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Williams sisters to meet in Australian Open final

Venus and Serena Williams will meet in a Grand Slam final for the ninth time after the American sisters came through their semi-finals in Melbourne. Thirteenth seed Venus, 36, beat fellow American Coco Vandeweghe 6-7 (3-7) 6-2 6-3 to reach her first major final since 2009. World number two Serena, 35, saw off unseeded Croat… Continue reading Williams sisters to meet in Australian Open final

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US Open 2016: Stan Wawrinka stuns Novak Djokovic to win final

Switzerland’s Stan Wawrinka beat world number one Novak Djokovic with a scintillating display to win his first US Open and third Grand Slam title. Wawrinka, seeded third, won 6-7 (1-7) 6-4 7-5 6-3 to add the US title to those he had already won in Australia and France over the last two years. The 31-year-old… Continue reading US Open 2016: Stan Wawrinka stuns Novak Djokovic to win final

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Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win 22nd Grand Slam

World number one Serena Williams beat German fourth seed Angelique Kerber to win a seventh Wimbledon and 22nd Grand Slam title. The American, 34, coped with a gusty wind on Centre Court to win 7-5 6-3 and equal Steffi Graf’s Open era record of major titles. Kerber had beaten Williams in the Australian Open final… Continue reading Wimbledon 2016: Serena Williams beats Angelique Kerber to win 22nd Grand Slam

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Wimbledon 2015: Williams crushes Sharapova

One of the most enticing rivalries in all of tennis continues to be one of the most lopsided. Together, Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova have earned more than $100 million in prize money, with the glamorous duo boosting that lofty total through endorsements — especially the latter, who is habitually named the world’s richest female… Continue reading Wimbledon 2015: Williams crushes Sharapova

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‘My best Wimbledon days may be over’ – Nadal

Rafael Nadal says he may not be able to rekindle his former Wimbledon glories after a shock second-round defeat by German qualifier Dustin Brown. The 14-time Grand Slam winner, now the world number 10, lost 7-5 3-6 6-4 6-4 as his miserable run at SW19 continued. The Spaniard, 29, has been beaten by players ranked… Continue reading ‘My best Wimbledon days may be over’ – Nadal

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Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams to study medicine after retiring…

“Serena Williams will see you now.” Imagine a scenario, maybe a few years in the future, where you go in for a medical consultation and find the 20-time grand slam champion sitting on the far side of the desk. An unlikely prospect? Well, yes. But not completely out of the question, because Williams has been… Continue reading Wimbledon 2015: Serena Williams to study medicine after retiring…