Serena keen to 'move on' from US Open row
Serena Williams says she is trying to "move on" from the meltdown that overshadowed her US Open final loss but remains perplexed at her coach's admission he illegally signalled to her.
A jury of her peers
In “A Jury of Her Peers”, a short story written in 1917 by Susan Glaspell, two female characters are able to solve a mystery that the male characters cannot. Loosely based on the 1900 murder of John Hossack which Glaspell covered while working as a journalist for the Des Moines Daily, it is seen as…
Naomi Osaka: The birth of a new tennis star
Standing on the baseline in the largest tennis stadium in the world, the Arthur Ashe Stadium in New York, 20-year-old Haitian-Japanese, Naomi Osaka, was attempting to do the unthinkable, beat the 23 Grand Slam Champion and multiple Olympic Gold medalist, Serena Williams in straight sets, in front of her home crowd. Born to a Haitian…
Japan's Osaka has 'no regrets' over chaotic US Open final
Japan's Naomi Osaka has refused to criticise Serena Williams after her historic US Open victory was overshadowed by the American's furious row with the chair umpire.
Defiant Australian Paper Reprints 'Racist' Serena Cartoon
Remember the caricature of Serena throwing a tantrum at the US Open that infuriated people online on Monday, 10 September 2018? Well, it's happened again. An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page today, slapping aside "politically correct" accusations that the drawing was racist and sexist. Melbourne's…
Ripples of the U.S. Open’s women finals
History was made in many fronts when Naomi Osaka defeated her idol, Serena Williams to win her first major title. As her triumph heralded the advent of a new generation in the women’s game, the ripples of the controversial match continue to dominate the world of tennis. It has pitched the sport’s governing body, International…
Australian Cartoonist Under Fire For 'Racist' Serena Sketch
An Australian cartoonist faced withering criticism on Tuesday for portraying tennis superstar Serena Williams using -- what Harry Potter author JK Rowling described as -- "racist and sexist tropes". Mark Knight's caricature, published in Melbourne's Herald Sun newspaper on Monday, showed a butch and fat-lipped Williams throwing a temper tantrum at the US Open. In…
Aussie Open chief urges coaching clarity after Serena row
World tennis chiefs need to clarify their position on in-match coaching to prevent another incident after Serena Williams' US Open meltdown, the head of the Australian Open said Monday.
Serena fined $17,000 after US Open final outburst
Serena Williams has been fined $17,000 by the US Tennis Association in the wake her outburst during a controversial US Open final loss to Japan's Naomi Osaka.
Serena: 'I am not a cheat', accuses tennis of 'sexism'
Serena Williams insisted she was not cheating in the US Open final on Saturday before accusing the sport which has made her a global icon and multi-millionaire of sexism.
Watch Husband Ohanian's Touching Celebration Of Serena's Run To US Open Final
Serena Williams's husband Alexis Ohanian celebrated her return to the US Open final with a touching Twitter tribute interspersing video of her on-court exploits and the first days of their daughter Olympia a year ago. Williams suffered life-threatening complications after the birth on September 1 of last year, requiring four surgeries to deal with blood…