Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open with an Achilles tendon injury shortly before facing off against Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round of the French Open at Roland Garros.
Rafael Nadal tastes straight-sets victory at the French Open while Serena Williams makes a successful start in her latest bid to equal Margaret Court's all-time mark.
Serena Williams crashed out of the US Open semifinals after losing to Belarusian Victoria Azarenka.
A dominant Williams sailed through the first set at Arthur Ashe Stadium, closing out the first game with one of seven aces on the match before breaking her unseeded opponent's serve on the second game to take an early 2-0 lead.
The tennis player who halted play during the Covid-19 pandemic is gearing up for the August 31-September 13 US Open.
It’ll be the 23-time Grand Slam singles champion’s first action since playing for the US in the Fed Cup in February, before all sanctioned tennis was shut down the next month because of the coronavirus pandemic.
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Bianca Andreescu took charge early in the US Open final, going up by a set and two breaks, then held off a late charge by Williams to win 6-3, 7-5 for the championship Saturday night.
Williams will face Canadian Bianca Andreescu for the US Open title as the American sets herself up for another attempt to clinch a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam singles title.
Williams, who last faced Sharapova at the 2016 Australian Open, improved to 20-2 in career meetings versus the Russian, who has fallen to 87th in the rankings amid an injury-hit 2019 season that included shoulder surgery in February.
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova will open the evening session at Arthur Ashe Stadium with their first-ever NY meeting in a match that may just have the feel of a championship final.
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