Serena Williams

‘Serena Williams cannot express herself any more and it hurts her,’ says coach

Serena Williams feels she 'cannot express herself anymore' on court due to the pressures of history, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou.Williams has not won a...

‘I need to allow my body to heal’ – Serena Williams withdraws from US Open

The US Open has lost another big name with the news that Serena Williams has withdrawn from this year's event.The men's singles had already...

Boris Becker: ‘This might be the last time we see Serena Williams at Wimbledon’

Boris Becker fears Wimbledon may have seen the last of Serena Williams after she limped away from her first round match.Williams slipped on the...

‘I couldn’t watch Serena, I had to turn away,’ says Coco Gauff of her idol

Coco Gauff said she couldn't watch her idol Serena Williams get injured and struggle off court during her first match at Wimbledon.Serena was only...

Tearful Serena Williams is forced out of Wimbledon after Centre Court fall

Serena Williams had a disastrous return to Wimbledon, falling on Centre Court and being forced to retire just seven games into her first match.Serena...

‘I shouldn’t be on the Olympic list,’ – Serena Williams confirms she will miss Tokyo Olympics

Serena Williams has confirmed that she will not take part in the Tokyo Olympics but has declined the give the reasons behind the decision.Serena...

Wimbledon draw puts Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty on semi-final collision course

Serena Williams is in the same half of the Wimbledon draw as world number one Ashleigh Barty.Despite the withdrawal of reigning champion Simona Halep,...

‘I’m in a better place than when I got here,’ says Serena Williams after Roland Garros exit

Serena Williams was in philosophical mood after her French Open exit, saying she had exceeded her expectations.The 23-time Grand Slam champion crashed out of...

‘Serena Williams is coming back quickly – she’s looking better and better,’ says Chris Evert

Serena Williams knows she will have to step it up another level against fellow American Danielle Collins, according to Chris Evert.The 23-time Grand Slam champion defeated...

‘If Serena makes it through the first week of Roland Garros, it’s a success,’ says Schett

Serena Williams isn't counting on winning Roland Garros and just needs more matches says Barbara Schett as she gives her predictions on who will...

‘I am surprised Serena Williams has played so little,’ says Martina Navratilova

Martina Navratilova says she is 'surprised' that Serena Williams has played so little going into Roland Garros.Williams has attempted to play tournaments, entering both...

Serena Williams and Ashleigh Barty given big tests in Roland Garros draw

Ashleigh Barty and Serena Williams have both been handed tough paths in a strong Roland Garros draw.Serena Williams is bidding for a record-equalling 24th...

‘Does Serena still have the same fire in her belly?’ questions former champion

Serena Williams can never be written off because she's so special but does she have the same fire in her belly questions Justine Henin...

‘Serena Williams will be ready at French Open,’ vows coach despite recent defeats

Serena Williams 'will be ready' to challenge for the French Open title despite faltering recent form, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou.Williams has struggled on clay...

‘Serena has little chance at Roland Garros, but a very good chance at Wimbledon,’ says Navratilova

Serena Williams has 'very little chance' of winning Roland Garros and she knows it, says Martina Navratilova, but Wimbledon will be different.Williams suffered an...

‘Change of plans!’ – Serena Williams confirms she’ll play Emilia-Romagna Open

Serena Williams will look to move on quickly from her Rome Open disappointment by accepting a wild card to play in Parma.Williams played her...

Novak Djokovic to Serena Williams: ‘Words cannot describe how much you’ve given tennis’

Serena Williams reached a big tennis milestone this week in Rome - her 1000th professional match - and there have been no shortage of...

‘One day at a time’ – Serena Williams hints she may not play Tokyo Olympics

Serena Williams said she has not yet decided if she will play the Tokyo Olympics, although she has hinted she is unlikely to.Williams has...

‘I think this might be Serena WIlliams’ last year,’ says Rennae Stubbs

Serena Williams might be in her last year on the WTA Tour says former doubles world number one Rennae Stubbs.At 39-years-old, Williams is widely...

‘I’m looking forward to sharing my stories with the world,’ says Serena Williams

Serena Williams has joined forces with Amazon Studios to create a number of planned TV programmes about her personal and professional life.Williams, who has...

‘Serena Williams can win any Slam,’ says coach looking ahead to French Open

Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou says she is feeling fitter than she did before the Australian Open and he still believes she can be...

‘I was foolish and ignorant’ – Sacked radio host apologises over racist Serena Williams slur

Radio host Rob Lederman has issued an apology after he was sacked for racist remarks about Serena Williams.Lederman was a sports broadcaster on US...

Miami Open suffers another blow as Serena Williams withdraws due to ‘oral surgery’

The Miami Open has lost another major name after Serena Williams announced she was pulling out due to recent dental surgery.The tournament has been...

