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American tennis player (born 1981)

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Serena Williams: American tennis player (born 1981)
Serena Jameka Williams is an American inactive professional tennis player. She was ranked world No. 1 in singles by the Women's Tennis Association (WTA) for 319 weeks, including a joint-record 186 consecutive weeks, and finished as the year-end No. 1 five times. She won 23 Grand Slam singles titles, the most by any player in the Open Era, and the second-most of all time.

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Happy Birthday, Serena Williams! [Video]

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams!

Happy Birthday, Serena Williams!. Serena Jameka Williams turns 41 years old today. Here are five fun facts about the tennis superstar. 1. She has been playing tennis since she was just 3 years..

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'Something Special': Serena in the broadcast booth? The ball is in her court! [Video]

'Something Special': Serena in the broadcast booth? The ball is in her court!

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Serena Williams Beats Anett Kontaviet in 2nd Round at US Open [Video]

Serena Williams Beats Anett Kontaviet in 2nd Round at US Open

Serena Williams Beats Anett Kontaviet , in 2nd Round at US Open. Serena Williams Beats Anett Kontaviet , in 2nd Round at US Open. CBS Sports reports that on Aug. 31, Williams beat No. 2-ranked..

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Serena Williams Wins First-Round Match at US Open [Video]

Serena Williams Wins First-Round Match at US Open

Serena Williams Wins , First-Round Match at US Open. Serena Williams Wins , First-Round Match at US Open. CNN reports that Williams overtook Danka Kovinić 6-3, 6-3 at the U.S. Open on Aug. 29...

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Meghan Markle Launches Spotify Podcast Series With Serena Williams Interview | THR News [Video]

Meghan Markle Launches Spotify Podcast Series With Serena Williams Interview | THR News

The Duchess of Sussex's 'Archetypes' will feature "women across generations who conquered tropes in their lives to inspire a new generation."

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Serena Williams to retire from playing after US Open [Video]

Serena Williams to retire from playing after US Open

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Tennis Legend Serena Williams to Retire after US Open | OneIndia News *News [Video]

Tennis Legend Serena Williams to Retire after US Open | OneIndia News *News

Serena Williams, one of the most legendary players in the Tennis world, has announced that she will retire after playing in the US Open in August-September. #SerenaWilliams #Tennis #retirement

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Serena Williams Says US Open Will Be Her Last Tournament [Video]

Serena Williams Says US Open Will Be Her Last Tournament

Serena Williams , Says US Open Will Be , Her Last Tournament. 'The Independent' reports that Serena Williams has announced that the "countdown has begun" to her retirement from tennis. 'The..

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Roger Federer and Serena Williams have retired after becoming two of the most successful players ever, in terms of trophies, money, fandom and marketability.
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Serena Williams welcomes Roger Federer to 'retirement club'

Fellow living legend Serena Williams, who has said she is 'evolving away from tennis', hails retiring Roger Federer as an inspiration.
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Roger Federer Announces He's Retiring From Tennis

Tennis is losing another legend ... Roger Federer just announced he's calling it a career -- just days after Serena Williams officially hung up her racket. The 41-year-old -- considered by many to be..
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US Open: Iga Swiatek 'finding role' as Serena Williams leaves superstar void

With Serena Williams' retirement creating a gap for new tennis superstars, Iga Swiatek is speaking out more but not ready to be a "voice of everything" yet.
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Why Serena Williams has never been defined by chase for Margaret Court's Grand Slam record

As Serena Williams retires one Grand Slam short of Margaret Court's record, BBC Sport examines their two careers and asks what makes a GOAT.
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Serena Williams - the woman who changed the game

Muhammad Ali and perhaps Billie Jean King aside, has any athlete made a greater impact on society than Serena Williams? And she may be only just beginning.
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Michelle Obama, Oprah and LeBron James among those paying tribute to Serena Williams after US Open defeat

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Michelle Obama, Oprah Winfrey and LeBron James are among the stars to pay tribute to Serena Williams after she lost what could be her final match at the US Open.
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Stars and Scars -- You Be the judge

Serena Williams is just incredible, and she proved it again this week, and maybe Chris Rock shoulda left well enough alone. So, we gotta ask ...
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Serena Williams Loses In Third Round Of U.S. Open, Final Match Of Career

Serena Williams -- the greatest woman to ever step foot on a tennis court -- has played the last match of her career ... after losing in the third round of the U.S. Open. Friday's matchup was an epic..
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US Open: Serena Williams' career over after Ajla Tomljanovic defeat

