Women's Tennis News
Serena Williams won her sixth Australian Open singles crown, beating Maria Sharapova for her 19th Grand Slam title. The world No.1 overwhelmed Maria Sharapova 6-3 7-6(5) in a finals match that was all it was built up to be. Sharapova did all she could to resist Williams surge in the second set, saving a match [...]
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 [...]
(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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]