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Flushing sorrows: Serena targets 24

Williams is looking to put last year’s US Open final trauma behind her and equal Margaret Court’s record of Grand Slam titles

‘My goal is to win Wimbledon,’ says teen Gauff after Venus shock

The teenage American, who was not even born when Williams won her first two Wimbledon singles titles, showed not an ounce of fear on Court One

Williams sisters to clash for 30th time as Cornet shrugs off US Open sexism storm

Friday's match will be the earliest the sisters have met at a Slam since the 1998 Australian Open

Serena powers into Wimbledon quarters, last top 10 seed falls

Williams races into her 13th Wimbledon quarter-final after the seven-time champion thrashed Rodina 6-2, 6-2 in a Centre Court masterclass

Federer, Serena in Wimbledon masterclass as Wozniacki crashes

Serena Williams powered to her 16th successive win in Wednesday's second round action

‘Overjoyed’ Venus salutes Wimbledon as female stars take over show courts

Whether women continue to get equal playing time on Centre and Court One remains to be seen

Slice of life: I walk like Serena now

Playing tennis with Serena Williams inspired me to carry on strong and do well in tennis. It raised my self-esteem.

Serena Williams expecting baby this year

In December Williams announced her engagement to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, first sharing the news on the social media site.

The weekly pop sack: It’s going to be a long four years

How, in 2017, a president is calling immigrants “illegal aliens” and forcing Mexico to foot the bill for a barrier reminiscent of the Berlin Wall.

Sharapova survives to reach Brisbane semifinals

Maria Sharapova recovered her serve to beat Kaia Kanepi and advance to the Brisbane International semifinals.

Venus Williams’s battle to beat Czech competitor Hlavackova

Despite her win, seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams found it hard to dominate Andrea Hlavackova at the Auckland Classic.

Venus Williams denied fastest serve in absence of technology

Due to radar guns, which measure service speeds, not being deployed, Venus Williams won't be able to better her fastest serve world record.

Sharapova outs Williams of Australian Open in decisive win

Second seed Maria Sharapova has sent Venus Williams crashing out of the Australian Open in a crushing straight sets defeat in the third round.

Clijsters defeats Venus Williams in farewell match

Former number one Kim Clijsters has ended her career with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Venus Williams in a ceremonial farewell match.

Williams sisters break the mould

On a visit to SA, Serena and Venus Williams emphasised their desire to inspire youngsters --- and took part in a tennis clinic in Soweto.

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