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Naomi Osaka claims US Open title after Serena Williams meltdown
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Naomi Osaka claims US Open title after Serena Williams meltdown

New York: Naomi Osaka became the first Japanese to win a Grand Slam singles title on Saturday as her idol Serena Williams angrily imploded, calling the chair umpire in the US Open final “a thief.” Osaka, 20, triumphed 6-2, 6-4 in the match marred by Williams’ second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos…

Kerber wins third Grand Slam title, Serena falters on final hurdle
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Kerber wins third Grand Slam title, Serena falters on final hurdle

London: Angelique Kerber became the first German woman to win Wimbledon for 22 years as the 11th seed shattered Serena Williams’ bid for Grand Slam history with a shock 6-3, 6-3 victory in Saturday’s final. Kerber avenged her defeat against Williams in the 2016 Wimbledon title match, overwhelming the seven-time champion with a stunning 65-minute…

Sublime Serena to face Kerber in her 10th Wimbledon final
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Sublime Serena to face Kerber in her 10th Wimbledon final

London: Serena Williams booked a Wimbledon final rematch against Angelique Kerber as the seven-time champion marched into her 10th All England Club title match with a 6-2, 6-4 rout of Julia Goerges on Thursday. On 20-match winning streak at Wimbledon, Serena is the third oldest female Grand Slam finalist in the Open era at 36…

Serena Williams survives scare to make 11th Wimbledon Semi-final
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Serena Williams survives scare to make 11th Wimbledon Semi-final

Wimbledon: Serena Williams survived a major scare before sealing her 11th Wimbledon semi-final appearance as the seven-time champion hit back to beat Italy’s Camila Giorgi 3-6, 6-3, 6-4 on Tuesday. Williams was in danger of a stunning quarter-final exit after world number 52 Giorgi became the first player in this year’s tournament to take a…

Mary Pierce hails exceptional qualities of Federer, Serena
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Mary Pierce hails exceptional qualities of Federer, Serena

Modern-time great Roger Federer has an exceptional mind for game’s analysis and Serena Williams is born with a burning desire to succeed and that sets them apart from other players, says two-time singles Grand Slam winner Mary Pierce. Pierce, who won Australian Open (1995) and French Open (2000), said Federer has an array of shots…

Serena Williams made to wait over Wimbledon Seeding
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Serena Williams made to wait over Wimbledon Seeding

London: Wimbledon Chiefs have admitted they will hold an internal debate to clarify if seven-time champion Serena Williams can be seeded at Wimbledon. Serena is currently 449th in the WTA rankings after taking time off to get married and have her first child last year. Following the difficult birth of daughter Alexis Olympia, which left…

Serena Williams wins in WTA tour return
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Serena Williams wins in WTA tour return

Serena Williams shook off the rust from a 15-month layoff due to pregnancy to win her opening match at the WTA Indian Wells event with a 7-5, 6-3 victory over Zarina Diyas. The unseeded Williams was the top-ranked player in the world when she began her long layoff following her victory at the 2017 Australian…

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