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  1. Bizarre Ending to Semifinal (ESPN)
      "Serena Williams' U.S. Open title defense ended in bizarre, ugly fashion Saturday night, when she was penalized a point on match point after yelling and shaking her racket in the direction of an official who called a foot fault."

      "Williams lost to unseeded, unranked Kim Clijsters 6-4, 7-5 in a taut semifinal that featured plenty of powerful groundstrokes by both women. No one will remember a single shot that was struck, though, because of the unusual, dramatic way it finished." 09-09

  2. Grand Slam Winner Serena Williams (Sporting-Heroes.net)
      Provides a summary of wins. 01-06

  3. Serena Beats Sister in Wimbledon Final (New York Times)
      "After all the anguished cries and pummeled groundstrokes between the pair, their 21st meeting — and their fourth in the Wimbledon final — ended with but a muted celebration. Serena Williams, the younger sister by 15 months, steamrolled big sister Venus, 7-6 (3), 6-2 to win her third Wimbledon championship." 07-09

  4. Serena Williams Achieves Gold (WallStreetJournal.com)
      "It's both beautiful and strange, to witness a sport in which the best athlete is twice as good as the next best. But this is where Serena Williams lives, once more. She is 30 years old, and after injuries and detours and a medical scare that she described as life or death, she is again peerless." 08-12

  5. Serena Williams Biography (GaleGroup.com)
      Provides a detailed biography. 01-05

  6. Serena Williams Holds Four Grand Slam Titles at Once (Time.com)
      "The win means Williams holds all four Grand Slam titles at once — completing the second “Serena Slam” of her career. What’s more, she secured the third leg of a calendar-year Grand Slam and, if she wins the U.S. Open, will become the first player to sweep all four majors in the same season since Steffi Graf in 1988."

      "Williams, winning her 28th straight Grand Slam match, is now just one major title behind Graf on the Open era list and two behind all-time leader Margaret Court Smith." 07-15

  7. Serena Williams Wins 5th Wimbledon Championship (New York Times)
      "Serena Williams won her fifth Wimbledon title and 14th overall Grand Slam title with a tricky 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 win over Agnieszka Radwanska Saturday on Centre Court."

      "It is Williams’ first Grand Slam title since winning Wimbledon in 2010. The five Wimbledon titles equals her sister’s total haul at Wimbledon. She also becomes the first woman over 30 to win a Grand Slam title Martina Navratilova won Wimbledon in 1990." 07-12

  8. Serena Williams Wins Tennis U.S. Open (USA Today - Lamarque)
      "Unabashed about powering the ball and taking advantage of mistakes just as against any other opponent, she [Serena Williams] easily beat Venus Williams 6-4, 6-3 Saturday night to win a third straight Grand Slam title — all by beating her older sister in the final." 9-02

  9. Serena Williams Wins U.S. Open in 2013 (Time.com)
      "Williams, who turns 32 on Sept. 26, raised her Grand Slam singles title count to 17, the sixth-most in history and one shy of Martina Navratilova and Chris Evert." 09-13

  10. Serena Williams Wins Wimbledon, 13th Grand Slam (USA Today)
      "Serena, who has won five of the last eight Grand Slams, moved ahead of Billie Jean King into sole possession of sixth place on the all-time list of women's Grand Slam champions with 13, the most of any active woman player. Williams also has five Australian Opens, three U.S. Opens and one French Open." 07-10

  11. Serena Williams, One of the Best All-Time Champions (Time.com)
      "Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and regained this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013, becoming the oldest world no. 1 player in WTA's history. Williams is also regarded by some experts and former tennis players to be the greatest female tennis player in history.[4][5] She is the only female player to have won over $60 million in prize money,[6] and is the reigning US Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic ladies singles champion.[7]" 01-15

  12. Serena Williams, One of the Best All-Time Champions (Wikipedia.org)
      "Serena Jameka Williams (born September 26, 1981) is an American professional tennis player who is currently ranked No. 1 in women's singles tennis. The Women's Tennis Association has ranked her World No. 1 in singles on six separate occasions. She became the World No. 1 for the first time on July 8, 2002, and regained this ranking for the sixth time on February 18, 2013, becoming the oldest world no. 1 player in WTA's history. Williams is also regarded by some experts and former tennis players to be the greatest female tennis player in history.[4][5] She is the only female player to have won over $60 million in prize money,[6] and is the reigning US Open, WTA Tour Championships and Olympic ladies singles champion.[7]" 01-15

  13. Williams, Serena (Tennis.com)
      Provides basic information. 01-10

   
   


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