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PLAYERS: Serena Williams
  Tennis star Serena Williams has never been shy about branching off into other areas of entertainment. Next up for the tennis ace, an animated feature with a tennis theme, naturally titled WimbleToad. Get it like the Grand Slam tournament she just won. How creative. Williams will executive produce the project along with Exodus Film [...]

Serena Williams Defends Stanford Title

Eight days after winning her fifth Wimbledon title, Serena Williams came back from a set point down in the opening set to topple lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday to claim a second consecutive Bank of the West title at Stanford.   “I think I played well enough to win today. I think I can do a lot better,” said a jet-lagged Williams, “but there are a lot of positives...

Serena Williams through to the semis at the Bank of the West Classic

  By David Sweet STANFORD, California - Serena Williams was visibly tired when she took the court against Chanelle Scheepers in the first night match.  She was still on European time – she admitted in her follow up news conference.  This allowed Scheepers to keep pace with Williams through the first set, but after trading a few breaks Williams found her form. She then won...

Serena tops Vandeweghe at Stanford

Serena Williams overcame a shaky start and two service breaks to beat lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe 7-5, 6-3 on Sunday for her second straight Bank of the West Classic title. Eight days after winning Wimbledon, Williams saved a set point and won the final four games of the opening set. It was the 43rd WTA Tour championship of Williams' career, tying older sister Venus for the...

Serena, Vandeweghe in Stanford final

Serena Williams' final tuneup for the London Olympics will be an All-American affair. Williams overpowered Romania's Sorana Cirstea 6-1, 6-2 in the Bank of the West Classic on Saturday night to set up the first all-American WTA final on home soil in eight years against lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe. "It's cool," Williams said. "Everybody's always asking...

Serena Williams to face Coco Vandeweghe in the Bank of the West finals

  By David Sweet STANFORD,  California – Defending champion Serena Williams will play lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe in the final at the Bank of the West Classic tournament held on Stanford University’s campus.  The two had very different paths to the finals. Sorana Cirstea Williams essentially stream rolled over all her competition.  This includes the 6-1 6-2 semifinal over...

Passing Shots from Wimbledon 2012

  Aces – Most Men: 98 – Philip Kohlschreiber (from five matches). Ladies: 102 – Serena Williams (all-time record).   Attendance Attendance was 484,805.   Catering 12,000 bananas (for players). 142,000 portions of strawberries. 1 million separate transactions made.   Centre Court Roof Closed at some stage during the day owing to poor weather on 9 of 13 days. Men’s...

America votes on sexiest Wimbledon star: Maria Sharapova??

The dust has officially settled on the 2012 Wimbledon tournament and Serena Williams has been crowned champ – but how does she stack up in a contest for the sexiest Wimbledon competitor? The sports experts at Pornhub, took one of their surveys to find out what America thought. According to the results, the foxy  Maria Sharapova snatched the top spot with 54% of the votes, followed...
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