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October 10, 2018 11:56 AM Serena for Aussie Open

Seven-time champion Serena Williams will be back at the Australian Open tennis tournament in 2019 having missed her title defence this year after giving birth, organisers said yesterday. The 23-time Grand Slam winner, who won on her last appearance in 2017 while pregnant, will be joined in January’s tournament by double Melbourne Park champion Victoria 15

September 4, 2018 4:25 AM Colin Kaepernick to be face of new Nike ad campaign

An American football star who sparked a furore by kneeling during the national anthem has been unveiled as the new face of a major advertising campaign. Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick will front Nike’s “Just Do It” 30th anniversary campaign, reports said. In 2016 Kaepernick refused to stand for the anthem in protest at police 41

August 17, 2018 4:52 AM Serena Williams learned just before Johanna Konta loss that half-sister’s killer had been freed

Serena Williams says she discovered that the man convicted of killing her half-sister had been released on parole just minutes before her match with Johanna Konta last month. Briton Konta inflicted the worst defeat of Williams’ career, winning 6-1 6-0 in the first round of the Silicon Valley Classic in San Jose. “I couldn’t shake it out of my mind,” said the 23-time 22

October 11, 2017 2:53 AM Aussie Open ‘top of Serena’s mind’

MELBOURNE — Australian Open organisers said they were hopeful of a stunning return by new mum Serena Williams (pictured) in January as they raised the winners’ prize money to a bumper $3,1 million yesterday. Injured former world number ones Novak Djokovic and Andy Murray, along with Kei Nishikori and Stan Wawrinka, are set to be back in action in time for the tennis 18

June 12, 2017 11:21 AM French Open 2017: What Roland Garros Results Mean for Tournament's Biggest Stars

Rafael Nadal won a historic 10th French Open title after beating Stan Wawrinka in straight sets at Roland Garros on Sunday. In the process, Nadal showcased his potential to win at Wimbledon. However, winning at the All England Club will be a tall order, since it will require overcoming the likes of Roger Federer, Andy Murray, Novak Djokovic and beaten 35

April 26, 2017 7:49 PM 'Best feeling in world' as Sharapova wins on return

Stuttgart - Maria Sharapova marked her return from a 15-month doping ban on Wednesday with a rusty 7-5, 6-3 win over Roberta Vinci in Stuttgart, describing victory as the "best feeling in the world". Sharapova, the former world number one and five-time Grand Slam champion, brushed off a nervous start to eventually claim a convincing win on her controversial 23

April 20, 2017 10:09 PM Serena Williams is pregnant, to go on leave

NEW YORK — Serena Williams is going on maternity leave, sending social media into overdrive. Williams, the best women’s tennis player of this era and one of the world’s most prominent athletes, confirmed on Wednesday that she was pregnant and expecting her first child later this year. Williams (35) has not played a match since winning her 23rd Grand 55

April 20, 2017 1:03 AM Serena Williams's pregnancy confirmed

WORLD number two Serena Williams is pregnant and due in the autumn, her representative has confirmed. The 35-year-old earlier posted a picture of herself on Snapchat posing in a mirror with the message: "20 weeks" before deleting the post. This includes three Grand Slams - the French Open, Wimbledon and US Open. Williams, who will return to world number 8

April 19, 2017 10:25 PM Oh, Baby! Serena Williams' Journey From Drake Drama to Under-the-Radar Happiness

Drake and Williams had been friends for quite some time, and at the time of the Great Cincinnati Cuddle-Off E! News learned that they had been dating for about a month. The relationship was instant tabloid fodder and the Twitterverse, naturally, exploded. From that point on pretty much nothing that they did as a couple could be kept a secret. According 71

April 19, 2017 6:25 PM Serena Williams is Pregnant!

The 35-year-old star took to Snapchat on Wednesday (19Apr17) and revealed she is 20 weeks along. Williams is engaged to Reddit co-founder Alexis Ohanian, 33. This will be their first child. The big reveal came a day after the loved-up couple shared a post-Easter snap from a beach vacation. Serena wrote: “I came home. A little late. Someone had a bag packed 72