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Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Madison Keys

Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Madison Keys

Madison Keys has rumbled all the way to the quarterfinals of a major for the first time – and she’ll meet the player who inspired her to take up tennis in the first place.
By Alix Ramsay | Wednesday, 28 January, 2015  —  www.ausopen.com
It cannot be easy growing up as a tennis player in America. For [...]

Serena to face fellow American Keys in AO semis

Serena to face fellow American Keys in AO semis

(Jan 27, 2015)  –  World No. 1 Serena Williams, powered her way past last year’s Australian Open finalist, Dominika Cibulkova, 6-2, 6-2, while the unseeded 19 year-old Madison Keys came back from a thigh injury and defeated Venus Williams.  For Serena, a five-time Australian Open champion, this will be her 26th major semifinal.  She has a [...]

Three American Women advance to Australian Open QF

Three American Women advance to Australian Open QF

Here’s the good news?  There are three American women in the quarterfinals of a Grand Slam event for the first time in a decade. Serena & Venus Williams and Madison Keys advanced to the quarter-finals of the 2015 Australian Open.  The bad news?  They’re all in the same side of the draw.
World #1 Serena powered her [...]

American teen Madison Keys upsets Petra Kvitova at Australian Open

American teen Madison Keys upsets Petra Kvitova at Australian Open

The upset
Madison Keys, is a star on the rise. The nineteen-year-old shocked No. 4 seed and reigning Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova on Saturday night, booking a place in the fourth round against compatriot Madison Brengle. Keys, the highest-ranked teenager in the Women’s game, claimed the biggest win of her career with an impeccable performance [...]

Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Venus Williams

Australian Open 2015 Spotlight: Venus Williams

Thirteen years since she first became world No.1, can Venus Williams’ late-career renaissance continue at AO 2015?
By Jake Stevens | Tuesday, 20 January, 2015
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It seems absurd that a former world number one and multiple Grand Slam champion can be overshadowed at Australian Open 2015, not least by her very own sister. But that’s the predicament [...]

Australian Open 2015

Australian Open 2015

by Mark Hodgkinson, wimbledon.com

Will Serena Williams move into outright second place in the list of serial Grand Slam champions in the modern age? It’s five years now since Williams last touched the Daphne Akhurst Memorial Cup, with her victory over Justine Henin in the 2010 final bringing her a fifth Australian Open title.
A sixth triumph would [...]

Serena Named WTA Player of the Year

Serena Named WTA Player of the Year

World No. 1 Serena Williams has been voted WTA Player of the Year for the sixth time. She’s one of only three women who have won it more than twice. Williams had a phenomenal year, winning her historic 18th Grand Slam title, the biggest payout in tennis history and Year-End World No.1 presented by [...]

Serena wins WTA Finals title

Serena wins WTA Finals title

World No.1 Serena Williams won her third successive WTA Finals title and fifth overall by defeating Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday, avenging an embarrassing group-stage loss to the Romanian player.  Williams claimed the $2 million first prize, and the Billie-Jean King Trophy, her fifth overall WTA title.
“I just started training, because I had such a [...]

Serena Williams has reached her 210th career week as the World No.1

Serena Williams has reached her 210th career week as the World No.1

It’s official – with the new WTA Rankings for the week of October 13, 2014, Serena Williams will spend her 210th career week as the No.1 player in the world, passing Martina Hingis for fourth all-time.
Williams, who is currently in the longest stint of her career at No.1 – this is her 87th straight week – now [...]

Video: Serena Williams vs Caroline Wozniacki ~ Highlights ~ US Open 2014 (Final)

Video:  Serena Williams vs Caroline Wozniacki ~ Highlights ~ US Open 2014 (Final)

With her 6-3, 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki in the US Open women’s final on Sunday, Serena Williams accomplished the following:
She won her sixth US Open women’s singles title, which ties Chris Evert for the most in the Open era. The all-time record is eight, held by Molla Bjurstedt Mallory (1915-1926).
She won her 18th Grand [...]

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