As the temperature soars in Melbourne, US tennis star Serena Williams has denied feeling any pressure as the favourite to win the Australian Open.
Serena Williams has insisted winning wasn't her main priority in the Australian Open and having fun was more important.
Serena Williams, who wants to win more Grand Slam titles than any other player, has not ruled out being able to play until she is 40 years old.
Serena William's claim that she is "a bit disappointed" with her 2013 season indicates her desire to break a few records.
World No. 1 Serena Williams has captured her fifth US Open title - and second in a row - by outplaying second-ranked Victoria Azarenka.
The world number one was at her lethal best as she crushed Simona Halep 6-0 6-4 to romp into the semi-finals of the Western and Southern Open.
Germany's Sabine Lisicki followed-up her shock defeat of Serena Williams with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Kaia Kanepi to reach her second Wimbledon semifinal.
Serena Williams' partnership with her French coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, has transformed her career.
The past is irrelevant for Maria Sharapova as she prepares to face up to the steamroller that is Serena Williams in Saturday's French Open final.
Serena Williams, who won six of the last seven games and beat Svetlana Kuznetsova, has reached her first semifinal in a decade at the French Open.
Williams bludgeoned her way to another lopsided win on Sunday as she continued her quest for a second French Open title, 11 years after her first.
Serena Williams says she hopes to improve her game for the French Open after easing into the Rome Open final with a 6-3, 6-0 win over Simona Halep.
Rafael Nadal has edged closer to a possible Madrid Masters semifinal showdown against Roger Federer by easing past Russia's Mikhail Youzhny.
Serena Williams only had three days to make the transition to clay, and it showed a few times as she won her opening match at the Family Circle Cup.
All week, Serena Williams played down the prospect of returning to No. 1, but when it happened, she couldn't stop the tears from flowing.
Serena Williams overcame a feisty challenge from Ayumi Morita at the start of second set but recovered to swat aside the Japanese 6-1 6-3.
Serena Williams has recovered from a nasty fall and painful ankle injury to blast her way into the second round of the Australian Open.
Serena Williams has a simple plan as she enters the twilight of her career. One tournament at a time. Oh, and have some fun.
On a visit to SA, Serena and Venus Williams emphasised their desire to inspire youngsters --- and took part in a tennis clinic in Soweto.