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Serena Williams has confirmed her early withdrawal from the French Open. Photograph: Christophe Ena/AP

When Serena Williams pulled out of the French Open moments before her second-round match against the accomplished Bulgarian veteran Tsvetana Pironkova(...)

 Victoria Azarenka and Serena Williams at the net after their semi-final in New York. Photograph: EPA

Victoria Azarenka won a vintage US Open battle against Serena Williams to reach her first grand slam final for seven years. Williams looked supreme i(...)

Serena Williams  waves to the Jumbotron as she walks off court after winning her  quarter-final match against Tsvetana Pironkova at the US Open. Photograph:  Al Bello/Getty Images

It was not quite the mother of all battles of the mothers, but Serena Williams was plainly relieved to put behind her a fretful three-set win against (...)

 Serena Williams  returns the ball during her fourth-round match against Maria Sakkari of Greece at the US Open. Photograph:  Al Bello/Getty Images

Serena Williams ensured history did not repeat itself as she battled to a fourth-round victory over Maria Sakkari to reach the US Open quarter-finals (...)

Serena Williams celebrates her victory over Sloane Stephen in the third round of the US Open. Photograph: Al Bello/Getty

Serena Williams admits she is still struggling to cope with having a target on her back as she kept alive her quest for a 24th grand slam singles titl(...)

Serena Williams is bidding for a 24th Grand Slam title. Photograph: Jason Szenes/EPA

The US Open starts today. For the next fortnight what is normally a heaving mass of humanity in Flushing Meadows in New York will be a historic behind(...)

Martina Navratilova: “If I was sitting in that position I’d be going nuts that I can’t play”. Photograph: Inpho

Grand Slam great Martina Navratilova believes the current generation of tennis superstars face a threat to their place in history due to the coronavir(...)

It would be so much easier to honour Margaret Court if she was a stereotypical 77-year-old granny. But she isn’t. The Australian sporting icon has rep(...)

Naomi Osaka has had the good fortune to come to prominence right as the Olympic cycle warms up for Tokyo 2020. Photograph: Vaughn Ridley/Getty Images

Is the money getting better for women in elite sport? Yes. Is there still only one woman (Serena Williams) in the list of the 100 highest-paid sportsp(...)

Simona Halep celebrates winning the women’s singles final following victory over Serena Williams. Photograph: PA

Simona Halep became the first Romanian woman to win the singles title at Wimbledon beating Serena Williams in straight sets on Saturday on Centre Cour(...)

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