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Serena Williams has won her 16th Grand Slam title and her first French Open championship since 2002, beating familiar foil Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4.

Serena Williams thinks her peak is yet to come

Serena Williams thinks her best years may still be ahead of her at the age of 31. She overcame stubborn resistance from defending champion Maria Sharapova in the French Open final Saturday to clinch her 16th Grand Slam title, beating the Russian 6-4, 6-4 and extending her own winning streak to 31 matches. ''I want to go out in my peak. That's my goal. But have I peaked...

Column: Williams slowly ending "greatest" debate

Great? Undoubtedly. Serena Williams' latest Grand Slam title, at the French Open, confirmed what tennis already knew. But greatest? That is still too early to say. The new French Open champion has the most fearsome serve ever seen in women's tennis. The ace on the last point of Williams' 6-4, 6-4 victory in the final on Saturday zipped past Maria Sharapova at 198 kph...

Serena wins French Open; management team wins Pledge Week

Early Saturday morning here in the States, Serena Williams won her second career French Open title. Not exactly breaking news, we know. She is quickly approaching the stratosphere of All-Time greatest women’s tennis players, so another trophy in the case just adds to the legend. So does tweeting out photos of a handle of Jack Daniels and 2-liter of Coke from the French Open locker...

French Open Women’s Final Recap: Serena Williams Defeats Maria Sharapova

  Don’t call it a come back, she’s been here for years…but it’s taken her 11 years to win in Paris again . Serena Williams continues to make her case for becoming the greatest women’s tennis player of all time. She easily dispatched of her biggest competition in the sport in Maria Sharapova, and did so in straight sets winning 6-4, 6-4. In just an hour and 46 minutes,...

Serena Williams wins 16th Grand Slam title defeating Maria Sharapova in French Open

Serena Williams has to go down as one of the most dominant athlets EVER. Not just as a woman, not just in the sport of tennis. 11 years to the day, Serena Williams made light work of Maria Sharapova in three straight sets during the final round of “The French Open,” winning her 16th Grand Slam title and her second on the clay. The victory capped off an incredible year for the...

Will Nadal, Williams be Wimbledon stars?

Right now, French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are as good as it gets in tennis. The next time we see them competing, at Wimbledon in two weeks, Nadal will be merely a serious contender, while Williams will be the unquestioned favorite. Both have a won-loss record of 43-2 in 2013. Nadal has won 22 matches in a row. Williams has won 31 straight, the longest single...

Serena Williams Beats Maria Sharapova in French Open Women’s Finals

31 year old Serena Williams won her 16th grand slam early this morning by defeating Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 in the French Open. Sharapova, who won the French Open last year, is now 2-14 in matches vs. Williams. Serena moves to 43-2 this year. Next stop…Wimbledon – where she is the heavy favorite. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports

Will Nadal, Williams be unbeatable at Wimbledon?

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By HOWARD FENDRICH AP Tennis Writer Right now, French Open champions Rafael Nadal and Serena Williams are as good as it gets in tennis. The next time we see them competing, though, at Wimbledon in two weeks, Nadal will be merely a serious contender, while Williams will be the unquestioned favorite. Both are 43-2 in 2013. He's won 22 matches in a row....

Maria Sharapova bothered by her losing streak to Serena Williams

Maria Sharapova has won four grand slams in her career. Her first was in 2004, and her latest came last year at the French Open to give her the career grand slam. What’s somewhat shocking is that since beating Serena Williams at the finals of Wimbledon in 2004, Sharapova has gone 1-12 head-to-head against Williams. [...]

Serena dominates, is out of this world

You probably missed Serena Williams on Thursday at the French Open. One, it's the French Open. And two, she finished her semifinal match faster than most of us here in L.A. are able to drive to work. Her 6-0, 6-1 obliteration of Sara Errani took just 46 minutes and served as another indication that Serena is absolutely in another dimenson when playing her best tennis. Consider...

Serena Williams to Meet Maria Sharapova for French Open Title

By Ros Satar (June 6, 2013) PARIS – Victoria Azarenka’s burgeoning love affair with the clay came to a halt today, at the hands of Maria Sharapova 6-1, 2-6, 6-4. In a three-setter interrupted by a brief wringing-out of a cloud, Sharapova did not have the best of starts. It looked like she had left [...]

Live blog: Serena vs. Sharapova

Old rivals Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova meet in the women's final at the French Open. They have met 15 times in their career, with Serena absolutely owning the head-to-head to the tune of 13-2. Sharapova hasn't notched a win since 2004. French Open women's final 1 2 3 1 Serena Williams 4 2 Maria Sharapova 3 The way Serena is playing , she looks unstoppable. But...

Roland Garros Day 14: Links Roundup with Williams, Mahut, Nadal, Murray and more

Roland Garros Roundup takes you through the Slam’s hot stories of the day, both on and off the court. Nicolas Mahut and Michael Llodra during the men’s doubles award ceremony Shot of the Day: After losing the first set, snatching the second, and having the upper hand several times in the third including up 4-2 in the tiebreak, Nicolas Mahut and Mike Llodra lost a tough battle...
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