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#Serena Williams

# serena-williams - Tuesday 17 January, 2017

Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?
# Australian Open
From The42
# Australian Open

Serena Williams books her place in the second round but is the pressure of number 23 getting to her?

Jan 17th 2017, 12:35 PM 4,539 Views 1 Comment

The American tennis star has her sights set on a record 23rd grand slam.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 4 January, 2017

'I'm trying to think of a word that's not obscene': Serena suffers shock defeat in New Zealand
# Bad Start To The Year
From The42
# Bad Start To The Year

'I'm trying to think of a word that's not obscene': Serena suffers shock defeat in New Zealand

Jan 4th 2017, 10:20 AM 5,550 Views 2 Comments

It hasn’t been a good week for the Williams sisters.

# serena-williams - Friday 30 December, 2016

Serena Williams uses social media site Reddit to announce her engagement to its co-founder
# Love-love
From The42
# Love-love

Serena Williams uses social media site Reddit to announce her engagement to its co-founder

Dec 30th 2016, 9:55 AM 32,776 Views 26 Comments

Serena has found the perfect match.

Serena Williams announced her engagement by randomly posting a poem on Reddit
# She Said Yes
From The Daily Edge
# She Said Yes

Serena Williams announced her engagement by randomly posting a poem on Reddit

Dec 30th 2016, 8:57 AM 2,811 Views 0 Comments

Well, she *is* engaged to Reddit’s co-founder.

# serena-williams - Friday 9 September, 2016

Serena Williams stunned at US Open and deposed as world number one
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

Serena Williams stunned at US Open and deposed as world number one

Sep 9th 2016, 7:59 AM 8,404 Views 4 Comments

In Saturday’s championship match, Karolina Pliskova will tackle second seed Angelique Kerber.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 7 September, 2016

Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open
# Contest
From The42
# Contest

Wozniacki, Kerber put friendship aside at US Open

Sep 7th 2016, 9:14 AM 5,811 Views 8 Comments

Meanwhile, defending champion Novak Djokovic booked a 10th straight US Open semi-final appearance last night.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 10 August, 2016

Stunning upset as Serena Williams sent crashing out of the Olympics
# Shock
From The42
# Shock

Stunning upset as Serena Williams sent crashing out of the Olympics

Aug 10th 2016, 1:50 AM 7,044 Views 6 Comments

Defeat for the 34-year-old American robbed her of the chance to secure a fifth gold medal.

# serena-williams - Saturday 9 July, 2016

Serena Williams wasn't content with just the Wimbledon singles title today
# Legend
From The42
# Legend

Serena Williams wasn't content with just the Wimbledon singles title today

Jul 9th 2016, 10:29 PM 9,336 Views 6 Comments

The American earned victory in the women’s doubles alongside sister Venus.

'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage
# Champion
From The42
# Champion

'Still I Rise' - Check out this powerful Serena Williams montage

Jul 9th 2016, 5:20 PM 15,291 Views 15 Comments

The American tennis star won her seventh Wimbledon title this afternoon.

Serena Williams triumphs at Wimbledon to go level with Steffi Graf on 22 Grand Slams
# History Maker
From The42
# History Maker

Serena Williams triumphs at Wimbledon to go level with Steffi Graf on 22 Grand Slams

Jul 9th 2016, 3:47 PM 22,978 Views 46 Comments

The American beat Germany’s Angelique Kerber in straight sets this afternoon.

'All the Ladies' Singles' - Beyoncé stops by Wimbledon ahead of her Croke Park gig tonight
# Unbeylievable
From The42
# Unbeylievable

'All the Ladies' Singles' - Beyoncé stops by Wimbledon ahead of her Croke Park gig tonight

Jul 9th 2016, 2:51 PM 13,051 Views 6 Comments

Serena Williams recently had a cameo in the video for the singer’s song ‘Sorry’.

Beyoncé showed up at Wimbledon before her Croker gig and people can't cope
# I Slay
From The Daily Edge
# I Slay

Beyoncé showed up at Wimbledon before her Croker gig and people can't cope

Jul 9th 2016, 2:33 PM 13,546 Views 4 Comments

Slay queen.

Will it be 'third time's the charm' for Williams as she seeks history at Wimbledon?
# Chasing History
From The42
# Chasing History

Will it be 'third time's the charm' for Williams as she seeks history at Wimbledon?

Jul 9th 2016, 7:30 AM 3,777 Views 0 Comments

Previously dominant, the 34-year-old is 0-2 in Grand Slam finals this year.

# serena-williams - Friday 8 July, 2016

Don't call Serena Williams one of the greatest 'female athletes' of all time
# Slam
From The42
# Slam

Don't call Serena Williams one of the greatest 'female athletes' of all time

Jul 8th 2016, 12:00 PM 34,456 Views 35 Comments

Serena sets her sights on 22nd grand slam that would match Steffi Graf’s record.

