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  • WTA chief backs Serena as row grows over sexism

    New York : Serena Williams’s claim that the code violations that sparked her meltdown in the US Open final were sexist stirred debate, with WTA Tour chief executive Steve Simon backing her.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams fined $17000 for violating code of conduct during final against Osaka

    New York: 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams on Sunday was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during the final of the US Open against Japan’s Naomi Osaka. The 36-years-old superstar launched a tirade against chair umpire Carlos Ramos after the latter issued a warning to her for getting coaching instructions from the stands in the second set. Williams lost her cool and verbally abused

  • Naomi Osaka wins US Open after Serena Williams ‘umpire thief’ 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’s second set outburst, the American enraged by umpire Carlos Ramos’s warning for receiving coaching from her box. When a second code violation for racquet abuse was handed

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams vs Naomi Osaka women’s final Live Streaming: When and Where to watch, Time in India

    It will be a historic final at the US Open between former World no 1 and mommy Serena Williams vs Japan’s history maker Naomi Osaka. It’s a joyous moment for Serena and her fans as she will be playing her back-to-back second final after Wimbledon. It will also be for the first time since becoming mommy, Serena has reached US Open final. And a victory here at the Flushing Meadows will see

  • US Open 2018: Serena defeats Sevastova to set up final clash against history-maker Naomi Osaka

    New York: Six-time champion Serena Williams swept aside Anastasija Sevastova on Thursday to reach a ninth US Open final, where she’ll face Japanese trailblazer Naomi Osaka. Williams, seeded 17th as she seeks to add to her 23 Grand Slam titles for the first time since the birth of her daughter Olympia last year, needed just 66 minutes to dispatch the 19th-seeded Sevastova 6-3 6-0.

  • Six-time champion Serena Williams enters semis

    New York : Six-time champion Serena Williams shook off a sluggish start to power past eighth-seeded Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 and into the US Open semi-finals.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens move to quarterfinals

    New York: 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. The 23-time Grand Slam champion looked set to romp home when she seized the first set from Kanepi in just 18 minutes. But the hard-hitting Estonian, who took out world number one Simona Halep in the first round, settled down in the second

  • US Open : It’s all Serena in all-Williams clash

    New York : Serena Williams turned her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus into a one-woman showcase, reaching the US Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory.

  • It’s all Serena in all-Williams US Open clash 

    New York: Serena Williams turned her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus into a one-woman showcase, reaching the US Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. Reluctantly rising to an occasion neither sister enjoys, Serena said she played her best match since she returned in March, more than six months after giving birth to daughter Olympia last September 1.

  • US Open 2018: Venus, Serena Williams to square off in 3rd round; Defending champ Sloane survive scare

    New York: Serena and Venus Williams set up a 30th career meeting yesterday as the US Open reeled from a sexism row sparked when a player changed her shirt on court. Six-time champion Serena eased into Friday’s third round encounter against her sister with a 6-2 6-2 win over German world number 101 Carina Witthoeft on the back of 30 winners and 13 aces.

  • US Open 2018: Serena Williams returns in style as she defeats Magda Linette in opening round

    New York: Serena Williams made a triumphant return to the US Open on Monday, opening her bid for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title with a 6-4, 6-0 first-round victory over Magda Linette. Williams, a six-time champion at Flushing Meadows, missed last year’s edition as she gave birth to daughter Olympia on September 1. She was all-business on her return under the floodlights on the Arthur Ashe Stadium court, where she has lifted

  • French Open to ban Serena’s Black Panther catsuit 

    Paris : Serena Williams will be banned from wearing her ‘Black Panther’ catsuit again at the French Open after Roland Garros chiefs described the outfit as “going too far”.

  • Western & Southern Open - Day 4

    Cincinnati Masters: Roger Federer wins, Serena Williams loses in Western & Southern open

    Cincinnati: Roger Federer began his US Open preparation with a comprehensive 6-4, 6-4 defeat of Peter Gojowczyk in a first ATP Cincinnati Masters appearance since 2015. The 20-time Grand Slam champion, who turned 37 last week, is pacing his tennis year, playing a limited schedule and missing events when he feels the need to rest. He has missed the last two editions of this tournament because of