Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

LONDON - As has become customary for Serena Williams of late, she got off to a rocky...also would complete a self-styled "Serena Slam" of four major titles in a row, something...be their first Grand Slam meeting since Serena won the 2009 Wimbledon final, and their...

Michaux: Can Serena, Spieth complete Grand Slams?

...months being whether Jordan Spieth and Serena Williams can finish off the elusive calendar...would complete Williams' second "Serena Slam" since she's won the last three...think about it. I'm more focused on the Serena Slam. Well, forget all that, I just...

Serena Williams is focus of attention at Wimbledon

Serena Williams heads to Wimbledon halfway to a Grand Slam.If it were up to her, no one would notice.Williams prefers to downplay...

Serena Williams continues her pursuit of Grand Slam

PARIS - Serena Williams was only a few hours' removed from her second...the 33-year-old American said. "I've got a 'Serena Slam,' and I'm close to another 'Serena Slam.'"Williams won the U.S. Open last September...

Novak Djokovic focused on defending mens' title at Wimbledon

...makes it back to the final this year, she could end up facing Serena Williams. The top-seeded American, who is looking to win...beat her. But it's still long way if I'm going to meet Serena here."The other woman in the mix is Maria Sharapova, the...

Serena Williams rallies to advance; Maria Sharapova ousted from French Open

PARIS - For the third match in a row at the French Open, Serena Williams was oddly out of sorts at the outset and dropped the opening...this," Williams said. "Believe me, I'm thinking, 'OK, Serena, pull yourself together.'"

Serena Williams wins French Open for third time

PARIS - What started out as a stroll became quite a struggle for Serena Williams.After going up by a set and two breaks in the French Open final Saturday, she double-faulted away that lead. Then...

Serena Williams rallies past Azarenka in third-round French Open match

PARIS - At the outset, Serena Williams was grimacing and cursing and, worst of all, losing by a lot.Then, suddenly, the 19-time Grand Slam singles champion...

Serena Williams tries to regain her strength before final

PARIS - There are two key questions going into the French Open women's final today between Serena Williams and Lucie Safarova.One is: How healthy will Williams be as she tries to win a third title at Roland Garros and 20th...

Ailing Serena Williams makes French Open final

PARIS - At changeovers in her French Open semifinal, an ill Serena Williams walked ever so slowly to the sideline, where even lowering herself to sit seemed difficult.With the temperature nearing...