Serena Williams – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com Africa's fastest growing news platform Sat, 23 May 2020 06:00:20 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.4.2 https://thenewsguru.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/cropped-ico-tng-32x32.jpg Serena Williams – TheNewsGuru https://thenewsguru.com 32 32 Naomi Osaka displaces rival, Serena Williams, emerges world’s highest-paid female athlete https://thenewsguru.com/sports/naomi-osaka-displaces-rival-serena-williams-emerges-worlds-highest-paid-female-athlete/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/naomi-osaka-displaces-rival-serena-williams-emerges-worlds-highest-paid-female-athlete/#respond Sat, 23 May 2020 06:00:20 +0000 http://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=254472 Japanese tennis star Naomi Osaka has displaced US rival Serena Williams to become the world’s highest-paid female athlete. According to Forbes magazine, Osaka, 22, a two-time Grand Slam champion, made £30.7m in prize money and endorsements over the past 12 months. That was £1.15m more than the amount earned by 38-year-old Serena Williams. Both shattered […]

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Serena Williams stunned by China Wang Qian https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-williams-stunned-china-wang-qian/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-williams-stunned-china-wang-qian/#respond Fri, 24 Jan 2020 05:42:57 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=232360 Serena Williams’ bid for the eighth Australian Open title and record equalling 24th Grand slam title came to an abrupt end in Melbourne Friday when she was sensationally knocked out by China’s 27th ranked Wang Qiang. Williams, 38, was the bookies’ favourite to win an eighth title at Melbourne Park but she came unstuck against […]

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Canadian teenager, Andreescu beats off Serena Williams’ comeback to win U.S. Open https://thenewsguru.com/sports/andreescu-beats-off-williams-comeback-win-u-s-open/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/andreescu-beats-off-williams-comeback-win-u-s-open/#respond Sun, 08 Sep 2019 06:16:01 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=209130 Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title in a hard-hitting and nerve-jangling 6-3 7-5 win over Serena Williams on Saturday. The win was an upset which also put the brakes on the American’s bid to equal the all-time record. Andreescu matched Williams’ power throughout the slugfest and kept her composure under intense […]

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Serena sweeps into semis, chalks up 100th U.S. Open win https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-sweeps-semis-chalks-100th-u-s-open-win/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-sweeps-semis-chalks-100th-u-s-open-win/#respond Wed, 04 Sep 2019 08:03:11 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=208425 Serena Williams claimed her 100th win at the U.S. Open in style on Tuesday. This was after she dismantled her quarter-final opponent Wang Qiang 6-1 6-0 in a blistering 44-minute performance that ended any questions over a twisted ankle from the previous round. “I never thought that I would get to 100,” Williams said after […]

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Halep stuns Serena to win Wimbledon title https://thenewsguru.com/sports/halep-stuns-serena-win-wimbledon-title/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/halep-stuns-serena-win-wimbledon-title/#respond Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:24:26 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=199639 Serena Williams’ wait for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title goes on after Simona Halep stunned the off-key American 6-2 6-2 in a one-sided Wimbledon final match on Saturday. An inspired Halep took full advantage of an error-strewn display by seven-times champion Williams to become the first Romanian to win the Wimbledon title. The […]

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Williams crushes Suarez Navarro to reach quarter-finals https://thenewsguru.com/sports/williams-crushes-suarez-navarro-reach-quarter-finals/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/williams-crushes-suarez-navarro-reach-quarter-finals/#respond Mon, 08 Jul 2019 15:15:47 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=198773 Serena Williams reached her 14th Wimbledon quarter-final by overwhelming Spain’s Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 6-2 even though she was not at her magnificent best on Court One on Monday. The 37-year-old American, aiming for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, produced 19 unforced errors, including a bizarre mistake when she leaned over the net to […]

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Serena says she’s available for mixed doubles as Murray seeks partner https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-says-shes-available-mixed-doubles-murray-seeks-partner/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-says-shes-available-mixed-doubles-murray-seeks-partner/#respond Sat, 29 Jun 2019 18:05:42 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=197146 Serena Williams ignited talk of a dream-team partnership with home favorite Andy Murray after declaring her availability for the Wimbledon mixed doubles on Saturday. Murray returned from a five-month injury lay-off last week to win the men’s doubles title at Queen’s Club with Feliciano Lopez and is entered with Pierre-Hugues Herbert at Wimbledon. The 32-year-old, […]

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Serena knew she had no chance at French Open, says Coach https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-knew-no-chance-french-open-says-coach/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-knew-no-chance-french-open-says-coach/#respond Mon, 03 Jun 2019 07:47:41 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=192824 Serena Williams’ coach Patrick Mouratoglou had written off her chances of winning this year’s French Open even before she lost to fellow American Sofia Kenin in the third round on Saturday. “Honestly, if Serena didn’t lose this one she would probably lose next round, or when the top players would have been the other side […]

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Serena withdraws from Miami Open https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-withdraws-miami-open/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-withdraws-miami-open/#respond Sun, 24 Mar 2019 05:24:31 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=181352 Serena Williams has withdrawn from the Miami Open with a left knee injury, tournament officials said on Saturday. It is the second consecutive WTA event in which the American has been unable to continue, after her retirement from last week’s tournament in Indian Wells with a viral illness. “I am disappointed to withdraw from the […]

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Serena Williams knocked out of Australian Open https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-williams-knocked-australian-open/ https://thenewsguru.com/sports/serena-williams-knocked-australian-open/#respond Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:23:17 +0000 https://www.thenewsguru.com/?p=171264 Serena Williams says she “did not choke” after missing four match points as Czech seventh seed Karolina Pliskova won the final six games to win a dramatic Australian Open quarter-final. The 37-year-old American, going for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title, led 5-1 in the decider but lost 6-4 4-6 7-5 in Melbourne. “I […]

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