Serena Williams withdrew from the Rogers Cup in Montreal citing ‘personal reasons.’ Photograph: Ezra Shaw/Getty

Serena Williams has revealed she felt like she was “not a good mom” and was “in a funk” before pulling out of the Rogers Cup. The Wimbledon runner-up(...)

Germany’s Angelique Kerber celebrates after defeating Serena Williams to win the  women’s singles final at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/AFP/Getty

So the storyline of the century lives on. A Centre Court drama that was framed as much by Serena Williams’s failure to win her 24th Grand Slam and eq(...)

Runner-up Serena Williams and winner Angelique Kerber  with the trophies after the women’s singles final at Wimbledon. Photograph:  Clive Brunskill/Getty Images

Angelique Kerber became the first German to win Wimbledon since Steffi Graff in 1996 with an impressive straight sets 6-3 6-3 win over Serena Williams(...)

Serena Williams and  Angelique Kerber in action during the women’s final at Wimbledon in 2016. Photograph:    Julian Finney/Getty Images

No one is underestimating Angelique Kerber. Not even Serena Williams. Far from the giggling teenager spouting banalities that tennis had become used t(...)

Serena Williams returns a shot against Julia Goerges during their women’s singles semi-final at Wimbledon. Photo: Ben Curtis/Getty Images

Serena Williams, the player who had multiple surgeries during her pregnancy 16 months ago and at one stage said she couldn’t walk to her mail box ease(...)

Serena Williams celebrates her win over Julia Goerges in the women’s semi-finals at Wimbledon. Photo: Neil Hall/EPA

Just five months after she finished her maternity leave, and 13 matches into her comeback, Serena Williams is in the Wimbledon final. She beat Julia G(...)

Angelique Kerber beat Jelena Ostapenko to book her place in the women’s final at Wimbledon. Photo: Ben Curtis/PA Wire

Angelique Kerber withstood a barrage of winners from Jelena Ostapenko to defeat the Latvian 6-3, 6-3 on Thursday and claim a place in the Wimbledon fi(...)

Serena Williams  in action during the fourth-round match against Russia’s Evgeniya Rodina at Wimbledon. Photograph: Toby Melville/Reuters

There was a foreboding tennis moment in the second set on Centre Court during Serena Williams’s match against Russia’s Evgeniya Rodina. It arrived af(...)

Garbine Muguruza in action on her way to defeat against Belgian Alison van Uytvanck at Wimbledon. Photograph: PA Photo

The defending women’s champion Garbiñe Muguruza lost in the second round at Wimbledon, after being beaten 5-7, 6-2, 6-1 by the unseeded Belgian Alison(...)

 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Belarus returns to Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their first-round match at  Wimbledon. Photograph: Nic Bothma/EPA

Two-time champion Petra Kvitova slumped out of Wimbledon in the first round on Tuesday, beaten by inspired world number 50 Aliaksandra Sasnovich of Be(...)

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