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Serena defends her integrity after Grand Slam controversy

The American received three code violations, including a game penalty for verbal abuse, from chair umpire Carlos Ramos in the final, where she was beaten by Japan’s Naomi Osaka 6-2 6-4. After Williams lost the first set to the Japanese 20th seed, Ramos gave Williams the first code violation in the

Naomi Osaka claims US Open title

Naomi Osaka became Japan’s first Grand Slam singles champion after she thumped Serena Williams 6-2 6-4 in a controversial U.S. Open final on Saturday, with the American suffering a mesmerizing meltdown after being handed a code violation. It was drama-filled conclusion to a final that was rich with storylines but will


  Johanna Konta brushed aside 23-time Grand Slam winner Serena Williams 6-1 6-0 in San Jose. Konta, ranked 48th in the world, took less than an hour to hand Serena the worst defeat of her career, and book her place in the second round of the Silicon Valley Classic. Her 53-minute rout of

Serena Williams returns to top 30 in World Rankings

Serena Williams returned to the world’s top 30 in the WTA rankings released on Monday after finishing as Wimbledon runner-up. The 36-year-old American climbed 153 places to 28th despite losing Saturday’s final at the All England Club to German Angelique Kerber, Williams’s fourth tournament since giving birth to her daughter 10

Serena Williams Out of French Open With an Injury

After a resurgent first week at the French Open, Serena Williams was stopped short on Monday not by her would-be opponent, Maria Sharapova, but by an injury to her right pectoral muscle that forced her to withdraw shortly before their fourth-round match was set to begin. “Right now I can’t actually