Tag Archives: Serena Williams

Isner and Radwanska Pose Naked

July 11, 2013

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Close your eyes if you are shy, but there are more naked tennis players. Yes, naked.  Quite a few players have done it in the past for charity and in raising awareness campaigns (Google ATP players if you want a reminder) and this time, it is John Isner and Agnieszka Radwanska’s turn. […]

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Chris Evert: ‘Serena Williams can beat my Grand Slam record’

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows According to the former champion Williams could exceed her number of successes According to Chris Evert, the winner of 18 Grand Slams, Serena Williams could end her career with 20 majors. “I would be very happy if Serena won more Slams than me, I’d like to see her achieve this. If she […]

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US Open finals break TV records

September 13, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The final of the U.S. Open 2012 has had a record number of viewers. On CBS, which broadcast the event in America, they announced that they have had an astonishing 16 million people who tuned in to watch the mens final between Andy Murray and Novak Djokovic, the highest total since 2007. […]

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Serena Williams: ‘A champion knows how to get up after a fall’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows After her exquisite victory over Victoria Azarenka at the US Open, Serena Williams was in shock after her win: “I was already preparing the closing speech as the runner-up! She played great .. Oh my God, I do not believe it yet, I’m still shocked and I am proud to have won.” […]

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US Open champion Serena Williams tops prize-money ranking

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena has earned 12 million more than sister Venus, in the prize-money rankings. Kim Clijsters in third place. The victory at the U.S. Open, has presented an extra special present for Serena other than the trophy, it also comes with the added bonus of a $1,858,054 pay check, nearly two million euros. The […]

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Agassi to Roddick: ‘We are proud of you’

September 10, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Andre and Andy have been involved in a ceremony before the final U.S. Women’s Open Before the women’s final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka last night, the Arthur Ashe Stadium hosted Andre Agassi, in celebration of his entry into the “U.S. Open Court of Champions”, which is a prestigious recognition of […]

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Janko Tipsarevic sparks outrage on Twitter

September 4, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows On Monday evening, Serbian tennis player, Janko Tipsarevic sparked outrage after tweeting a sarcastic statement about equal prize money after Serena Williams’s double bagel match. The first to attack the WTA and the equal prize money was Gilles Simon and now Tipsarevic has followed suit. The criticisms seem to go on and […]

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Kim Clijsters: “For me the most important thing is to follow my heart’

August 27, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows The extraordinary Grand Slam career of Kim Clijsters will soon close at Flushing Meadows, as she is about to play her final Slam of her career during the next two weeks and she is hopeful of finishing on a good note. She described it as ‘very difficult to choose’ the best moments […]

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Djokovic returns to New York to be crowned champion again

August 27, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Defending champion, Novak Djokovic has made no secret of his intentions over the next two weeks: the Serb returns to New York to become the champion once again.  At a press conference given in New York, Novak Djokovic vehemently disagreed with those who think that the U.S. Open draw has been favourable […]

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Serena Williams already thinking about Rio 2016

August 7, 2012

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By Lisa-Marie Burrows Serena Williams is like a machine and she does not want to stop! Why would she?  Her comeback is in full swing and she is returning to her peak performance.  She does not want to stop and is not thinking about stopping either.  Not long after her victory at the Olympic Games […]

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