Category Archive: Serena Williams

Bianca and Naomi look for rematch at Shiseido WTA Finals in Shenzhen

Bianca Andreescu and Naomi Osaka, both blessed with big baseline power games, played one of the best matches of the year in Beijing. They will look forward to a rematch if they can… Continue reading

Injured Naomi, Serena could fall fast down WTA rankings

— Naomi Francois Osaka has a lot at stake this summer. She earned $3.8 million in prize money by winning last year’s US Open. She could earn $58,000 even if she loses in… Continue reading

Simona rocks Serena in Wimbledon final

  … Simona Halep has probably been the best player on tour the past five years, other than Serena Williams. The WTA has hyped other players such as Genie Bouchard, Naomi Osaka and… Continue reading

BECK: Suddenly everyone has an opinion about tennis

—- by Chris Beck, special to GrandSlam Magazine —— The debate over the women’s final at Arthur Ashe stadium, where Serena Williams clashed with umpire Carlos Ramos, has spilled from the sports pages… Continue reading

Kerber wrestles Wimbledon from Serena

  Angelique Kerber has long been known for her defense. But the counter-puncher can really punch, even while squatting close to the grass. She out-hit Serena Williams to win the Wimbledon final 6-3,… Continue reading

Serena: I won’t be tennis mom

When Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter Olympia last year, many tennis fans hoped for a second coming of Serena. But Serena surprised journalists and fans at Wimbledon by saying she hopes… Continue reading

Sharapova sharp coming into Roland Garros

  There’s no clear favorite on the women’s side of the French Open. It’s easier to find reasons why someone won’t win than why they will. Simona Halep should be the favorite at… Continue reading

Serena deserves more time

— When Naomi Francois “Osaka” beat her idol Serena Williams in the first round near their homes in the Miami area, Serena reportedly walked straight into a vehicle and skipped a press conference.… Continue reading

BECK: Why Federer, Graf still ahead of Serena

— by Chris Beck — Serena Williams and Roger Federer are both 35 and coming off wins at the Australian Open, stirring debate over who is the greatest of all time. Most fans… Continue reading

Rising star Muguruza wins Roland Garros

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