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Serena Williams needed three sets to dispatch Kaia Kanepi in the fourth round at the United States Open on Sunday. CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times

Serena Williams faces history maker Naomi Osaka in US Open final

Six-time champion Serena Williams swept aside Anastasija Sevastova Thursday to reach a ninth US Open final, where she’ll face Japanese trail blazer Naomi Osaka. The last time they met in Miami Open last March, Osaka prevailed in two sets.
NEW YORK, NY - SEPTEMBER 04: Serena Williams of the United States returns the ball during the women's singles quarter-final match against Karolina Pliskova of Czech Republic on Day Nine of the 2018 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2018 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City. Matthew Stockman/Getty Images/AFP

Semi-finalist Serena Williams says still ‘long way to go’ at US Open

Serena Williams is taking nothing for granted as she heads into the US Open semi-finals on Thursday with a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title on the horizon.
Serena Williams needed three sets to dispatch Kaia Kanepi in the fourth round at the United States Open on Sunday. CreditCreditKarsten Moran for The New York Times

Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens reach US Open quarter-finals

Six-time champion Serena Williams survived a spirited challenge from unseeded Kaia Kanepi to triumph 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 on Sunday and reach the quarter-finals of the US Open.

Roger Federer lags behind big rivals in US Open betting

Roger Federer heads to the US Open as third favorite behind longtime rivals Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal after a season that has nose-dived since he won the Australian Open at the start of the year.
Serena Williams Alexis-Olympia

Serena Williams must balance daughter’s birthday with US Open demand

Serena Williams’ return to the U.S. Open for the first time since becoming a mother will be an emotional experience, not least because her daughter Alexis-Olympia’s first birthday is right in the middle of the tournament.
Serena Williams has made the quarter finals at Wimbledon for the 13th time. AP - Tim Ireland

Duchess of Sussex to cheer Wimbledon royal Serena Williams

Serena Williams will be cheered on albeit quietly and politely from the Royal Box by her close friend Meghan Markle, the new Duchess of Sussex, during Saturday’s Wimbledon final.
Tennis Legend Chris Evert

Wimbledon snubs Chris Evert push for women’s final to top bill

Wimbledon on Monday slapped down Chris Evert’s suggestion that the women’s final should replace the men’s title match in closing the championships.

Returning Serena Williams ready to deny Paris convention

Convention has it that to succeed on the gruelling clay courts of Roland Garros in Paris requires playing a stack of matches and having miles in your legs.

Del Potro shatters Federer’s dream of Nadal US Open showdown

Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gatecrashed the US Open again on Wednesday, stunning five-champion Roger Federer and shattering hopes of a first New York showdown between the Swiss legend and Rafael Nadal.

Beyonce, Nadal, others congratulate Serena on birth of baby girl

Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl on Friday, US media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon.

Serena Williams gives birth to a baby girl

Moments before her match at the U.S. Open, sister Venus Williams was asked about becoming an aunt.

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