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 […]

Venus Williams, Federer through to semifinals in Australia

January 24, 2017 in Sports

By JOHN PYE MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — It was a long time coming for Venus Williams, who reached her 21st Grand Slam semifinal but her first at the Australian Open […]

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 […]

Venus Williams loses to Safarova in 3rd round in Dubai

February 18, 2015 in Sports

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Defending champion Venus Williams is out of the Dubai Tennis Championships after losing Wednesday in the third round in straight sets to 11th-seeded Lucie […]

Australian Open at a glance

January 27, 2015 in Sports

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — A look at the Australian Open on Tuesday: Weather: Party sunny, cool. High of 19 Celsius (66 Fahrenheit). Attendance: Day: 19,509; Night: 16,091; Total: 35,600. Men’s […]

V Williams beats Nara to reach Wimbledon 3rd round

June 25, 2014 in Sports

LONDON (AP) — Five-time champion Venus Williams overcame a slow start to beat Kurumi Nara 7-6 (4), 6-1 on Wednesday to reach the third round of a major for only […]