Serena Williams was eight weeks pregnant when she won her last Grand Slam at the 2017 Australian Open in Melbourne. Photograph: Saeed Khan/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams was eight weeks pregnant during her 2017 Australian Open triumph and while she has failed to add to her tally of 23 Grand Slam titles,(...)

 Serena Williams poses with the winner’s trophy at  the 2016 Wimbledon Championships. Photograph:  Glyn Kirk/AFP/Getty Images

Serena Williams, who is rebuilding her career the hard way at 36 after the difficult birth of her first child last September, will almost certainly b(...)

Serena Williams with the USA women’s hockey team in New York. Photograph: Abbie Parr/Getty

Serena Williams returns to the full glare of the tennis tour on Thursday – appropriately, on International Women’s Day – more than a year since beatin(...)

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Melbourne tournament. Photograph: John Walton/PA Wire

Two-time champion and former world No 1 Victoria Azarenka has become the latest star to pull out of the Australian Open. The 28-year-old won in 2012(...)

Serena Williams returned to action in an exhibition match against Jelena Ostapenko. Photograph: Tom Dulat/Getty

Serena Williams hailed her comeback match against Jelena Ostapenko as “perfect” but stopped short of committing to a defence of her Australian Open ti(...)

Tatjana Maria of Germany signs autographs with her daughter Charlotte at the Nuernberger Versicherungscup in 2016. Photo: Alex Grimm/Bongarts/Getty Images

If Serena Williams needs any advice on traveling with a baby on the tennis tour, she need not look very far. Tatjana Maria, a friend and fellow reside(...)