Women's Tennis News
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 [...]
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 [...]
World No. 1 Serena Williams was chasing history when she stepped onto the court of Arthur Ashe Stadium on Sunday to face 10 seed Caroline Wozniacki. Ninety-five minutes later, it was game, set, match. Williams dominated her good friend Wozniacki 63 63 to win her 18th Gran Slam and join the exclusive club [...]
Queens, New York – World No. 1 Serena Williams easily advanced to her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a business-like performance against Kaia Kanepi (EST). “I never thought it would be so exciting (smiling).” An elated Williams said post-match. “Yeah! It feels good. Obviously I don’t want this to end. But [...]
New York Citty – Serena Williams advanced to the fourth round with a hard-fought victory over fellow American, Varvara Lepchenko.
Williams, who seemed frustrated by her play and the conditions, held on to win what was an emotional victory. Now she is the lone American woman standing having dispatched three of her fellow mates (Taylor [...]
New York City – World No. 7 seed, Eugenie Bouchard calls the US Open “one of the most glamourous events of the season.” Bouchard, in her first appearance at the Open, and other WTA stars land in New York City to compete and entertain fans both near and far. What’s most intriguing, are the many [...]
New York City – The summers biggest event kicks off with the Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day presented by Hess is scheduled for Saturday, August 23, 2014 at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. The official start of the US Open begins with celebrity performances and tennis stars. This years lineup will include:
Hunter Hayes [...]
By Sally Milano (www.usopen.org)
Saturday, August 16, 2014
World No. 1 Serena Williams clinched the 2014 Emirates Airline US Open Series Women’s title Saturday by defeating Caroline Wozniacki, 2-6, 6-2, 6-4, in the semifinals of the Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati.
Williams has now won the Emirates Airline US Open Series women’s title three of the last four [...]