Source: USA Today Serena Williams released a statement on her website Wednesday apologizing for controversial comments made in a Rolling Stone article about the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case. Her statement: “What happened in Steubenville was a real shock for me. I was deeply saddened. For someone to be raped, and at only sixteen, is such a horrible tragedy! For [...]
Beyoncé wrote a lovely note to Serena Williams after the tennis star won the French Open on Saturday.
Source: AP / ESPN PARIS — Two hours before her French Open final, Serena Williams practiced on center court, the stands deserted as she whacked one winner after another to the distant sounds of a brass band playing on the plaza. When the music stopped, the seats filled and the match began, Williams went on [...]
Source: AP / ESPN PARIS — As Maria Sharapova celebrated her return to the French Open final, she let loose one last scream — this one a happy holler. Serena Williams won more quietly and quickly, and she’ll play Sharapova for the title Saturday. Sharapova, the defending champion, overcame 11 double-faults to win a semifinal shriekfest againstVictoria Azarenka, [...]
Source: Cavan Sieczkowski / The Huffington Post Serena Williams was so overjoyed after defeating Maria Sharapova in the Olympic singles and winning the gold that she broke into a Crip Walk dance. “It was just me. I love to dance,” Williams told reporters who inquired about her Crip Walk. “I didn’t know what else to do. I was so happy, [...]
Source: Brandi Fowler / E! Online Serena Williams couldn’t help but let loose after taking home her first singles gold medal at the London Olympics, screaming and Crip Walking on the court after defeating Maria Sharapova. To read this article in its entirety visit E! Online.
Source: AP / ESPN WIMBLEDON, England — As Serena Williams stood atop the medal podium, her career Golden Slam complete thanks to an Olympic rout, the gusty wind on Centre Court blew the U.S. flag off its pole midway through the national anthem. Williams wore a smile herself after she became only the second woman to achieve [...]
Source: AP / ESPN WIMBLEDON, England — One Wimbledon title wasn’t enough for Serena Williams. About five hours after Williams won her fifth singles title by beating Agnieszka Radwanska, she and sister Venus were back on Centre Court to beat Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-5, 6-4 Saturday in the doubles final. It was their fifth Wimbledon doubles title together, and [...]
Source: CBS News LONDON – Serena Williams won her fifth Wimbledon title, and 14th major championship, by beating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 Saturday. Williams had little trouble at the start on Centre Court, using her hard serve and powerful groundstrokes to win the first five games and run Radwanska all over the [...]
Source: AP / MSNBC WIMBLEDON, England – Serena Williams wins with so much more than serving, of course. Her groundstrokes are as intimidating as they come. Superb speed and anticipation fuel her court-covering defense. Her returns are more than solid, too. When that serve is on-target, though, it sure is something special, quite possibly the [...]