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#Serena Williams

# serena-williams - Thursday 30 May, 2019

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open
# Battle Hardened
From The42
# Battle Hardened

Osaka survives second scare as Djokovic and Williams cruise at French Open

May 30th 2019, 7:51 PM 3,536 Views 0 Comments

The two-time Grand Slam winner fought back from the brink again, this time against the experienced Victoria Azarenka.

# serena-williams - Monday 27 May, 2019

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Serena survives scare in Paris opener as Djokovic lays down early French Open marker

May 27th 2019, 7:43 PM 2,873 Views 1 Comment

The world number one is chasing his second ‘Novak Slam’.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 14 May, 2019

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash
# Out Of Action
From The42
# Out Of Action

Injured Serena withdraws in Rome ahead of Williams sisters clash

Updated May 14th 2019, 7:18 PM 5,082 Views 3 Comments

Serena and Venus Williams were due to meet in the second round at the Foro Italico 21 years after their only other clash in Rome.

# serena-williams - Monday 25 February, 2019

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest
# Racism Row
# Racism Row

Press council rules that controversial cartoon of Serena Williams was 'not racist' and in public interest

Feb 25th 2019, 12:00 PM 35,190 Views 25 Comments

The cartoon was published following Williams’ behaviour at the US Open last year.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 23 January, 2019

Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis
# Falling Short
From The42
# Falling Short

Williams wilts at match point as Pliskova powers into Australian open semis

Jan 23rd 2019, 7:52 AM 5,831 Views 6 Comments

The Czech star will face Naomi Osaka in the final four.

# serena-williams - Monday 21 January, 2019

World number one felt like she was 'hit by a train' during Serena Williams defeat
# Hard Lines
From The42
# Hard Lines

World number one felt like she was 'hit by a train' during Serena Williams defeat

Jan 21st 2019, 3:59 PM 8,351 Views 2 Comments

Simona Halep is taking the positives as she bows out of the Australian Open while Williams advances to the quarter-finals.

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters
# Down Under
From The42
# Down Under

Serena Williams powers past top seed Halep into Australian Open quarters

Jan 21st 2019, 10:21 AM 3,552 Views 6 Comments

Williams’ quest for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title gathers momentum.

# serena-williams - Saturday 19 January, 2019

'Agitated' Djokovic regrets meltdown in floodlight fury as Halep sets up Serena showdown
# Marching On
From The42
# Marching On

'Agitated' Djokovic regrets meltdown in floodlight fury as Halep sets up Serena showdown

Jan 19th 2019, 12:28 PM 7,613 Views 2 Comments

It’s all go at the Australian Open.

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Serena and Djokovic relentlessly march on Down Under but there are scares elsewhere

Jan 19th 2019, 9:07 AM 2,834 Views 0 Comments

Osaka and Svitolina were put through their paces.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 15 January, 2019

Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Serena Williams calls first round Australian Open rout 'the greatest win' of her career

Jan 15th 2019, 8:07 AM 5,437 Views 1 Comment

Serena Williams, who is seeking an eighth Australian Open title, revelled in her 6-0 6-2 demolition of Tatjana Maria in Melbourne.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 1 January, 2019

Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel
# Fed Express
From The42
# Fed Express

Roger Federer claims bragging rights over Serena Williams in Hopman Cup duel

Jan 1st 2019, 3:35 PM 15,817 Views 6 Comments

The two 37-year-olds were facing each other on the court in an official match for the first time.

# serena-williams - Monday 31 December, 2018

'It is very exciting for both of us' - Federer relishing once-in-a-lifetime Serena clash
# Goats
From The42
# Goats

'It is very exciting for both of us' - Federer relishing once-in-a-lifetime Serena clash

Dec 31st 2018, 11:42 AM 9,546 Views 11 Comments

The two tennis greats face off in a sold out mixed doubles group tie at the Hopman Cup tomorrow.

# serena-williams - Thursday 27 December, 2018

Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis
# Support
From The42
# Support

Serena Williams hails rule changes to protect mothers in tennis

Dec 27th 2018, 2:39 PM 5,116 Views 3 Comments

The 37-year-old American had her daughter Alexis Olympia in September 2017.

