST