Serena Williams’ comeback tourney ends thanks to Aunt Venus

March 13, 2018 in Sports

INDIAN WELLS, Calif. (AP) — One sister is rusty, just beginning a comeback after having a baby. The other is rejuvenated at 37, back in the world’s top 10. An […]

23: Serena Williams sets major record with win over Venus

January 31, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams held up a Grand Slam winner’s trophy for the 23rd time, celebrating her unrivalled place in history, and received a congratulatory […]

Williams sisters, Federer advance to Australian Open finals

January 27, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Win or lose, Serena Williams sees another all-sister final at the Australian Open as cause for celebration. The 35-year-old Williams arrived in Australia […]

Williams, Lucic-Baroni win at throwback Australian Open

January 25, 2017 in Sports

By JUSTIN BERGMAN MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — The last time Serena Williams and Mirjana Lucic-Baroni played each other, nearly two decades ago at Wimbledon, they were both precocious teenagers just […]

Worth a mention: Williams aiming for record 23rd major title

January 13, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Serena Williams definitely doesn’t want to talk about the No. 23. She doesn’t really want to think about planning a wedding, either, while […]

Serena wins at love again; says ‘yes’ to engagement in poem

December 30, 2016 in Sports

By The Associated Press Court and spark: Serena Williams is tying the knot. The tennis great announced her engagement to Alexis Ohanian on Thursday, posting a poem on Reddit that […]

AP Female Athlete of Year 2015: Serena Williams wins for 4th time

December 28, 2015 in Sports

(AP) Serena Williams spent a good portion of 2015 deflecting questions about whether she could complete the Grand Slam. After coming oh-so-close, she can acknowledge how much she cared about […]

Serena Williams beats Venus at US Open to extend Slam bid

September 9, 2015 in Sports

By HOWARD FENDRICH NEW YORK (AP) — For stretches of the 27th edition of Williams vs. Williams, Venus gave Serena all she could handle. And when Serena took control down the […]