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© Sony Open Tennis Serena Williams is powering her way through the Sony Open draw hoping for a record 6th trophy in her hometown tourney. She is wearing the summered-up version of the tennis dress she wore in Australia earlier this year. It's the Nike Pleated Knit Dress in White with Atomic Teal, Violet Force and Volt, $90. Perfect colors for springtime in Miami and on court here; could the setting be any more color coordinated? Find it at Nike.com, Tennis-Warehouse ($20 bucks off at the moment) and Nike tennis retailers worldwide.
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Here's a sneak peek at the documentary about Venus and Serena Williams that they reportedly weren't too happy with. The sisters objected to the way father, Richard, ended up coming across in the film. Not exactly sure what that means, but I sure can't wait to find out.
The Williams sisters have been notoriously private over the years, barely letting anyone outside...
Perhaps only Serena Williams can sleep walk through a set and a half and still beat a player as accomplished as Dominika Cibulkova.
Williams was trailing the 14th-ranked Slovak 2-6, 1-4 before turning it around to reach the quarterfinals of the Sony Open, a tournament she has already won five times, by 2-6, 6-4, 6-2.
At the beginning it was dire. Serena's feet didn't move...
Serena Williams, who has the potential to blow anyone off a tennis court, has been keeping things interesting here at the Sony Open.
Just to make sure her army of South Florida fans don't get complacent, Serena keeps having to dig herself out of difficult situations. On a sunny but cool afternoon, Serena found herself down set point at 2-5 in the second set against China'...
No matter what you think of the Williams sisters, their rise to the top of the tennis world is one of the most intriguing stories in sports. Now, in a new documentary titled, "Venus and Serena" you will be relive their journey from unlikely prodigies living in Compton to future tennis hall of fame inductees. The movie debuts on iTunes on April 4th, and in theaters on...
Five-time champion Serena Williams advanced Tuesday to the Sony Open semifinals and tied the women's record for career victories in the tournament by beating No. 5-seeded Li Na 6-3, 7-6 (5).
The top-ranked Williams overcame six double-faults and rallied in the second set from a 5-2 deficit. She hit six winners in the tiebreaker, including a forehand passing shot cross-court...
(March 26, 2013) MIAMI – The score might indicate an otherwise straight sets 6-3, 7-6(5) quarterfinal victory for Serena Williams over Li Na. But this was no walk in the park for the world No. 1, who was coming off a tough three-set win over Dominika Cibulkova on Monday. Williams looked a step slow, [...]
Li Na in action at the Sony Open
By Jane Voigt
MIAMI, FL (March 25, 2013 )– Li Na was up 5-1 in the first set against Spanish teen and wildcard, Gabine Muguruza, before she started to think. To think about what it would be like to win the match — she was in a good spot, or so she thought.
“I was feeling pretty good. (I) should continued,” Li said. “Maybe I think too much...
After a couple of shaky starts in her previous matches, Serena Williams saved her fans any more heart palpitations by crushing the defending champion, Agnieszka Radwanska, 6-0, 6-3 in 1 hour, 5 minutes under the lights Thursday in a semi-final of the Sony Open.
Radwanska had only won one set off Serena in four previous meetings and from the first ball there did not seem much chance...
(March 25, 2013) Serena Williams escaped a major challenge from Dominika Cibulkova on Monday coming back from a set and 1-4 down to complete the win. In her post-match news conference she spoke about the “two Serenas” and her mid-life crisis at 30. Q. So there are two Serenas sometimes? SERENA WILLIAMS: Yeah. I’m talking [...]
By Amy Fetherolf (March 25, 2013) MIAMI — For a set and half, it looked like the Sony Open was about to lose another high profile player to an upset, as World No. 14 Dominika Cibulkova cruised to a 6-2, 4-1 lead over Serena Williams. But Williams managed to find her game in time, rallying [...]
By Kevin Ware (March 28, 2013) MIAMI – In spite of injuries, illness, upsets, and withdrawals by the dozens, my initial selections for the Women’s semifinals held (mostly) true to form with three out of four correct picks: Maria Sharapova, Serena Williams, and Agnieszka Radwanska. Jelena Jankovic occupies the fourth spot left open from Victoria [...]
Serena Williams at the Sony Open Tennis
By Jane Voigt
MIAMI, FL (March 26, 2013) — As the Miami Heat reached for NBA history, notching its 27th consecutive win yesterday, Serena Williams did them one better when she solidified her name in tennis history. By defeating Li Na in today’s quarterfinal, Williams tied Steffi Graf‘s record of 59 Sony Open Tennis match wins, although...
Dominika Cibulkova lost a tough match to Serena Williams yesterday, but not for the reasons you would think.
Long after the last point of a match is won (or lost), it is unlikely to be remembered by its combatants’ first serve percentages or backhand errors. No, in the immediate aftermath of a match, especially at a big tournament like the Sony Open in Miami, how a match is remembered...
SONY OPEN TENNIS Miami, FL, USA March 19-31, 2013 Hard/Outdoors Results – Tuesday, March 26, 2013 WTA Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (5) Li Na (CHN) 63 76(5) (4) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. (30) Kirsten Flipkens (BEL) 46 64 62 WTA Doubles – Quarterfinals (1) Errani/Vinci (ITA/ITA) d. (7) Mattek-Sands/Mirza (USA/IND) 61 [...]
Miami, FL, USA March 19-31, 2013 Hard/Outdoors Results – Thursday, March 28, 2013 WTA Singles – Semifinals (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (4) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 60 63 (3) Maria Sharapova (RUS) d. (22) Jelena Jankovic (SRB) 62 61 ATP Singles – Quarterfinals  A Murray (GBR) d  M Cilic (CRO) 64 63  [...]