Source: Gilbert Carrasquillo / Getty While on a little break from tennis due to a minor knee injury, it looks like Serena Williams is healing and looking for that perfect wedding gown for her nuptials with Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian. With the caption “Romantic lace. Very pretty. #inspired #fashion,” the tennis legend posted a pic of what could be her veil…
LONDON (AP) — Twice, Serena Williams stood merely two points from a loss at Wimbledon against a British opponent buoyed by a roaring, flag-waving Centre Court crowd.
Twice, Williams was oh-so-close to the end of her bid for a fourth consecutive major title — and for the third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam.
And twice, pushed to the precipice, Williams regrouped, resisted and wound up winning, as she so often does.
Stomping her foot after misses, alternately screaming in delight or despair, even wagging her finger at fans who booed her, the No. 1-seeded Williams overcame a surprisingly staunch challenge from 59th-ranked Heather Watson and emerged with a 6-2, 4-6, 7-5 victory in the third round Friday.
“I honestly didn’t think I was going to win,” said Williams, who trailed 3-0 and 5-4 in the final set. “How I pulled through, I really don’t know.”
Her 24th victory in…
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I watched an amazing tennis match today between Serena Williams and Heather Watson. It was number 1 vs number 59.
I was on pins and needles watching that match. Great Britain’s Heather Watson had Serena’s number for a while and that made me very nervous. At times I was wondering what is going on with Serena. Does she want to win this? In the third set Serena came back and won 6-2, 4-6, 7-5.
This match nearly gave me a heart attack but it was definitely a thriller. There were times when I was tempted to change the channel but I refused to touch the remote control, lol.
British number one Heather Watson gave top seed Serena Williams a huge scare before losing a thrilling third-round match at Wimbledon.
The 23-year-old battled back from a set down, winning six straight games from 3-3 in the second set.
Watson served for…
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A knee injury and the end of her boycott at Indian Wells drew headlines when Serena Williams returned to the BNP Paribas Open weeks ago. After knee inflammation forced her to withdraw from Indian Wells, Williams returned and dominated Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2, 6-0 in the final of the Miami Open. The victory not only marked Williams’ eighth Key Biscayne title, but it maintains her undefeated streak in 2015.
The eight victories in Key Biscayne makes Serena Williams only the fourth woman to win a WTA event eight times. With a record of 18-0, Williams has claimed her 19th Grand Slam championship and her twelfth consecutive final.
Saturday afternoon’s victory also improves Williams’ record against Carla Suarez Navarro to 5-0, and Serena has a lifetime record of 73-7 at Key Biscayne.
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After boycotting the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells for 14 years, Serena Williams’ comeback has been halted by a knee injury. Williams withdrew from the tournament in similar fashion to the way her sister Venus Williams did in 2001 but with a much different result.
“A couple days ago at practice, I really injured my knee,” Williams told fans during a press gathering. “Today I was struggling just to even walk.”
In 2001, Venus Williams withdrew from her match against Serena Williams 20 minutes before it was scheduled to begin. The decision brought boos from the crowd, and Venus and Serena’s father alleged he heard racial slurs from the crowd. Others also alleged Williams fixed the matches between his daughters, and the racist undertone of the accusations caused Serena to boycott Indian Wells after she defeated Kim Clijsters amid a rain of boos…
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Serena Williams showed off her curves in a new campaign as Ambassador for Australian lingerie brand ‘Berlei’ and said:
“I’m a normal woman – I can get self-conscious. But I think that is just natural for women to feel that way,’ In our society we’re often led to believe we have to look a certain way but I have learned to be proud of my curves and to embrace them.It’s important to love who you are and realise that you’re beautiful, no matter what society says and the pressure they put on you to look a certain way.”
Serena Williams won plenty this year. She went 78-4 with 11 titles, including at the French Open and U.S. Open, raising her Grand Slam championship total to 17.
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