# serena-williams - Monday 17 December, 2018

WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

WTA rule change give mothers returning to tennis after pregnancy more protections in 2019

Dec 17th 2018, 10:07 PM 4,583 Views 0 Comments

New rule change means women will now be allowed to wear leggings or compression shorts without a skirt, dress or shorts over them.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 14 November, 2018

Serena Williams' GQ cover may have been myopic, but it wasn't deliberately malicious
# Woman Of The Year
From The Daily Edge
# Woman Of The Year

Serena Williams' GQ cover may have been myopic, but it wasn't deliberately malicious

Nov 14th 2018, 11:28 AM 5,921 Views 0 Comments

“That’s the only “message” behind it.”

# serena-williams - Tuesday 9 October, 2018

Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt
# Return
From The42
# Return

Serena Williams confirmed for eighth Australian Open title tilt

Oct 9th 2018, 9:11 AM 2,367 Views 3 Comments

The 23-time Grand Slam winner won on her last appearance in Melbourne in 2017.

# serena-williams - Friday 28 September, 2018

Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman
# Sw19
From The42
# Sw19

Serena Williams row wouldn't happen at Wimbledon, insists chairman

Sep 28th 2018, 8:52 AM 4,466 Views 2 Comments

Phillip Brook believes US Open finalist Serena Williams was under pressure in New York, while umpire Carlos Ramos was doing his job.

# serena-williams - Monday 24 September, 2018

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'
# A Thief And A Liar
From The42
# A Thief And A Liar

Serena says women could not get away with 'even half of what a guy can do'

Sep 24th 2018, 9:46 AM 5,231 Views 7 Comments

The fallout continues from the controversial US Open final but WIlliams is trying to move on.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 18 September, 2018

Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer
# Claim
From The42
# Claim

Mistakes were made in Serena's US Open row - Federer

Sep 18th 2018, 12:22 PM 6,571 Views 6 Comments

The saga continues to rumble on and the Swiss star has had his say.

# serena-williams - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Male tennis players punished more than women - report
# Study
From The42
# Study

Male tennis players punished more than women - report

Sep 16th 2018, 2:55 PM 6,939 Views 11 Comments

Men were fined 344 times compared to 140 for “audible obscenity” and 287 to 67 for unsportsmanlike conduct.

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting
# Alastair Cook
From The42
# Alastair Cook

Tiger's twilight, farewell Captain Cook and all the week's best sportswriting

Sep 16th 2018, 8:30 AM 3,940 Views 0 Comments

Stick on the kettle and settle into some of our favourite sports articles from this week.

# serena-williams - Friday 14 September, 2018

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'
# Goat
From The Daily Edge
# Goat

'It's time we let Serena Williams just be Serena Williams, imperfect and complex as she may be'

Sep 14th 2018, 7:58 PM 6,043 Views 3 Comments

Why are we so quick to vilify certain athletes over others?

Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion
# Response
From The42
# Response

Serena Williams' sexism claims 'a bit far-fetched,' says US Open mixed doubles champion

Sep 14th 2018, 3:32 PM 36,650 Views 51 Comments

US Open mixed doubles champion Jamie Murray believes the umpire Carlos Ramos

# serena-williams - Wednesday 12 September, 2018

Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist'
# Carlos Ramos
From The42
# Carlos Ramos

Serena umpire breaks his silence, says 'à la carte arbitration does not exist'

Sep 12th 2018, 8:47 AM 9,206 Views 13 Comments

Carlos Ramos tells Portuguese media that he is “fine, given the circumstances”.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 11 September, 2018

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'
# Arbitrary Injustice
From The42
# Arbitrary Injustice

'Ramos could have used his discretion to de-escalate the situation. Instead, he chose to escalate it'

Sep 11th 2018, 9:22 PM 13,296 Views 46 Comments

Eoin Butler believes Serena Williams was well within her rights to take issue with Carlos Ramos’ umpiring.

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry
# Support
From The42
# Support

Serena acted with 'grace and class' in US Open final - NBA star Steph Curry

Sep 11th 2018, 5:42 PM 8,846 Views 22 Comments

NBA star Stephen Curry is backing Serena Williams following a dispute with an umpire in the US Open final.

Australian newspaper defends 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon
# Doubling Down
# Doubling Down

Australian newspaper defends 'racist' Serena Williams cartoon

Sep 11th 2018, 11:02 AM 81,279 Views 162 Comments

The cartoon was swiftly and widely condemned following its publication yesterday.

