Serena Williams

  • Serena Williams Jan 24

    Youth Served: Gauff Wins, Serena Loses at Australian Open

    It’s been quite a day at the Australian Open

  • Serena Williams Jan 12

    Serena Williams Breaks 3-Year Title Drought at ASB Classic

    Serena Williams broke a three-year title drought when she beat fellow American Jessica Pegula 6-3, 6-4 on Sunday to win the singles final at the ASB Classic. Williams hadn’t won a title since the Australian Open singles in January 2017, and not since she became a mother to her daughter Olympia, who was court-side to see the victory.

  • Serena Williams Dec 30, 2019

    Serena Williams Aces AP Female Athlete of the Decade Honors

    Serena Williams dominated the decade, on the court and in conversation. There were, to begin with, the dozen Grand Slam single titles — no other woman had more than three over the past 10 seasons — and the 3 1/2 years in a row at No. 1 in the WTA rankings. And then there was the celebrity status that transcended…

  • Sep 24, 2019

    Tyler Cameron Breaks Silence on Gigi Hadid Romance Rumors

    Tyler Cameron is speaking out for the first time about all of those Gigi Hadid relationship rumors. Over the summer, following his run on Hannah Brown’s season of “The Bachelorette,” Tyler was spotted spending a lot of time with the supermodel in New York City. Hadid even introduced Cameron to her famous friends, including Serena Williams and Taylor Swift. “Gigi...

  • Sep 11, 2019

    Tennis Court to Runway: Serena Williams Hits Fashion Week

    Talk about a quick recovery. Only three days after her shocking loss in the U.S. Open final, Serena Williams went from the court to the runway to present the latest collection of her fashion label, S by Serena. And she brought her baby daughter along for the ride: As she made her traditional post-show bow, wearing a snakeskin-style miniskirt that...

  • Sep 10, 2019

    ‘Tonight’: Bianca Andreescu on Her Historic US Open Win

    Bianca Andreescu talks about her record-breaking win over Serena Williams for the US Open Championship, name-drops fellow Canadian stars reaching out to her and teaches Jimmy Fallon how to flip a racket.

  • Sep 7, 2019

    Bianca Andreescu Beats Serena Williams in US Open Final

    Bianca Andreescu knew this would happen, because she knows all about Serena Williams. Looked up to her. Dreamed of playing her. Andreescu knew Williams would not go quietly. Knew Williams would not make things easy. And so as a big lead in the U.S. Open final dwindled Saturday, as she stuffed fingers in her ears to drown out the decibels...

  • Sep 1, 2019

    Serena Turns Ankle in US Open Win; Djokovic Quits His Match

    Serena Williams was in pain — “acceptable” pain, her coach called it — after rolling her right ankle during the second set of a U.S. Open victory. That was the bad news. On a day that defending men’s champion Novak Djokovic pulled out of his match because of a problematic left shoulder, the good news for Williams as she pursues...

  • Aug 30, 2019

    Coco Gauff, 15, to Take on Defending Champ Osaka Next at US Open

    Coco Gauff is still not quite used to hearing her name shouted by thousands of U.S. Open spectators reveling in each booming serve, each “How did she do that?” shot and each victory by a 15-year-old American who is the youngest woman in the U.S. Open’s third round since 1996. Imagine what things might be like for what comes next:...

  • Aug 26, 2019

    Williams vs. Sharapova Highlights Day 1 as US Open Starts

    The year’s last Grand Slam tennis tournament gets started with quite a matchup: Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova are scheduled to face each other at the U.S. Open for the first time.

  • Jul 28, 2019

    Billie Jean King and Venus Williams Bond Over Love of Tennis in Philly

    Venus Williams was just a kid at a World TeamTennis clinic the first time she tried to impress Billie Jean King. Years before she hit No. 1 in the world, Williams tried to show off in front of her tennis idol.

  • Jul 26, 2019

    Billie Jean King Talking Women in Sports, Tennis

    “A Conversation With Billie Jean King & Friends” includes tennis legends Venus Williams and Billie Jean King along with Valerie Camillo, president of business operations for the Philadelphia Flyers, and basketball player Lindsey Harding. NBC10’s Aunyéa Lachelle spoke with King and then NBC10’s Rosemary Connors sat down with Camillo.

  • Jul 15, 2019

    Coco Gauff, Sam Querrey and Alison Riske Among Americans to Soar in Post-Wimbledon Rankings

    Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff has moved inside the top 150 of the women’s singles rankings after headlining the 2019 Championships Wimbledon with her dream debut run to the fourth round. The youngest player to reach the second week of Wimbledon in 28 years, Gauff captured the world’s attention with her first round win over Venus Williams. She backed up the straight...

  • Jul 13, 2019

    Halep Wins Wimbledon, Stops Williams’ Bid for 24th Slam

    Clutching her trophy 20 minutes after becoming Wimbledon’s champion, Simona Halep checked out the board inside Centre Court that lists tournament winners. Below all of the mentions of Serena Williams, her opponent in Saturday’s final, there already was inscribed: “Miss S. Halep.” Halep was not concerned with preventing Williams from winning a 24th Grand Slam title. All Halep cared about...

  • Jul 9, 2019

    Serena Williams Shares Emotions Behind 2018 US Open Final

    Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams has opened up about her experience competing in the 2018 U.S. Open final against Naomi Osaka in a column for Harper’s Bazaar. Nearly a year ago, Williams was contending for her 24th career Grand Slam title, a mark that would have tied her with Margaret Court for the most in the Open era.

  • Jul 8, 2019

    Coco Gauff Out of Wimbledon After Losing ‘Manic Monday’ Match

    Coco Gauff, the American tennis phenom playing out of South Florida, lost against Romania’s Simona Halep on “Manic Monday” at Wimbledon.

  • Jul 5, 2019

    ’Lucky Loser’ Lauren Davis, From US, Upsets 2018 Champ Kerber at Wimbledon

    Lauren Davis wasn’t even supposed to be playing in Wimbledon’s main draw, let alone upsetting defending champion Angelique Kerber in the second round. It’s been quite a week. The 95th-ranked Davis lost in the last round of qualifying and figured that was that. But then another player withdrew from the tournament, opening up a spot, and the 25-year-old American got...

  • Jun 8, 2019

    Australian Wins 1st Major at French Open

    Ash Barty knew she needed a break from tennis, from the pressure and expectations, from the week-in, week-out grind. So she stepped away in 2014 and wound up trying her hand at cricket, joining a professional team at home in Australia. After almost two years away, Barty was pulled back to the tour. Good choice. Now she’s a Grand Slam...

  • May 28, 2019

    Serena Williams Explains the Meaning Behind Her ‘Queen, Goddess, Mother’ Jacket at the French Open

    “Champion,” ”queen,” ”goddess” and “mother.” Those were the words, in French, printed on a black-and-white warmup jacket that Serena Williams wore before her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. “Those are things that mean a lot to me and reminders for me and for everyone that wants to wear it,” Williams said. “Just remind everyone that they can be...

  • May 6, 2019

    2019 Met Gala Fashion: Red Carpet Pictures

    Photos from the red carpet of the 2019 Met Gala at the Metropolitan Museum of Art. This year’s theme is ‘camp’ and is co-chaired by Lady Gaga, Serena Williams and Harry Styles, along with Gucci designer Alessandro Michele and Vogue editor Anna Wintour.

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