Serena Williams

Top 5 Female Tennis Players Of All Time

STARNBERG, October 19, 2020 (Guest post) In this article, we at Racketology will be covering the top 5 female tennis players of all time. While these players span different decades and playing styles, they all have one attribute in common: […]

Serena Withdraws From Roland Garros

STARNBERG/PARIS, September 30, 2020 Serena Williams has withdrawn from her second-round match at Roland Garros with Tsvetana Pironkova of Bulgaria due to an Achilles injury. The 39-year-old US-American sustained the injury during her US Open semi-final defeat to Victoria Azarenka […]

Ahn Pushes Serena, But Williams Wins With Confidence

WASHINGTON, September 29, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Sixth seed Serena Williams is an incredible 75-1 in major first rounds following her 7-6 (2), 6-0 first-round win over 102nd-ranked American Kristie Ahn on Monday. The 23-time Grand Slam singles champion’s only first-round Grand Slam […]

Osaka, Azarenka To Play For US Open Women’s Title

WASHINGTON, September 11, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Both of Thursday’s US Open women’s semifinal matches, played with the roof closed on Arthur Ashe Stadium thanks to a rainy New York City evening, were characterized by toughness, tenacity and competitiveness. In the first […]

US Open: Williams Wins Battle Of Moms With Pironkova

WASHINGTON, September 10, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Three mothers – Serena Williams, Victoria Azarenka and Tsvetana Pironkova– all enjoyed center stage on Arthur Ashe Stadium, each bidding for a semifinal berth at the US Open on Wednesday. Six-time US Open champion […]

Serena’s Fighting Spirit Lives On For Another Round

WASHINGTON, September 8, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams won her 100th career match on Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach the US Open quarterfinals Monday afternoon. The No. 3 seed Williams from Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., defeated 15th […]

Serena Bests Sloane In Battle Of First Name Stars

WASHINGTON, September 6, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When Saturday’s US Open order of play was posted late Friday afternoon, one match clearly stood out among all of the men’s and women’s third-round singles contests: Six-time US Open champion Serena Williams […]

US Open: Tennis In The Bubble And Asterisk * Unstrung

WASHINGTON, September 1, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) Angelique Kerber enjoying tennis ‘as much as I can right now’ World No. 23 Angelique Kerber waited until the last possible moment to commit to this year’s US Open. So far, no regrets […]

Serena, Djokovic, Murray All Win To Stay Alive

WASHINGTON, August 25, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) When 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams made her Western & Southern Open debut in New York on Monday afternoon, she probably wasn’t expecting to be pushed by unheralded, power-hitting Dutch qualifier Arantxa […]

Serena-Venus XXXI: The Quality Is Still There

WASHINGTON, August 14, 2020 (by Michael Dickens) The rivalry between future Hall of Fame sisters Serena and Venus Williams is into its third decade. Younger sister, 38-year-old Serena, had won 18 of the first 30 meetings spanning the past 22 […]