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Serena Wins Another Miami Title

Serena Wins Another Miami Title

Video: Serena Williams discusses defeating Carla Suarez Navarro to win Miami Open final

Serena Williams defeats Carla Suarez Navarro in just 56 minutes to win the her third consecutive Miami Open — her eighth in Miami overall — at Crandon Park on Saturday, April 4, 2015. Video by Al Diaz / Miami Herald.

WTA: Indian Wells Women’s Draw: Serena, Sharapova Set For Finals Clash

WTA:  Indian Wells Women’s Draw: Serena, Sharapova Set For Finals Clash

MAR 09, 2015
Women’s Main Draw PDF
By Leighton Ginn (bnpparibasopen.com)
History will be on the line as three players will have a chance to establish themselves as the BNP Paribas Open’s winningest women’s champion of all time.
No. 1 Serena Williams, No. 2 Maria Sharapova and Daniela Hantuchova are among eight players to have won the BNP Paribas [...]

WTA Star Amelie Mauresmo to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2015

WTA Star Amelie Mauresmo to be inducted into the International Tennis Hall of Fame in 2015

NEWPORT, R.I., March 9, 2015 – Former world No. 1 and two-time major champion Amelie Mauresmo has been elected to receive the highest honor in the sport of tennis- induction into the International Tennis Hall of Fame. Joining Mauresmo in the Class of 2015 will be David Hall of Australia, a six-time Paralympic medalist. Longtime tennis [...]

Serena Williams, Mikaela Shiffrin and Tatyana McFadden nominated for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards

Serena Williams, Mikaela Shiffrin and Tatyana McFadden nominated for the 2015 Laureus World Sports Awards

Three American Women have been nominated for the prestigious Laureus World Sports Award 2015
World No. 1 Serena Williams has been nominated for the Laureus SportsWoman of the Year Award 2015.  Williams is no stranger to the Laureus Sports Award having won three-times – Sportswoman’s Award (2003 & 2010) and Comeback Award (2007).  Williams makes a [...]

Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open title

Serena Williams wins her sixth Australian Open title

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 [...]

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 [...]

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