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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open Citing Achilles Injury – Bay News 9
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Serena Williams Withdraws From French Open Citing Achilles Injury – Bay News 9

PARIS — Tennis icon Serena Williams has withdrawn from the French Open Wednesday citing an achilles injury, ending her quest for a record-tying 24th Grand Slam title. What You Need To Know Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open due to an achilles injury Williams was seeking a 24th Grand Slam title, which would tie the…

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Serena Williams pulls out of French Open with injury – WAtoday
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Serena Williams pulls out of French Open with injury – WAtoday

Serena Williams withdrew from the French Open with an Achilles tendon injury on Wednesday shortly before she was supposed to face Tsvetana Pironkova in the second round.The 39-year-old American, a three-time former champion at Roland Garros, was striving to claim a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title.”Struggling to walk,” Williams told a news conference. “I felt…

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For Serena Williams, the French Open Has Delivered Telling Highs and Lows – The New York Times
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For Serena Williams, the French Open Has Delivered Telling Highs and Lows – The New York Times

On TennisThe greatness of Williams has been largely defined by her success at Wimbledon, the United States Open and the Australian Open. But her history in Paris is a clear illustration of her resilience.Serena Williams won the 2015 French Open in one of her grittiest performances ever, playing through a flu.Credit…Clive Brunskill/Getty ImagesSept. 30, 2020,…

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French Open: Serena, Kvitova, Bertens Progress To 2nd Round – Leadership Newspapers
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French Open: Serena, Kvitova, Bertens Progress To 2nd Round – Leadership Newspapers

Serena Williams made a slow but successful start to her latest pursuit of a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title, with a 7-6 (7/2), 6-0 win over Kristie Ahn in the French Open first round. World number 102 Ahn served for the opening set at 5-4 but Williams forced a tie-break she dominated before charging through…

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Serena Williams reveals one of her best breakup stories – Tennis World USA
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Serena Williams reveals one of her best breakup stories – Tennis World USA

Serena Williams talked with two of her friends, Diondria (she knows her since the 4th grade) and Ciana (who had lived with Serena for a number of years), about the most interesting breakup stories of their lives. Here’s what the 23 times Grand Slam winner stepped forward with. “This guy took me to the beach…

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Serena Williams into second round at French Open – TSN
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Serena Williams into second round at French Open – TSN

PARIS — No matter how much success they’ve had over the years, and to this day, Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal both profess to deal with doubts.Both began this French Open with straight-set victories against overmatched foes in Court Philippe Chatrier on Monday.And both have something significant at stake over the coming two weeks: a…

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Serena digs deep to find way past Ahn into second round – Stabroek News
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Serena digs deep to find way past Ahn into second round – Stabroek News

PARIS, (Reuters) – Sixth seed Serena Williams battled sluggish conditions to defeat fellow American Kristie Ahn 7-6(2) 6-0 to begin her French Open campaign yesterday.Playing an opponent she beat in straight sets at the same stage at the U.S. Open less than a month ago, Williams found herself struggling to win points on Court Philippe-Chatrier…

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“Big Fan of Both”: Serena Williams Pays Tribute To Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at French Op … – Essentially Sports
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“Big Fan of Both”: Serena Williams Pays Tribute To Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer at French Op … – Essentially Sports

The No.6 seed Serena Williams advanced to the second round of the French Open 2020. Williams thrashed fellow American Kristie Ahn in straight sets, handling Ahn a bagel in the second set. Williams is aiming to equal Margaret Court’s record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles and has unfortunately lost in her last four Grand…

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Serena Williams pulls out of Rome with Achilles injury – Sportskeeda
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Serena Williams pulls out of Rome with Achilles injury – Sportskeeda

Serena Williams has pulled out of the Internazionali d’Italia tournament in Rome, citing an Achilles injury.The US Open semi-finalist entered the WTA Tour event with the intention of gaining match practice on clay before the upcoming French Open.That delayed grand slam takes place from September 27 to October 11 in Paris, switched from its original May…

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US Open Day 10: Serena, Medvedev return to semifinals – Australian Open
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US Open Day 10: Serena, Medvedev return to semifinals – Australian Open

Serena Williams stands just two wins away from a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam singles title after winning her US Open quarterfinal over Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday. Daniil Medvedev followed Williams into Arthur Ashe Stadium and dismantled fellow Russian Andrey Rublev to return to the final four in New York. Williams will meet Victoria Azarenka in…

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Serena Williams edges out Tsvetana Pironkova to reach US Open semi-finals against Victoria Azarenka – Sky Sports
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Serena Williams edges out Tsvetana Pironkova to reach US Open semi-finals against Victoria Azarenka – Sky Sports

The 23-time Grand Slam champion will face old foe Victoria Azarenka in the semi-finals By Emma Thurston Last Updated: 10/09/20 2:16pm Serena Williams stayed on course to match Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24 Grand Slam singles titles Serena Williams fought back from a set and a break down to beat Tsvetana Pironkova and progress…

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‘It’s how you finish’: Serena Williams into Open semifinals – WSOC Charlotte
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‘It’s how you finish’: Serena Williams into Open semifinals – WSOC Charlotte

NEW YORK — (AP) — They were just two particular points from Serena Williams’ latest three-set comeback at the U.S. Open, yet they were pivotal and consisted of the sorts of lengthy exchanges filled with athleticism and brilliance that in any other, non-pandemic year would be marked by thousands of folks rising to their feet…

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U.S. Open: Serena drops first set before rallying to reach to semifinals – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel
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U.S. Open: Serena drops first set before rallying to reach to semifinals – Kennebec Journal & Morning Sentinel

Serena Williams reacts during her quarterfinal win over Tsvetana Pironkova, of Bulgaria, on Wednesday. Williams is now two wins from her 24th Grand Slam title. Seth Wenig/Associated Press NEW YORK — They were just two particular points from Serena Williams’ latest three-set comeback at the U.S. Open, yet they were pivotal and consisted of the…

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US OPEN: Favorite Serena survives Pironkova scare to reach semis – The Streetjournal
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US OPEN: Favorite Serena survives Pironkova scare to reach semis – The Streetjournal

Serena Williams of the United Sates returns the ball during her game against Maria Sharapova of Russia during for the Round 1 women’s Singles match at the 2019 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on August 26, 2019 (Photo by Kena Betancur / AFP)Serena Williams was forced…

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‘It’s how you finish’: Serena Williams into Open semifinals – WHIO Radio
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‘It’s how you finish’: Serena Williams into Open semifinals – WHIO Radio

NEW YORK — (AP) — They were just two particular points from Serena Williams’ latest three-set comeback at the U.S. Open, yet they were pivotal and consisted of the sorts of lengthy exchanges filled with athleticism and brilliance that in any other, non-pandemic year would be marked by thousands of folks rising to their feet…

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