Serena Williams

Serena Williams
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December 17, 2018 - 6:05 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The women's tennis tour approved rule changes Monday that are meant to ensure players are not penalized after they return from pregnancy or an injury that causes a long absence. The changes were prompted, in part, by the experiences of former No. 1 players Serena...
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In this Sept. 8, 2018, file photo, Naomi Osaka, of Japan, returns a shot to Serena Williams fo the U.S. during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament, in New York.
AP Photo/Andres Kudacki, File
November 09, 2018 - 10:21 am
By Yuri Kageyama, Associated Press TOKYO (AP) — Naomi Osaka used a powerful forehand and a matching serve to win the U.S. Open against Serena Williams. Off the court — on the marketing front — experts say she could have the same potential as Williams, and maybe more. "It's very, very rare to find a...
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Pennsylvania Conference for Women
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Melony Roy
October 12, 2018 - 6:38 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) -- International human rights lawyer Amal Clooney and tennis champion Serena Williams were in Philadelphia on Friday, headlining one of the largest gathering of women in the region. More than 11,000 women and a few men descended upon the Pennsylvania Convention Center...
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Amal Clooney and Serena Williams
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Melony Roy
October 11, 2018 - 9:20 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The 15th annual Pennsylvania Conference for Women will host more than 12,000 attendees at the Convention Center for a full day of networking, inspiration and professional development on Friday, Oct. 12. Leaders, thinkers, and innovators — some of the region's most...
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In this May 7, 2018 file photo, Anna Wintour attends The Metropolitan Museum of Art's Costume Institute benefit gala celebrating the opening of the Heavenly Bodies: Fashion and the Catholic Imagination exhibition in New York.
Evan Agostini/Invision/AP, File
October 10, 2018 - 11:03 am
By Jocelyn Noveck, AP National Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Next year's Met Gala will be downright campy. No, seriously: The Metropolitan Museum announced Tuesday that "Camp: Notes on Fashion" will be the title of its next blockbuster spring Costume Institute exhibit. The exhibit is launched each year by...
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Serena Williams
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September 11, 2018 - 10:38 am
By Deepti Hajela, Associated Press NEW YORK (AP) — When Serena Williams told the umpire at the U.S. Open final that he owed her an apology, that he had stolen something from her, and then she got penalized for her words, Breea Willingham could relate to her frustration and anger. Willingham isn't a...
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Serena Williams, right, talks with referee Brian Earley during the women's final of the U.S. Open tennis tournament against Naomi Osaka, of Japan, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Adam Hunger
September 09, 2018 - 1:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams was fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during her loss to Naomi Osaka in the U.S. Open final. On Sunday, a day after the match, the tournament referee's office docked Williams $10,000 for "verbal abuse" of chair umpire Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for being...
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Serena Williams, right, of the United States, shakes hands with Karolina Pliskova, of the Czech Republic, after Williams' 6-4, 6-3 win during the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open tennis tournament Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in New York.
AP Photo/Adam Hunger
September 05, 2018 - 7:03 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams began her U.S. Open quarterfinal tentatively. Her shots lacked their usual sting, her attitude its usual conviction. She was facing the last player she lost to at Flushing Meadows. She kept looking up her coach, as if seeking solutions. After just 20 minutes Tuesday...
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Serena Williams of the USA hits to Magda Linette of Poland in a first round match on day one of the 2018 U.S. Open tennis tournament at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Robert Deutsch-USA TODAY Sports
August 30, 2018 - 10:50 am
(CNN) -- It's hard to think of a time when there's been more focus on the clothes that male tennis stars are wearing at a major tournament rather than how they're playing on court. But that's where the women's game has found itself this week at the US Open after Serena Williams was told to put her...
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 Serena Williams
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August 21, 2018 - 2:56 pm
Serena Williams got a bit of a boost in the seedings for the U.S. Open by being placed at No. 17, nine spots above her current ranking. The U.S. Tennis Association's decision, announced Tuesday along with all the other seeds for the main draws of women's and men's singles, means Williams avoids a...
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