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    US Open will be held without fans, says New York gov

US Open will be held without fans, says New York gov

Andrew Cuomo, New York governor, has given approval for the 2020 US Open tennis tournament to go ahead as scheduled but without fans. The 140th edition of the US Open is billed to commence from August 31, to September 13, at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Queens. Cuomo took to his Twitter page on Tuesday to announce that the tournament will [...]

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    Naomi Osaka tops Serena Williams as world’s highest-earning female athlete

Naomi Osaka tops Serena Williams as world’s highest-earning female athlete

Naomi Osaka, Japanese tennis player, has become the highest-earning female athlete ever, toppling Serena Williams, her US counterpart, at the top of the rankings. According to Forbes, Osaka’s earnings of $37.4 million -- in the last 12 months -- from prize money and endorsements were $1.4 million more than what Williams earned in the same period. The 22-year-old Japanese jewel’s rise to [...]

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    Serena Williams crashes out of Australian Open

Serena Williams crashes out of Australian Open

Serena William, American tennis star, has been eliminated from the Australian Open -- in the third round of the tournament. The 38-year-old mother of one was dumped out of the first Grand Slam tournament of the tennis season by China's Qiang Wang, losing 6-4 6-7 (2-7) 7-5. The defeat means Serena's search for a record-breaking 24th Grand Slam singles title continues. Serena uncharacteristically [...]

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    19-year-old Bianca Andreescu upsets Serena Williams to first US Open

19-year-old Bianca Andreescu upsets Serena Williams to first US Open

Bianca Andreescu defeated Serena Williams to become the first Canadian to win US Open women's singles final. She clinched the title with a two set win over the 6-time US Open champion, Williams 6-3, 7-5. Williams made her first Grand Slam appearance before the Canadian was born. The second Canadian woman after Eugenie Bouchard to play in a Grand Slam final (Wimbledon 2014). Andreescu [...]

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    Serena Williams rocks kimono by Nigerian designer

Serena Williams rocks kimono by Nigerian designer

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    Serena Williams beats Svitolina to reach 10th US Open final

Serena Williams beats Svitolina to reach 10th US Open final

Serena Williams has reached her 10th US Open women's singles final, the most in the "Open Era". Williams saw off fifth seed Elina Svitolina in a two straight set -- 6-3, 6-1 -- to clinch her 101st career victory at the Arthur Ashe stadium in the early hours of Friday morning. With the victory over the world No. 5, she broke the [...]

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    Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena march into Australian Open second round

Federer, Djokovic, Nadal, Serena march into Australian Open second round

Australian Open got underway in Melbourne with the big guns -- Roger Federer, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams -- all waltzing through the first round with minimal fuss. Defending champion, Federer, picked apart Denis Istomin in straight sets with a 6-3 6-4 6-4 win. Federer, who has won the tournament six times, will face Britain's Dan Evans in the second [...]

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    Naomi Osaka upsets Serena Williams to win historic US Open title

Naomi Osaka upsets Serena Williams to win historic US Open title

Naomi Osaka defeated Serena Williams to become the first Japanese to win the US Open women's final. Osaka beat the former world number one in two straight sets of 6-2, 6-4 on Saturday. Williams made her first Grand Slam appearance when the Japanese was three-months-old. Osaka is the youngest US Open women's finalist since 19-year-old Caroline Wozniacki won it in 2009. The encounter is [...]

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    Multiple drug tests: Serena Williams alleges ‘discrimination’

Multiple drug tests: Serena Williams alleges ‘discrimination’

Serena Williams has voiced her displeasure of being hounded by men of tennis' anti-doping agency, Usada, to submit samples despite being out of tournament. The multiple grand slam winner made this known through a series of messages on her social media page in the early hours of today, suggesting that she may be a target of Usada, labelling it the situation [...]

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    Serena Williams withdraws from French Open before showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams withdraws from French Open before showdown with Sharapova

Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open ahead of her match with Maria Sharapova, citing a pectoral muscle injury. The 36-year-old American was making her Grand Slam comeback after a maternity break. Sharapova was looking to end her 14-year hoodoo against the three-time French Open champion. She will now be awarded a walkover in the women's draw. "I've had issues with [...]