'The world has gone too PC': News Corp Australasia defends Serena cartoon
# US Open
From The Daily Edge
# US Open

'The world has gone too PC': News Corp Australasia defends Serena cartoon

Sep 11th 2018, 8:15 AM 6,443 Views 2 Comments

‘Poor behaviour in any sport needs to be called out.’

# serena-williams - Monday 10 September, 2018

Kathy Griffin and J.K. Rowling were among those furious at a racist depiction of Serena Williams in a cartoon
# Serena Williams
From The Daily Edge
# Serena Williams

Kathy Griffin and J.K. Rowling were among those furious at a racist depiction of Serena Williams in a cartoon

Sep 10th 2018, 8:06 PM 10,089 Views 5 Comments

Australian cartoonist shared the image on Twitter this morning.

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF
# Statement
From The42
# Statement

Umpire acted with 'professionalism and integrity' during Serena row - ITF

Sep 10th 2018, 6:38 PM 6,901 Views 9 Comments

The ITF has backed umpire Carlos Ramos after Saturday’s controversial US Open final.

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'
# Support
From The42
# Support

WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over US Open 'sexism'

Sep 10th 2018, 9:10 AM 40,576 Views 61 Comments

The American superstar claimed that chair umpire Carlos Ramos meted out penalties for infractions that male players could have gotten away with.

# serena-williams - Sunday 9 September, 2018

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Serena Williams fined $17,000 for outburst during controversial US Open final defeat

Sep 9th 2018, 7:30 PM 48,893 Views 68 Comments

The American star was fined for coaching, racquet abuse and for verbal abuse.

'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

'I'm going to continue to fight for women,' vows Serena after US Open final controversy

Sep 9th 2018, 11:40 AM 70,890 Views 154 Comments

Williams accuses umpire Carlos Ramos of sexism after she was penalised in her defeat to Naomi Osaka.

Every woman should listen to Serena Williams' post-loss interview to understand the importance of feminism
# Serena Williams
From The Daily Edge
# Serena Williams

Every woman should listen to Serena Williams' post-loss interview to understand the importance of feminism

Sep 9th 2018, 10:46 AM 14,075 Views 16 Comments

She lost the US Open final in dramatic fashion.

# serena-williams - Friday 7 September, 2018

'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

'Last year I was literally fighting for my life' - Serena Williams secures US Open final berth

Sep 7th 2018, 12:19 PM 4,438 Views 10 Comments

The 36-year-old held back tears as she celebrated her semi-final victory.

# serena-williams - Thursday 6 September, 2018

Nike's controversial Kaepernick advert set to air during tonight's NFL season opener
# Watch
From The42
# Watch

Nike's controversial Kaepernick advert set to air during tonight's NFL season opener

Sep 6th 2018, 12:02 PM 6,389 Views 16 Comments

US president Donald Trump has strongly criticised the company’s decision to back the former San Francisco 49ers quarterback.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 5 September, 2018

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign
# Backing
From The42
# Backing

Serena Williams and LeBron James show their support for Nike's controversial Colin Kaepernick ad campaign

Sep 5th 2018, 4:24 PM 5,239 Views 0 Comments

“It’s their choice,” she said. “I think that’s one great thing God gave us, is the freedom of choice.”

# serena-williams - Sunday 2 September, 2018

'Every time she loses, I feel like I do'
# Empathy
From The42
# Empathy

'Every time she loses, I feel like I do'

Sep 2nd 2018, 12:02 AM 5,733 Views 0 Comments

Serena Williams may have triumphed over her older sister Venus Williams at the US Open, but it’s not a win she takes lightly.

# serena-williams - Saturday 1 September, 2018

Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus
# US Open
From The42
# US Open

Sister Act 30: Serena drops just three games in quick win against Venus

Sep 1st 2018, 9:48 AM 4,203 Views 0 Comments

Serena to face Kaia Kanepi in US Open last 16 after straight-sets win on Friday night.

# serena-williams - Friday 31 August, 2018

Serena Williams has been playing tennis in a tutu after she was told she shouldn't wear a catsuit
# Serena Williams
From The Daily Edge
# Serena Williams

Serena Williams has been playing tennis in a tutu after she was told she shouldn't wear a catsuit

Aug 31st 2018, 9:11 AM 48,946 Views 1 Comment

The president of the French Open said he will ban Serena’s catsuit next year.