Found January 15, 2012 on
New York Times Sports:
Serena Williams has not played competitive mixed doubles since the Hopman Cup in 2008, and Andy Roddick has not played doubles of any kind at a Grand Slam event since Wimbledon in 2001.
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Serena Williams won her opening round match at the Australian Open, but she was less than thrilled with all the bugs in her way.
Serena Williams came through her opening match at the Australian Open with a 6-3, 6-2 win over Tamira Paszek on Tuesday.
Williams frequently yelped in frustration as some of her shots failed to come off in only her third match since reaching the U.S. Open final last September.
She completed the victory with a service winner after 1 hour, 19 minutes in the final match of the second...
Serena Williams is getting an early start celebrating Black History Month. The American tennis star wore a custom-made Black History Month headband and sneakers during her first-round win at the Australian Open.
Nike created the collection specially for the 14-time Grand Slam champion. It features the sneakers, sweatband and bag, and also includes a bomber jacket that Serena won...
Andy Roddick easily defeated Robin Haase of the Netherlands 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 to move into the second round of the Australian Open on Tuesday.
Roddick looked sharp throughout the contest, hitting 35 winners and breaking the Dutchman six times.
The 15th-seeded American broke Haase to go up 3-0 in the final set with a running passing shot down the line that left his opponent hitting...
One American showed much promise in perhaps the toughest first-round matchup of the men's singles draw. The other reminded us why he was No. 1 back in the day as he blasted through his opener to set up a vintage second-round matchup.
Ryan Harrison played a spellbinding first set against Andy Murray in the first round of the Australian Open and then had to deal with the fact...
Serena Williams wasn't bothered by her 11 p.m. start time and seemed only slightly annoyed at the rusty groundstrokes she was hitting during a first-round win over Tamira Paszek. What really bugged Serena on Tuesday night at the Australian Open was, well, bugs.
A balmy Melbourne night brought out crickets to Rod Laver Arena and they made their presence known to the four-time...
MELBOURNE, Australia - If anything, it was the insects buzzing around Rod Laver Arena that bugged Serena Williams...
Serena Williams knows better than most what it takes to win a Grand Slam title without the smoothest of preparation.
Serena Williams knows better than most what it takes to win a Grand Slam title.