‘Serena Williams brings me ideas and I love it when she does,’ says Patrick Mouratoglou

Serena Williams sets herself new goals every year, says coach Patrick Mouratoglou, who says it is a key facet to her amazing longevity.Williams is...

‘We will miss her, but the sport is bigger than Serena Williams,’ says former Wimbledon Champion

Former Wimbledon Champion Michael Stich says tennis will miss Serena Williams when she retires, but that no athlete is bigger than the sport.Williams has...

‘The day Serena retires will be one of the saddest days tennis has had to face,’ says Marion Bartoli

The day that Serena Williams retires will be 'one of the saddest days tennis will have to face, says Marion Bartoli.A combination of a...

‘Serena Williams will not stop until she wins another Grand Slam,’ says coach

Coach Patrick Mouratoglou has dismissed suggestions Serena Williams is on the verge of retirement, saying she 'will not stop' until she wins another Major.Serena...

‘I don’t think Serena Williams is retiring,’ says Simona Halep

Simona Halep says she does not believe Serena Williams is on the verge of retirement, despite her Australian Open tears.Williams was very emotional after...

‘Serena Williams is extraordinary,’ says Novak Djokovic as he lends legend his support

Novak Djokovic has given his support to Serena Williams after she left a press conference in tears on Thursday.Williams lost out to Naomi Osaka...

VIDEO: ‘I’m done’ – Tearful Serena Williams leaves press conference after tough Naomi Osaka loss

An emotional Serena Williams left a press conference in tears after struggling to come to terms with her Australian Open exit.The 39-year-old lost out...

Australian Open defeat is ‘not the end for Serena Williams,’ says Mats Wilander

The Australian Open semi-final defeat to Naomi Osaka is not the end for Serena Williams, says former world number one Mats Wilander.Williams was visibly...

‘Playing Serena is always an honour,’ says Naomi Osaka as she reaches Australian Open final

Naomi Osaka is the first confirmed finalist at the 2021 Australian Open after a straight sets demolition of Serena Williams.The highly anticipated semi-final match...

‘Serena Williams and Naomi Osaka are both amazing fighters,’ says former Champion ahead of semi-final clash

Former Grand Slam Champion Justine Henin says the semi-final clash between Naomi Osaka and Serena Williams will be a different level to all other...

‘Naomi Osaka knows she is better than Serena Williams,’ says analyst ahead of semi-final clash

Former world number one Mats Wilander believes Naomi Osaka has the advantage over Serena Williams ahead of their semi-final clash at the Australian Open.Williams...

‘I think that’s the best we’ve seen Serena Williams look,’ says former world number one

Mats Wilander said Serena Williams is looking 'strong again' after her hugely impressive win over Simona Halep in the Australian Open quarterfinals.Williams was close...

‘It was the best I’ve played so far,’ says Serena Williams after powering into semi-finals

Serena Williams declared her quarterfinal win over Simona Halep as 'the best match she has played in the tournament so far.'The 39-year-old was in...

‘My heart says Ashleigh Barty will win the Australian Open,’ says former world number four

Tennis analyst and former British number one Tim Henman has tipped home-grown hero Ashleigh Barty to win this year's Australian Open.Barty has maintained the...

‘I knew it wasn’t going to be easy’ – Serena Williams wins Aryna Sabalenka battle in Melbourne

Serena Williams expressed her relief after battling her way through to the Australian Open quarterfinals against Aryna Sabalenka.The 23-time Grand Slam winner was made...

‘I didn’t want any more fines!’ – Serena Williams explains Australian Open outfit alteration

Serena Williams says she had to make a key alteration to the Flo-Jo outfit that inspired her after another dominant Australian Open display.Williams beat...

‘It was very last-minute’ – Serena Williams reveals Australian Open outfit nearly didn’t happen

Serena Williams cruised into the third round of the Australian Open before revealing her eye-catching outfit almost didn't happen.Williams demolished world number 99 Nina...

‘Vintage Rena!’ – Serena Williams makes brilliant start to Australian Open campaign

Serena Williams believed she was at her 'vintage best' after she started her Australian Open campaign in brilliant style.The 23-time Grand Slam winner recovered...

‘Serena Williams will be a force to be reckoned with at Australian Open,’ says legend

Boris Becker has tipped Serena Williams to be 'a force to be reckoned with' at the Australian Open this week.Williams won the Australian Open...

‘It’s definitely on my mind’ says Serena Williams on winning a 24th Grand Slam

Serena Williams has been on the cusp of equaling the all time record of 24 Grand Slam Championship titles for the last four years...

Serena Williams may have decisive Australian Open advantage, says top analyst

Serena Williams can turn her rivals lack of preparation into an Australian Open advantage, says former world number one Mats Wilander.Williams will attempt to...

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