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Williams knocked out of Miami Open

Serena Williams is knocked out of the Miami Open in the first round by Naomi Osaka as she continues her return from maternity leave.
Via BBC Sport
4 hours ago

Serena falls to Osaka in Miami

Serena Williams suffered a quick 6-3, 6-2 loss to Indian Wells champ Naomi Osaka in the first round of the Miami Open. Williams, an eight-time champ on Key Biscayne, was playing her second WTA tournament since coming back to the tour.
12 hours ago

Watch: Serena, Osaka set for showdown

Serena Williams will square off against Indian Wells champ Naomi Osaka in the first round of the Miami Open. Williams, an eight-time champ on Key Biscayne, is playing her second WTA event since returning from maternity leave. (Watch on ESPN3 & The App, 3 p.m. ET.)
12 hours ago

Serena Williams loses in 1st round at Miami Open to Osaka

KEY BISCAYNE, Fla. (AP) — Serena Williams lost in the first round of the Miami Open on Wednesday, still rusty in her comeback from pregnancy and unable to overcome a tough draw against Naomi Osaka, who won 6-3, 6-2. The 20-year-old Osaka, who earned her first career title Sunday at Indian Wells, showed no signs of letup and overpowered the erratic Williams. Osaka had the stronger...
Via MyNorthwest.com
16 hours ago

Williams return 'should not prompt rule change'

Serena Williams' comeback should not result in a change to the seeding rules after maternity leave, says Mandy Minella.
Via BBC Sport
1 day ago

Serena Williams: Miami Open tournament director says seeding rules should change

Seeding rules are a "kind of punishment" for players after maternity leave and "should be changed", says the Miami Open tournament director.
Via BBC Sport
2 days ago

Reporter takes heat for Serena Williams video description

Tennis reporter Ben Rothenberg was at the center of a controversy on Saturday after he received backlash for his description of an exchange Serena Williams had with a different reporter on Thursday at Indian Wells.Williams on Thursday made her return to the court for the first time since giving birth to her daughter in January and won her match. Afterwards, she was faced with a question...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Serena Williams surprises girls with ‘Black Panther’ premiere

Tennis star Serena Williams brightened the day for a group of young girls on Thursday with a private screening of the hottest movie out right now.Williams and her husband, Alexis Ohanian, invited roughly 40 young girls who are members of Black Girls Code, a youth group based in San Francisco, to a private screening of “Black Panther.” Not only that, Williams surprised them, as they...
Via The Sports Daily
February 16, 2018  |  Discuss

Serena Williams' daughter Alexis is already an adorable superstar

It’s only been a few months since tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to her first child, Alexis Olympia Ohanian. The little one is already out there stealing hearts, as her Instagram account is followed by over 258,000 people.Of late, Serena Williams has been posting the cutest pics of baby Alexis, who has her momma’s signature photogenic looks and light-up-the-room smile...
Via SNIPdaily
February 02, 2018  |  Discuss

Serena Williams shares photo of newborn daughter Alexis Olympia

Serena Williams surfaced on social media Wednesday morning to share a photograph of newborn daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr.The photo is an intimate image of the tennis icon holding the infant, who was born on Sept. 1. Williams reports that Alexis Olympia weighed in at 6 pounds, 14 ounces. “Meet Alexis Olympia Ohanian Jr. You have to check out link in bio for her amazing journey...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
September 13, 2017  |  Discuss

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