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Serena Williams conquered tennis on British soil in dominant fashion on Saturday, but the American flag marking her feat was less resolute. Williams won the gold medal in women's tennis at Wimbledon over Maria Sharapova, then took to the medal stand as the "Star-Spangled Banner" played and the flags of the countries of the top three victors were hoisted into the air. As the familiar strains of the national anthem played through the venue that's akin to British tradition and reign, though, the American flag representing Williams' top finish failed to support the moment. It slipped from its holder, falling...
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A day after completing a career Golden Slam, Serena Williams still wants more.
Williams says she wants to defend her women's Olympic tennis singles gold medal in four years time at the Rio de Janeiro Games ''unless an act of God doesn't allow me to.''
The 14-time Grand Slam singles champion says she has no plans on slowing down, especially after battling...
American tennis star Serena Williams yesterday won the women's singles tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics as she defeated Russia's Maria Sharapova in three sets.
After the victory, Serena got down and dirty with a celebratory crip walk:
Serena Williams has recaptured her old form. Despite entering the women's singles tournament at the 2012 Summer Olympics as the No. 4 seed, Williams dominated the field, losing only 17 games in her six matches en route to capturing her first career singles gold medal. Williams didn't leave any doubt in the gold medal match, either. It took her about 30 minutes to finish off...
We admit that Serena Williams didn’t make this year’s COED list of the Hottest Women of Wimbledon. Maybe we’ve even neglected her amongst our other favorite Olympians—but Serena...
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Wimbledon was the scene of two firsts on Saturday. Serena Williams captured her first Olympic gold medal in singles play. Then, she followed it up by being undoubtedly the first person to crip walk on the grounds at Wimbledon.
We’ll go ahead and concede that she probably should have not celebrated her victory with a dance that was originated by a deadly gang called the Crips in...
Venus and Serena Williams clinched at least a silver medal in Olympic doubles Saturday when they beat Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova of Russia 7-5, 6-4 in the semifinals.
Venus seeks a record fourth tennis gold medal, while Serena is trying to win her second gold this weekend. She beat Maria Sharapova in the final of singles earlier in the day.
The Williamses never faced a break...
Earlier today Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to earn an Olympic singles gold medal at the Centre Court at Wimbledon. The gold adds to her already impressive singles resume that includes five Australian Open championships, one French Open crown, five Wimbledon titles, and three triumphs at U.S. Open. Serena is now the only [...]
Serena Williams teamed with big sister Venus to win the women's
doubles title at the Olympics on Sunday, adding to the gold she won
a day earlier in singles.
Serena Williams is from COMPTON. So while it may not have been “proper” after Serena beat Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 for a Gold medal and achieving a Golden Slam, Serena “crip walked” in victory!! Williams becomes only the second woman to complete a career Golden Slam- a singles Career Grand Slam plus the Olympic gold [...]
Serena crushed Maria Sharapova in straight sets (6-1, 6-0) to capture her first singles Olympic gold. And...the American flag was so happy it just wanted to hug her.
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The Olympics changed Wimbledon, which became a more lively, colorful place, from the purple backstops to tennis outfits of every hue.
And Wimbledon changed Olympic tennis, too, raising the profile of an event that has long operated in the shadows of the games' more traditional sports.
The tournament drew big crowds and made big headlines, especially during the final weekend...
On Saturday night, with the London Eye glittering and turning and Big Ben ticking and glowing above the stadium, the United States continued its dominating excellence in beach volleyball, the sport it invented nearly a century ago.
If you didn't have tickets to watch Michael Phelps' dramatic goodbye and Serena Williams' remarkable night, the right place to be was above...