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Nothing drives Serena Williams the way disappointment does.
''It's the biggest factor for me. Like, if I lose, all hell breaks loose, literally. Literally! I go home, I practice harder, I do more,'' she said. ''I don't like to lose. ... I hate losing more than I love winning. It could be a game of cards - I don't like it. I really don't like it.''
Well, the way Williams has been playing tennis lately, there's been very little not to like. When Wimbledon starts Monday, she will be an overwhelming favorite to win her sixth title at the All England Club and second in a row. Williams enters the grass-court Grand Slam tournament 43-2 in 2013 and on a 31-match winning streak, the longest on the women's tour in a single season in 13 years.
''It happens in sports: You're going to lose. I learned that you're not going to win all of them. And there have been a few matches that I wasn't disappointed in,'' sa...
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Serena Williams is really offending a lot of people these days as a (presumably) unintended result of her Rolling Stone interview.
First, there was everything wrong with what she said about the Steubenville rape case. Then, she apparently made a comment to her sister, Venus, over the phone about Maria Sharapova's dating life:
"There are people who live, breathe...
“Keep your paws off of married men home wrecker!” Well Maria Sharapova didn’t say that exactly, but that pretty much sums it up.
After beating Maria in the French Open, Serena Williams did an interview with the Rolling Stone, where she appeared to take a few subliminal shots at her arch nemesis. Below is an excerpt from the article.
“There are people who live, breathe...
Serena Williams has reached out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville, Ohio, rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.”
The tennis star, in England preparing for Wimbledon, spoke to the victim, her mother and a family lawyer for about 30 minutes Wednesday, the lawyer said.
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Maria Sharapova delivered quite the slam to tennis rival Serena Williams at a pre-Wimbelton new conference,.
“If she wants to talk about something personal, maybe she should talk about her relationship and her boyfriend that was married and is getting a divorce and has kids.” said Sharapova.
Sharapova’s comments come after a Rolling Stone article in which...
Serena Williams says she offered an apology to Maria Sharapova two days before Sharapova took a verbal swipe at Williams over comments in a magazine article.
Speaking Sunday at Wimbledon, where she's the defending champion, Williams declined to directly respond to Sharapova's broadside from 24 hours earlier. The back-and-forth began with a recent Rolling Stone story, in...
Maria Sharapova responded to comments made by Serena Williams in a recent Rolling Stone article by telling her longtime nemesis to stick to her business. Serena’s interview drew national attention because of her comments about the Steubenville rape case. Williams said that it could have been worse for the victim and that the victim shouldn’t [...]
(June 22, 2013) In a pre-Wimbledon news conference on Saturday Maria Sharapova took aim at Serena Williams in regard to a recent Rolling Stones article where the author Stephen Rodrick did an extensive interview with the world No. 1. Rodrick made an assumption, that certain comments made by Williams about an unnamed player were [...]
Recall the Rolling Stone interview that left Serena Williams in deep over a blaming the rape victim theme? Seems SW also talked about a certain Maria Sharapova:
“There are people who live, breathe...
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H-hard, RC-red clay, GC-green clay, G-grass Dec. 30-Jan. 5 - Brisbane International, HO (Serena Williams)
Dec. 30-Jan. 5 - Shenzhen Longgang Gemdale Open, HO (Li Na)
Dec. 31-Jan. 5 - ASB Classic, HO (Agnieszka Radwanska)
Jan. 6-11 - Apia International, HO (Agnieszka Radwanska)
Jan. 6-12 - Moorilla Hobart International, HO (Elena Vesnina)
Jan. 14-27 - Australian Open, HO (Victoria...
WIMBLEDON CHAMPIONSHIPS 2013 INTENDED ORDER OF PLAY FOR TUESDAY 25 JUNE CENTRE COURT – SHOW COURT – 1.00 PM START 1 Serena Williams (USA)  1 vs Mandy Minella (LUX) 2 2 Novak Djokovic (SRB)  1 vs Florian Mayer (GER) 2 3 David Ferrer (ESP)  33 vs Martin Alund (ARG) 34 [...]
Maria Sharapova took quite a shot at Serena Williams - and it
had nothing to do with tennis.