Serena Williams

Uncertainty Now Certain: Serena Williams Withdraws From US Open

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam champion, who has not played on the WTA Tour since an injured right hamstring cut short her first-round match at Wimbledon, withdrew from the US Open Wednesday […]

Serena Williams: 24 Will Have To Wait Once Again

LONDON/WASHINGTON, June 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams, one of the greatest champions in any sport, would just as soon forget this Wimbledon Championships fortnight. That’s because this one lasted a mere six-and-a-half games – 34 minutes – before […]

A Touching Moment For Barty, Suárez Navarro At Wimbledon

LONDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Ashleigh Barty was given the honor of opening Centre Court on Day Two of the Wimbledon Championships against Spain’s Carla Suárez Navarro, something which the World No. 1 and women’s top seed called […]

Serena Williams Into The Second Week At Roland Garros

PARIS, June 4, 2021 (by Alessandro Boroch) Twenty-three years after reaching the fourth round in Paris for the first time, three-time Roland Garros champion Serena Williams is back in the second week of the clay-court major for a 13th time […]

More Than Just Another Win For Serena In Parma

PARMA/WASHINGTON, May 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams couldn’t remember the last time she was asked to pose for photos by a player whom she had just beaten. However, on Monday at the WTA 250-series Emilia-Romagna Open in Parma, Italy, […]

Venus Williams In Parma: ‘I Love The Game’

PARMA/WASHINGTON, May 17, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The recent wild card additions of the Williams sisters, Serena and Venus, to the 28-player main draw field for the inaugural Emilia-Romagna Open, coupled with Rome semifinalists Petra Martic of Croatia and Coco […]

Williams May Skip Tokyo Summer Olympics

ROME/WASHINGTON, May 11, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Serena Williams sat for her first of what could be many virtual press conferences this week in Rome, Italy’s capital city and site of the Internazionali BNL d’Italia, on Monday, the 23-time […]

Osaka Beats Serena, Changing Of The Guard?

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 18, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Tenth-seeded Serena Williams of the United States and third-seeded Naomi Osaka of Japan faced each other for the second time at a Grand Slam, when they met in the semifinals of the Australian […]