Tag: Serena Williams

Serena Williams Shows off Bare Baby Bump in New Photo

Aug. 23 (UPI) — Mom-to-be Serena Williams bared her baby bump in a new photo this week.
The pregnant 35-year-old tennis star shared a new picture and a funny Snapchat video Tuesday ahead of the birth of her first child with her fiancé, Reddit founder Alexis Ohanian.

Defending Wimbledon champion Andy Murray (pictured) will retain his world number one ranking if he defeats Sam Querrey in the quarter

After Wimbledon Loss, Tennis Player Andy Murray Again Polishes Reputations as ‘Male Feminist’

British tennis star Andy Murray is again going out of his way to interject feminism into tennis, this time acting as if a reporter was slighting female tennis players with a question asked of Murray after his loss to American Sam Querrey at Wimbledon.

During the post match press conference, a reporter prefaced his question about Querrery’s win saying, “Sam is the first US player to reach a major semi-final since 2009.”

Serena Williams is in fighting mood ahead of the 2017 Australian Open despite being bundled out in the second round of her only warm-up tournament, the Auckland Classic

Kerber Lurks in Melbourne as Serena Chases Record Slam

Melbourne (AFP) – Serena Williams has vowed to make life difficult for top seed Angelique Kerber and a host of dangerous players out to derail her at the Australian Open, warning she is in Melbourne to win.

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After Dispatching Venus, Serena Williams on Downhill ‘Climb’ Toward Grand Slam

The stupidity or dishonesty of tennis professionals and allegedly serious observers of the sport compels them to comment that the Williams’ way of playing is “muscular,” meaning masculine. This reflects a meanness and envy and mostly an incomprehension of what they are doing. Sports like all other fields are filled with dopes and blockheads. Every once in a while someone comes along and innovates in ways that influence the sport profoundly. That’s the Williams sisters.

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Serena Williams, World’s #1 Tennis Player, Competes for Best in Family

The competitive fury is arguably the Williams’ most characteristically American trait. Legend has it that Richard Williams saw a match on television and was so enchanted by the check presented to the winner that he decided to make tennis number ones of his youngest daughters. The reality is somewhat more nuanced. He said not: “How can anyone do this?” He said: “Why not us?”

Serena Williams Captures Sixth Wimbledon Title

Serena Williams won her sixth Wimbledon title against Garbine Muguruza, 6-4, 6-4. This is her second Serena Slam, which is four Grand Slam tournament victories in a row. She is also 75% of the way to a calendar Grand Slam.