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    BBC gets a ‘history lesson’ — after goof on top tennis tournaments in Africa

BBC gets a ‘history lesson’ — after goof on top tennis tournaments in Africa

Russell Fuller of BBC Sport Africa inferred in an interview with Serena Williams that Africa has never hosted a "top tennis tournament". But Taiwo Obe, respected journalist and teacher, has faulted the claim -- with facts. Fuller had asked Williams about her thoughts regarding a major tennis championship being held in Africa "one day", and she said: "You know it's something I thought [...]

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    Venus Williams sued for car crash that killed elderly man

Venus Williams sued for car crash that killed elderly man

Tennis superstar Venus Williams has been sued for wrongful death over a car crash which sent an elderly man to the ICU, where he died two weeks later. According to TMZ, Williams flouted several traffic laws as she sped through an intersection and caused the crash on June 9. Linda, wife of late Jeroma Barson who was driving, told police she was [...]

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    Serena Williams does nude pregnancy shoot for Vanity Fair

Serena Williams does nude pregnancy shoot for Vanity Fair

Pregnant Serena Williams has posed naked for August edition of Vanity Fair. The tennis champ showed off her blooming baby bump with just a simple chain covering her modesty. [...]

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    Serena Williams reveals she announced her pregnancy by accident

Serena Williams reveals she announced her pregnancy by accident

Serena Williams has revealed that she "accidentally" made her pregnancy public. The world number one learned she was expecting a baby two weeks before the Australian Open in January. Williams had last week posted a picture on Snapchat showing off a small baby bump with the caption “20 weeks”. She took down the post shortly afterwards. The news was eventually confirmed by her [...]

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    Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, to take break from tennis

Serena Williams confirms pregnancy, to take break from tennis

Pregnant tennis superstar Serena Williams will take a maternity leave for the rest of the 2017 season. Kelly Bush Novak, Williams spokesperson, said the player is expected to give birth this fall. “I’m happy to confirm Serena is expecting a baby this fall,” said the Los Angeles-based publicist. The confirmation came hours after Williams, due to regain to the world number one ranking [...]

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    ‘She won a grand slam while pregnant!’… Twitter reactions to Serena Williams’ baby news

‘She won a grand slam while pregnant!’… Twitter reactions to Serena Williams’ baby news

Exactly 80 days after defeating her sister, Venus, Serena took to her Snapchat to announce that she is "20 weeks" pregnant, meaning she was 11 weeks 5 days pregnant when she won the Australian Open in Melbourne, Australia. Following the announcement, fans have taken to Twitter to congratulate and shower praises on her. Below are tweets: https://twitter.com/Rickonia/status/854740055684001792 https://twitter.com/CarlosNotWeird/status/854733849460445184 https://twitter.com/officialdaddymo/status/854740365408075776 https://twitter.com/lexilafleur/status/854741702606761984 https://twitter.com/josemorgado/status/854719368390987777 https://twitter.com/1942bs/status/854739127161507840 https://twitter.com/BeezHunny/status/854729894068187137 https://twitter.com/Hopstradamus/status/854745606434193410 https://twitter.com/Kwin_jaay/status/854745631314911233 https://twitter.com/DrOlufunmilayo/status/854774732553637889 https://twitter.com/comics_damires/status/854745463223988224 https://twitter.com/iamezdavidson/status/854744947618131969 https://twitter.com/Blitzcreek1/status/854746493890293761 https://twitter.com/tk_shields29/status/854769193182531584 https://twitter.com/TheTennisTalker/status/854736930734526464 https://twitter.com/snobers/status/854758234242011136 https://twitter.com/KittyPurr_/status/854770882060922880 https://twitter.com/NotOldGregg/status/854770767791353856 https://twitter.com/susannahlee/status/854770295856668673 https://twitter.com/jordancpease/status/854769784877133825 https://twitter.com/moduyal/status/854769385457758208 [...]

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