Serena Williams

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 […]

Osaka, Williams Sweep Their Way To Australian Open Semifinals

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 16, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) After Naomi Osaka secured her berth in Tuesday’s quarterfinal round of the Australian Open, she let out an audible sigh during her post-match interview on Rod Laver Arena when she was told she […]

Simona Versus Serena In Aussie Showcase

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 15, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As the Australian Open women’s quarterfinals begin Tuesday at Melbourne Park, one of the showcases of the Aussie fortnight will be a prime-time showdown between World No. 2 Simona Halep of Romania and […]

Serena Williams: Rocking The One-Legged Catsuit

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) As Serena Williams unveiled her latest tennis attire from Nike, an asymmetrical unitard on the opening day of the 2021 Australian Open in Melbourne, her “catsuit” look lit up social media and everyone […]

Australian Open: Osaka Takes Charge On Day One

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, February 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) There was no shortage of women’s storylines on opening day of the 2021 Australian Open at Melbourne Park Monday. You want star power? How about Naomi Osaka, Serena Williams and Simona Halep headlining […]

Day At The Drive Featured Star Quality, Some Surprises

WASHINGTON, January 30, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) The Day at the Drive exhibition matches in Adelaide on Friday featured plenty of star quality. It included the much-anticipated return of women’s World No. 1 Ashleigh Barty plus the season debuts of […]

Williams, Nadal Are Welcome Company On Our TV Screens

WASHINGTON, January 28, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) With less than two weeks to go before the Australian Open begins on Feb. 8 in Melbourne, some of the biggest tennis stars are popping up on American and worldwide TV screens to drum […]

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 […]