# serena-williams - Thursday 7 July, 2016

Serena Williams sets record semi-final pace, but Kerber prevents another all-Williams final
# Wimbledon
From The42
# Wimbledon

Serena Williams sets record semi-final pace, but Kerber prevents another all-Williams final

Jul 7th 2016, 5:07 PM 4,758 Views 1 Comment

Angelique Kerber is aiming to make history with a win over Williams in Saturday’s final.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 5 July, 2016

All-Williams Wimbledon final on the cards as Venus progresses to semis at 36
# Sister Sister
From The42
# Sister Sister

All-Williams Wimbledon final on the cards as Venus progresses to semis at 36

Jul 5th 2016, 6:02 PM 5,729 Views 2 Comments

It’s the first time the eighth seed has reached the last four in seven years.

# serena-williams - Monday 4 July, 2016

Venus Williams makes herself the oldest 1/4 finalist in 22 years, Federer equals Navratilova record
# Wimbledon
From The42
# Wimbledon

Venus Williams makes herself the oldest 1/4 finalist in 22 years, Federer equals Navratilova record

Jul 4th 2016, 7:39 PM 7,617 Views 2 Comments

Meanwhile, Andy Murray and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga set up a quarter-final meeting.

# serena-williams - Sunday 3 July, 2016

Serena reaches 300-win milestone in Wimbledon romp
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Serena reaches 300-win milestone in Wimbledon romp

Jul 3rd 2016, 2:55 PM 3,635 Views 0 Comments

Only Martina Navratilova’s Open era record of 306 is now ahead of her.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Wins for Serena and Murray - but a lot of Wimbledon got washed out today
# Wet Wet Wet
From The42
# Wet Wet Wet

Wins for Serena and Murray - but a lot of Wimbledon got washed out today

Jun 28th 2016, 9:46 PM 2,301 Views 1 Comment

Only 37 of Tuesday’s scheduled 65 matches were completed.

# serena-williams - Saturday 25 June, 2016

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions
# Sw19
From The42
# Sw19

Wimbledon 2016: Defending champions in contrasting positions

Jun 25th 2016, 12:40 PM 6,194 Views 3 Comments

The men’s world number one has never been more dominant, but Serena Williams will hold no grand slam titles if she is beaten at Wimbledon.

# serena-williams - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Garbine Muguruza takes French Open title in straight-sets win over Serena Williams
# Roland Garros
From The42
# Roland Garros

Garbine Muguruza takes French Open title in straight-sets win over Serena Williams

Jun 4th 2016, 4:14 PM 7,436 Views 4 Comments

The American was slightly off the pace, but didn’t provide easy opposition for the Spaniard’s first Grand Slam.

# serena-williams - Sunday 24 April, 2016

Yup, that's Serena Williams twerking in Beyonce's new video
# She Ain't Sorry
From The42
# She Ain't Sorry

Yup, that's Serena Williams twerking in Beyonce's new video

Apr 24th 2016, 8:21 PM 11,824 Views 10 Comments

Queen Bey’s pose in her song ‘Sorry’ was a clear tribute to the 21-time Grand Slam winner.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 22 March, 2016

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis
# Backlash
From The42
# Backlash

Serena Williams leads 'disappointed' reaction to Djokovic comments on women's tennis

Mar 22nd 2016, 9:33 PM 31,448 Views 50 Comments

Andy Murray says there should ’100%’ be equal pay for male and female competitors.

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides
# Best Of Both Worlds
From The42
# Best Of Both Worlds

Equal pay for men and women tennis players is something that benefits both sides

Mar 22nd 2016, 11:29 AM 3,420 Views 24 Comments

Following recent controversy, the figures show that both men and women benefit when the prize pots are equal.

# serena-williams - Monday 21 March, 2016

'We shouldn't have to drop to our knees': Serena slams tennis boss in sexism row
# Tennis
From The42
# Tennis

'We shouldn't have to drop to our knees': Serena slams tennis boss in sexism row

Mar 21st 2016, 11:50 AM 28,095 Views 40 Comments

Indian Wells director apologises for “extremely poor taste and erroneous” comments on women’s game.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Serena Williams applauds 'courage' of Maria Sharapova
# Reaction
From The42
# Reaction

Serena Williams applauds 'courage' of Maria Sharapova

Mar 8th 2016, 9:13 PM 6,468 Views 10 Comments

The US star also played down fears the doping bombshell would damage tennis.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 2 March, 2016

Messi, Bolt and Djokovic among nominees for world's best male athlete
# Awards Season
From The42
# Awards Season

Messi, Bolt and Djokovic among nominees for world's best male athlete

Mar 2nd 2016, 5:00 PM 3,816 Views 18 Comments

Serena Williams and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce are in the running for the Laureus sportswoman award.