Serena Williams waves farewell to the US Open - and seemingly her illustrious career - amid emotional scenes after she is beaten by Australia's Ajla Tomljanovic in New York.
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Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open - in what may be final singles campaign of her career

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Serena Williams has crashed out of the US Open, in what may have been the final singles campaign of her career.
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Ex-Tennis Star Tommy Haas On Serena's U.S. Open Run, 'Going To Be Tough To Beat Her'

Serena Williams can absolutely close out her career in fairytale fashion -- so says ex-tennis star Tommy Haas, who tells TMZ Sports he believes she's no longer the underdog in the U.S. Open. Williams..
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US Open: Serena and Venus Williams knocked out of women's doubles in first round

Serena and Venus Williams' doubles return proves shortlived as they fall to a first-round defeat at the US Open.
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U.S. Open TV Announcers Misidentify Dionne Warwick, Call Her Gladys Knight

While Serena Williams continued to shock the world with her incredible play at the U.S. Open, TV announcers showed celebs who came out to support the G.O.A.T., including Gladys Knight -- the only..
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Serena Williams Continues Dream U.S. Open Run With Win, Tiger Woods Cheers On

The book on Serena Williams' career ain't closed yet ... the tennis legend moved on in the U.S. Open on Wednesday night with a huge win -- and Tiger Woods was there to cheer it all on!! Williams upset..
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US Open: Serena Williams beats second seed Anett Kontaveit in New York

Serena Williams shows she has no intention of ending her singles career without a fight after beating second seed Anett Kontaveit at the US Open.
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Serena Williams Gets Virgil Abloh-Inspired Kicks From Nike During U.S. Open

Serena Williams got a special gift from her Nike family as she plays what possibly could be her last tennis tournament -- a pair of custom Virgil Abloh kicks in honor of her late friend. The tennis..
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Serena Williams: Will the US Open really be the end for the American great?

Serena Williams admits she has been "pretty vague" about her retirement plans, fuelling doubt about whether this year's US Open will be her final tournament.
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Serena Williams To Wear Diamond-Encrusted Shoes For Last U.S. Open

Serena Williams will be hitting the court in style on Monday -- 'cause the tennis legend had a custom outfit and diamond-encrusted shoes made for her last U.S. Open. Serena -- who announced she was..
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US Open preview: Serena Williams's goodbye & Emma Raducanu's title defence top the New York bill

Serena Williams' impending farewell and Emma Raducanu's title defence will grab most of the attention at an intriguing US Open packed with storylines.
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US Open: Naomi Osaka praises Serena Williams ahead of her retirement

Naomi Osaka praises Serena Williams ahead of her retirement, describing her as "the biggest thing that will ever be in the sport."
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US Open: Serena Williams and Venus Williams to play doubles together

Serena Williams will play alongside older sister Venus in the US Open doubles in what will be the final tournament of her career.
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Forget Raducanu - all eyes will be on Serena Williams at US Open in what may be her final appearance

forget raducanu - all eyes will be on serena williams at us open in what may be her final appearance
The US Open starts tomorrow - and while there will be a spotlight on British defending champion Emma Raducanu, all the talk in the first few days will be about Serena Williams.
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Serena Williams: How US Open victory of 1999 tells the story of what was to come

Serena Williams' first Grand Slam title - in the late New York summer of 1999 - tells the story of what was to come for her.
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US Open draw: Serena Williams plays Danka Kovinic, Emma Raducanu faces Alize Cornet

Serena Williams will play Montenegro's Danka Kovinic in the US Open first round as she begins what is set to be the final tournament of her career.
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Western and Southern Open: Emma Raducanu thrashes Victoria Azarenka in Cincinnati

British number one Emma Raducanu produces another eye-catching display as she thrashes Victoria Azarenka less than 24 hours after beating Serena Williams.
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Raducanu pays tribute as she thrashes 'inspirational' Serena in their first-ever match

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Emma Raducanu said she's "grateful to have shared the court" with "inspirational" Serena Williams as she thrashed the tennis legend in their first-ever meeting.
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Serena Williams thrashed by Emma Raducanu at Western & Southern Open in Cincinnati

British number one Emma Raducanu put a damper on Serena Williams' farewell tour after thrashing the American great in the Cincinnati Open.
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Emma Raducanu to face Serena Williams for first time in career at Western and Southern Open

