Serena Williams

Kyrgios, Medvedev Set US Open Fourth-Round Showdown

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) On the tennis court, Nick Kyrgios can personify both a showman and a businessman all rolled into one. Friday evening on Louis Armstrong Stadium at the US Open, while much of the […]

Serena Williams Bids Farewell At The US Open

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, September 3, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams, arguably the greatest women’s professional tennis player – and, certainly, the most decorated one with 23 major crowns, 73 WTA-level titles, eight different times ranked No. 1 in the world, […]

US Open Draw: No Djokovic, But Serena Is Back

NEW YORK/WASHINGTON, August 25, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) The biggest news concerning the fate of the 2022 US Open draw came about 90 minutes before it was revealed at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows, […]

Serena Williams: The Countdown Toward Retirement Has Begun

WASHINGTON, August 10, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Wiliams has never liked the word retirement, saying it doesn’t feel like a modern word to her. However, on Tuesday morning, a day after Williams won her first WTA Tour singles match […]

Wimbledon: Has Time Caught Up With Serena?

WIMBLEDON/WASHINGTON, June 29, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Seven-time Wimbledon champion Serena Williams lost an epic Centre Court battle to France’s Harmony Tan at the Wimbledon Championships Tuesday evening. In her 21st appearance at the All England Club, she fought her […]

Serena’s Comeback To Tennis Refreshing, Well Worth The Wait

WASHINGTON, June 23, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) It’s been a year since Serena Williams has appeared in a top-level tennis match on the WTA Tour. She missed three straight Grand Slam events because she was not where she needed to […]

Serena Returns With Doubles Win In Eastbourne

EASTBOURNE/STARNBERG, June 21, 2022 Twenty-three-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams from the United States made a triumphant return to tennis at the Rothesay Eastbourne International, as alongside her partner Ons Jabeur of Tunisia defeated Marie Bouzkova from the Czech Republic […]

Serena Set To Return At Eastbourne And Wimbledon

WASHINGTON, June 15, 2022 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams is one of the greatest champions in any sport. However, last year’s Wimbledon Championships is a fortnight she would just as soon forget. That’s because her 2021 appearance at the summer […]

Serena Williams To Miss Another Major, Skips Australian Open

MELBOURNE/WASHINGTON, December 8, 2021 (by Michael Dickens) Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Australian Open, her second straight Grand Slam, saying “I am not where I need to be physically to compete.” Wednesday’s news of the 40-year-old American’s withdrawal came […]