July 10th, 2015
Serena Williams continued her domination over rival Maria Sharapova Thursday trouncing the Russian 6-2, 6-4 to reach her eighth Wimbledon final. Serena has now won 17 straight over Sharapova, all since Maria’s last victory at the 2004 WTA Championships. Sharapova also beat Serena at the 2004 Wimbledon Championships. “It’s never easy to beat such a [...]
July 8th, 2015
Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova renew their rivalry Thursday at Wimbledon.
July 7th, 2015
“I love playing Maria,” Serena said. “For me, I don’t feel like I have any pressure going into this match. We both lost early here last year. We’re both kind of enjoying this moment and at the end of the day one of us will be in the final.”
July 6th, 2015
Her 25-match winning streak at the Slams will next be tested by No. 25 seed and former world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, who had little trouble with No. 30 seed Belinda Bencic 6-2, 6-3. Williams leads Azarenka 16-3 in their head-to-head.
July 5th, 2015
This could go any of 10 ways between on one end a knock-down big-hitter between the two powerhouses, or on the other end a chokefest between Venus who doesn’t want to ruin sister Serena’s shot at a Grand Slam, to Serena choking it while Venus is trying to hand it to her.
July 5th, 2015
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July 3rd, 2015
“But I don’t think I’ve ever played the crowd here like that. They were really vocal — in between points, during points…I’ve never heard boos here, that was new for me. They were rooting for their champion. You can’t blame them — I would be too.”
July 2nd, 2015
If you needed to test the temperature of the match, you needed to only watch the first game with Brown serving — sick drop shot to win the first point, insane over-the-shoulder two-handed-backhand put-away to the win the second point, ace to win the third point, and sicker drop shot to win the service game at love. Game on, and game over.
July 1st, 2015
“I think it will be a huge advantage for [Watson],” said Serena of the Brit’s home court advantage. “It’s going to be a great big match for us both…I feel like she does really well on grass — like she played well in Eastbourne a couple of times. And she had a really good win today [beating Daniela Hantuchova].”
June 30th, 2015
“I think emotion. I wasn’t there,” Halep said. “I couldn’t handle it very well. She came back in a good way with her game. She was pushing me a lot. She was aggressive. But I can say that I let her come in and play aggressive…Inside and emotionally I have to work more to take the stress out. I want to go on court and say, ‘I don’t care what I’m doing, just to go play tennis.’ It will come soon. I believe and I have this confidence.”
June 29th, 2015
If Ostapenko’s name sounds vaguely familiar, it’s because the Suarez Navarro-killer lifted the Wimbledon girls’ junior trophy roughly this time last year.
June 28th, 2015
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic lead the way on opening day at Wimbledon.
June 28th, 2015
Serena Williams strutted her stuff on stage with Taylor Swift.
June 27th, 2015
Serena Williams is not feeling any pressure, she says.
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June 26th, 2015
Bouchard will drop an ****-load of points after this event. Serena is going for a third Slam in pursuit of all four this year.