# serena-williams - Saturday 30 January, 2016

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win first grand slam title at Australian Open
# Grand Slammed
From The42
# Grand Slammed

Angelique Kerber stuns Serena Williams to win first grand slam title at Australian Open

Jan 30th 2016, 11:12 AM 21,672 Views 8 Comments

The German played the match of her life in a thrilling final.

# serena-williams - Thursday 28 January, 2016

Sensational Serena surprised to reach Australian Open final
# Ace
From The42
# Ace

Sensational Serena surprised to reach Australian Open final

Jan 28th 2016, 7:58 AM 4,477 Views 0 Comments

A knee injury restricted Australian Open finalist and world number one Serena Williams to just over a set of tennis prior to Melbourne.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 26 January, 2016

Umpires and line judges in more danger than Federer or Williams at quarter-final stage
# Firing Line
From The42
# Firing Line

Umpires and line judges in more danger than Federer or Williams at quarter-final stage

Jan 26th 2016, 8:41 AM 5,067 Views 0 Comments

Officials and do duck and dodge, but two of the game’s greats cruised in to the final four.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Serena Williams plays shot AROUND the net in Australian Open win
# Long Way Round
From The42
# Long Way Round

Serena Williams plays shot AROUND the net in Australian Open win

Jan 20th 2016, 9:28 AM 7,405 Views 7 Comments

“I don’t know if I have done that [before],” said Williams.

# serena-williams - Monday 18 January, 2016

'I only have myself to blame' - Wozniacki furious after shock first-round exit
# Great Pain
From The42
# Great Pain

'I only have myself to blame' - Wozniacki furious after shock first-round exit

Jan 18th 2016, 10:06 AM 8,296 Views 2 Comments

Federer, Djokovic, Sharapova and Serena Williams coast through to second round in straight sets.

# serena-williams - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

Backlash after newspaper asks if a horse is a better sportsperson than Serena Williams
# American Pharoah
# American Pharoah

Backlash after newspaper asks if a horse is a better sportsperson than Serena Williams

Dec 15th 2015, 10:54 AM 29,505 Views 51 Comments

Seriously.

# serena-williams - Wednesday 4 November, 2015

Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated
# Game Set Match
From The42
# Game Set Match

Some silly lad tried to steal Serena Williams' mobile phone & he was inevitably humiliated

Nov 4th 2015, 3:59 PM 10,486 Views 16 Comments

The relentless tennis champion never gives an inch.

# serena-williams - Friday 11 September, 2015

Serena Williams' conqueror had booked a flight home for the day of the final
# No Confidence
From The42
# No Confidence

Serena Williams' conqueror had booked a flight home for the day of the final

Sep 11th 2015, 11:31 PM 7,726 Views 5 Comments

The victory was a shock to everyone, including the player herself.

One of sport's great upsets? Unseeded Italian ends Serena's calendar slam hopes
# Upset
From The42
# Upset

One of sport's great upsets? Unseeded Italian ends Serena's calendar slam hopes

Sep 11th 2015, 8:14 PM 7,768 Views 12 Comments

Who saw that coming?

A reporter asked Serena Williams why she wasn't smiling... and she was having none of it
# Smile It Might Not Happen
From The Daily Edge
# Smile It Might Not Happen

A reporter asked Serena Williams why she wasn't smiling... and she was having none of it

Sep 11th 2015, 8:27 AM 6,743 Views 0 Comments

Don’t mess with Serena.

# serena-williams - Thursday 3 September, 2015

Beats' newest ad is all about Serena Williams - and it's pretty slick
# Slammin' Beats
From The42
# Slammin' Beats

Beats' newest ad is all about Serena Williams - and it's pretty slick

Sep 3rd 2015, 8:15 PM 6,579 Views 9 Comments

Rise.

# serena-williams - Sunday 30 August, 2015

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting
# Essential Reads
From The42
# Essential Reads

Serena Williams' greatness, wrestling's most violent man and all the week’s best sportswriting

Aug 30th 2015, 8:30 PM 8,196 Views 0 Comments

Also, why Jermain Defoe and his job advert have silly season sewn up.

# serena-williams - Friday 21 August, 2015

56-year-old McEnroe reckons he could still beat the world's best female player
# Cannot Be Serious
From The42
# Cannot Be Serious

56-year-old McEnroe reckons he could still beat the world's best female player

Aug 21st 2015, 12:33 PM 10,153 Views 20 Comments

“Serena’s got a lot to lose by losing to an old fart like myself.”