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Serena Williams Shows Gratitude After U.S. Open Loss
September 8, 2022
On Friday, Tennis star Serena Williams lost to Ajla Tomljanović of Australia in three sets, putting an end to what could be her last run in the U.S. Open. Williams reached the third round after defeating Danka Kovinić in straight sets during the first round and upsetting the second-ranked Anett Kontaveit during the second. ... read more »
Coco Gauff, 18, reaches US Open quarterfinals for 1st time
September 5, 2022
Coco Gauff raised a fist, then wagged her right index finger, responding to, and riling up even more, a loud-louder-loudest Arthur Ashe Stadium crowd that was standing and screaming. Gauff’s U.S. Open opponent, Zhang Shuai, covered both ears with her hands to shield them from what she described later as a “Boom!” of sound. ... read more »
Tiafoe ends Nadal’s 22-match Slam streak in US Open 4th Rd
September 5, 2022
Frances Tiafoe ended Rafael Nadal’s 22-match winning streak at Grand Slam tournaments by beating the 22-time major champion 6-4, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3 in the U.S. Open’s fourth round on Monday. ... read more »
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Serena Williams says ‘countdown has begun’ to retirement
August 11, 2022
Saying “the countdown has begun,” 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams announced Tuesday she is ready to step away from tennis so she can turn her focus to having another child and her business interests, ... read more »
Champion, Queen, Goddess, Mother: Serena Wins at French Open and it Makes her 800th WIN
May 28, 2019
PARIS (AP) — This was one mistake too far for Serena Williams. Sure, the bad backhand put her behind only 15-30 at the outset of the second set of her opening match at Roland Garros on Monday. ... read more »
Aretha Franklin Gave the Sports World “Something [We] Can Feel”
August 23, 2018
Iconic Soul legend Aretha Franklin has passed away, but her talent and legacy have reached countless people throughout the world. Throughout her career, she was part of—as well as created—many iconic sports moments. ... read more »
2017 In Sports
December 28, 2017
2017 was a great year for Sports ... read more / view gallery »
Arthur Ashe’s legacy to live on at UCLA
October 12, 2017
Gifts will create an undergraduate scholarship and exhibits celebrating his achievements ... read more »
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Brad Pye’s National Sports Beat (9/14-9/20/17)
September 15, 2017
Notes, quotes and things picked on the run from coast-to-coast and all the stops in between and beyond. ... read more / view gallery »
Serena Williams wins record 23rd major, beats sister Venus
January 28, 2017
Serena Williams has won her record 23rd Grand Slam singles title, and her sister was right there on court to give her a congratulatory hug. ... read more »
‘Serena I know was back’: Williams gets to 22 at Wimbledon
July 10, 2016
the process of getting Serena Williams ready to win Wimbledon for a record-tying 22nd Grand Slam title began with a series of chats over the phone not long after her loss in the French Open final. ... read more »
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