Britain's Emma Raducanu will face 23-time Grand Slam champion Serena Williams for the first time when they meet in the first round of the Western and Southern Open in Cincinnati on Sunday.
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Serena Williams loses to Belinda Bencic in first match since saying she will 'evolve away' from tennis

An emotional Serena Williams is beaten by Belinda Bencic in Toronto in her first match since announcing she will be "evolving away" from tennis.
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Serena Williams reads reimagined version of Rudyard Kipling's famous poem ‘If'

Serena Williams reads Rudyard Kipling's famous poem 'If', reimagined by spoken word artist Deanna Rodger.
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Serena Williams: 'Almost the end of an era' with American icon set to retire

As Serena Williams suggests she is set to retire, BBC Sport looks at the biggest moments from her iconic career.
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Serena Williams Retiring From Tennis After U.S. Open

Serena Williams is moving on from the sport she's dominated for decades -- the superstar just announced she's "evolving away" from tennis after the U.S. Open. The 40-year-old shared the news in an..
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'I'm evolving away from tennis': Serena Williams announces plan to retire

All-time great Serena Williams says she is "evolving away from tennis" as she announced she would retire from the sport after playing the US Open.
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Serena Williams drops retirement hint after winning in Toronto

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Serena Williams has hinted that she might retire from tennis soon, after winning her first singles match in over a year.
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Serena Williams hints at retirement - 'I'm getting closer to the light'

Serena Williams admits she sees "light at the end of the tunnel" of her tennis career, but maintains she is motivated to continue competing after earning her first win of 2022 at the National Bank Open..
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National Bank Open: Serena Williams beats Nuria Parrizas Diaz for first singles win in over a year

Serena Williams claimed her first singles win in over a year as she beat Spain's Nuria Parrizas Diaz to reach the second round of the National Bank Open in Toronto.
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Serena Williams unsure of Wimbledon future, but wants more Grand Slams

Serena Williams is unsure whether she will play at Wimbledon again, but says her first-round exit has motivated her.
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Wimbledon 2022: Serena Williams loses to Harmony Tan after year out

Highlights of Serena Williams' loss to Harmony Tan on Centre Court of Wimbledon in an epic 7-5 1-6 7-6 (10-7) tussle.
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Serena Williams loses on Wimbledon return after year out

Serena Williams' hopes of a victorious return to Wimbledon after a year out ends with a loss to Harmony Tan.
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Wimbledon: Serena Williams and Rafael Nadal set for Centre Court on day two

Seven-time champion Serena Williams makes her singles comeback at Wimbledon on Tuesday, as Rafael Nadal continues his pursuit of a calendar Grand Slam.
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Wimbledon 2022: Ons Jabeur column on playing with Serena Williams

Tunisia's world number two Ons Jabeur, in her new BBC Sport column at Wimbledon, discusses the "unbelievable" experience of playing doubles with Serena Williams.
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Wimbledon: Serena Williams, Rafael Nadal, Novak Djokovic & Andy Murray lead stellar cast

A stellar cast of ageing greats has assembled for what could be one of the final times at Wimbledon as the jewel of the British sporting summer returns.
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Wimbledon: Emma Raducanu and Serena Williams learn first-round opponents

British number one Emma Raducanu is drawn against Belgium's Alison van Uytvanck in the Wimbledon first round.
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Eastbourne: Serena Williams & Ons Jabeur withdraw from doubles

Serena Williams and Ons Jabeur withdraw from the Eastbourne doubles because of a right knee injury to the Tunisian.
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Wimbledon: Serena Williams plays but Roger Federer absent as GOAT race nears end

With injury concerns over many of tennis' big names going in to Wimbledon, are the young players ready to make a major breakthrough?
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Serena Williams & Ons Jabeur through to Eastbourne doubles semi-final

Watch the best bits as Serena Williams reaches the semi-final of the women's doubles at Eastbourne, on her return to tennis, alongside playing partner Ons Jabeur.
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Serena Williams leaves Eastbourne starstruck on competitive return to tennis

Many thought they would never see Serena Williams play top-level tennis again, but the 40-year-old American dazzled Eastbourne on her return to the WTA Tour.
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Serena Williams wins alongside Ons Jabeur in comeback at Eastbourne

American great Serena Williams wins in the Eastbourne doubles as she makes a comeback to tennis after almost a year out.
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