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Serena Williams wins the 2015 Australian Open

Serena Williams 33, beat Maria Sharapova to win her sixth Australian Open and 19th Grand Slam title. The American world No.1 served superbly to win a pulsating final 6-3 7-6 (7-5 This not the first time Russia’s Maria Sharapova  has lots to Serena. Serena has now beaten  Sharapova, the world No.2, 16 times in a row dating back to 2004. “I have to congratulate Maria, she played a wonderful match and she really pushed me, She played so well and gave me a great final not only for the fans, but for women’s tennis. I’m really honoured to play her in...

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Super Woman Serena Secures Year-End No. 1 for the 4th time

Serena Williams is officially the WTA year-end No.1 for a 4th time, Serena previously won in 2002, 2009 and 2013. “It’s pretty awesome, I never, never thought I would be playing this long. Or if I were playing this long, I figured I’d be playing doubles. Definitely not being No.1 in the world in singles” Serena Williams Serena credits her success to her personality … “My personality is I’m a fighter, as you can see, and I never give up. I work very, very hard for everything. Whether it’s my serve or return, I work hard for everything. And it’s good...

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Tennis Chief Suspended After Insulting Venus and Serena

Russian tennis chief Shamil Tarpischev apologized Saturday for referring to Serena and Venus Williams as the “Williams brothers” during a TV chat show. Tarpischev, who is also a member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has already been carpeted by the WTA for “insulting and demeaning” remarks about the American siblings, being hit with a $25,000 fine and a one-year ban from tennis activities. Tarpischev is the chairman of the Kremlin Cup tournament in Moscow which is finishing this weekend and has held a string of leading positions in sports administration. He made the faux pas on a light...

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