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Maria Sharapova will play for gold in the Olympic tennis final.
The third-seeded Sharapova defeated Russian teammate Maria Kirilenko 6-2, 6-3 in the semifinals at Wimbledon on Friday. She hit a forehand drive volley past Kirilenko on match point.
On Saturday, Sharapova will play either No. 1 Victoria Azarenka or Wimbledon champion Serena Williams.
Sharapova has won four Grand Slam titles, including the French Open this year. She missed the Beijing Olympics in 2008 because of a shoulder injury.
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Serena Williams was completely dominant in her win over Maria Sharapova to claim another Olympic gold medal for the US.
Serena Williams will play Maria Sharapova for the Olympic gold medal on Saturday as both women put in dominating performances against their opponents in their respective semifinals on Friday at Wimbledon. The winner of the match will have a career “golden slam” – winning all four tennis majors plus an Olympic gold medal.
Williams completely dominated No. 1 Victoria Azarenka...
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...
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 Williams says she finds the Olympics at Wimbledon relaxing because of the festive atmosphere, and her matches have certainly been nothing to tense up about.
Williams won another blowout Friday, this time against the world's No. 1-ranked player, beating Victoria Azarenka 6-1, 6-2. Williams clinched the first singles medal of her career, and she'll play first-time Olympian...
She was in the city of kings and queens. People were sipping champagne and eating strawberries and cream. And Serena Williams had just ascended to the throne of tennis, becoming the second woman after Steffi Graf to win all four Grand Slam titles and an Olympic gold in singles.
Over the previous 63 minutes on the hallowed grounds of Wimbledon, Williams had absolutely obliterated...
Serena Williams became only the second woman to complete a career Golden Slam when she won her first Olympic singles gold medal Saturday by beating Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1.
The victory completed a remarkable run of domination by the No. 4-seeded Williams, who lost only 17 games in her six matches. She went 13-0 this summer at the All England Club, where she won her fifth Wimbledon...
Serena Williams will take on No. 1 Victoria Azarenka, while Maria Sharapova will play countrywoman Maria Kirilenko in the semifinals of the Women’s Olympic tournament at Wimbledon.
Williams destroyed Caroline Wozniacki 6-0, 6-3. During the match , Williams amazed spectators with and off-balance left-handed forehand.
“I haven’t practiced it in a couple of months,” Williams...
Serena Williams dominated Maria Sharapova 6-0, 6-1 to win the women’s tennis gold medal at the Olympics. To celebrate the gold medal, Williams crip walked. Yes, on TV and at the Olympics.
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“The women’s final will feature two of the sport’s sweethearts,” Pat O’Brien speaking on the Bravo channel. I never really thought of Maria Sharapova or Serena Williams as “sweethearts”. Maybe I’ve been watching a different sport than Mr. O’Brien over the last 20 years since both women have struck me as being… well let’s just [...]
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Seremna Williams claimed gold when she beat Maria Sharapova in the 2012 Olympics on Saturday, and then she claimed something else when she performed a crip walk. The dance was caught on camera, and you can see the little jig below. Serena took gold in very convincing fashion winning 6-0, 6-1.
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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 [...]
Here is Saturdays schedule of Olympic events across the networks of NBC: NBC 9 a.m. – 6 p.m. ET 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT 7 a.m. – 4 p.m. MT 6 a.m. – 3 p.m. PT Women’s Tennis – Singles Gold Medal Final: Serena Williams (U.S.) vs. Maria Sharapova (Russia) (LIVE) Men’s Beach Volleyball
In a rare reversal of the typical policy, NBC will televise daytime coverage of the 2012 London Olympics live in all time zones this weekend. Daytime coverage of the 2012 Summer Olympics will air live in all time zones on Saturday and Sunday, NBC announced Friday. The telecasts will feature the gold medal matches in tennis (Serena Williams vs. Maria Sharapova on Saturday and Roger...