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March 14, 2018 9:45 AM Indian Wells: Serena Williams ‘should have been top seed’ – Halep

Serena Williams should have been given top seeding at Indian Wells on her return from the birth of her daughter, says world number one Simona Halep. Williams has no official ranking after spending a year off court, which means she cannot be seeded for WTA events. However, she can gain entry to eight tournaments in 12 months – including two Grand Slams 144

March 11, 2018 9:36 AM Serena Wiliams to play Venus in Indian Wells third round

Serena Williams will play her sister Venus in the third round at Indian Wells as she continues her comeback after the birth of her child. The 36-year-old American, who was out for 14 months, beat Kiki Bertens of the Netherlands 7-6 (7-5) 7-5 in round two. “Everything is a bonus,” said Serena after winning in one hour, 52 minutes on her second match point 101

July 29, 2017 10:38 AM Jordanne Whiley won Wimbledon wheelchair doubles while pregnant

Jordanne Whiley, the Wimbledon wheelchair doubles champion, has announced she is expecting her first child. The 25-year-old Paralympian was 11 weeks pregnant when she won Wimbledon with doubles partner Yui Kamiji earlier this month. Whiley’s partner of five years is Marc McCarroll, who is also her coach. Whiley, a 10-time grand slam champion and two-time 34

July 6, 2017 5:32 PM Third seed Karolina Pliskova suffers shock early Wimbledon defeat

Title favourite Karolina Pliskova crashed out of Wimbledon in the second round to Magdalena Rybarikova. Pliskova was strongly favoured but bowed out a day after two-time champion Petra Kvitova’s exit, leaving what was already an unpredictable tournament wide open. The world number three looked to be cruising at a set and a break up but grew increasingly 34

July 4, 2017 9:27 PM I quit! Federer, Djokovic benefit from Wimbledon retirements

LONDON — Novak Djokovic’s first-round match at Wimbledon lasted all of 40 minutes Tuesday. Roger Federer’s, which was next in the All England Club’s main stadium, went 43. When two of tennis’ biggest stars crossed paths after both advanced when opponents stopped playing because of pre-existing injuries, they kidded each other about a way to try to make it up to the fans. “We had a little 40

June 1, 2017 7:31 AM Police respond to MH128 evacuation delay allegations

After returning to Melbourne, the plane was on the Tullamarine tarmac for more than an hour before heavily armed police went on board and took the man into custody. "We were told 10 minutes, but it was over an hour. But everybody was really calm, really calm," she said. "I thought it was really disappointing, only because we weren't told. We weren't 96

May 22, 2017 2:35 PM Beyonce, Jay Z celebrate twins at star-studded baby shower

A picture posted on the singer's Instagram account Sunday shows Beyonce in a bikini top and highlighting her pregnancy with an intricate design painted on her belly. A note on the photos show "The Carter Push Party" took place on Saturday. Jay Z's real name is Shawn Carter. Beyonce's mother, Tina Lawson, shared photos and videos from the party on Instagram 57

April 25, 2017 12:15 PM Nastase will be the 'bad boy' if he says more about Williams

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) - Ilie Nastase said he would be considered the "bad boy" if he says anything more about Serena Williams. Nastase, the captain of Romania's Fed Cup team, last week speculated about the skin color of the baby the pregnant Williams is expecting. When asked Tuesday about Williams' response, Nastase told The Associated Press: "Anything 42

April 20, 2017 9:29 PM Serena eyes challenge of post-baby comeback

Serena Williams has spent her career defying the odds, winning 23 Grand Slam singles titles and becoming the oldest world number one at age 35. But now she will face perhaps the ultimate challenge -- making a comeback after motherhood. Williams, who announced her engagement to Reddit social media site co-founder Alexis Ohanian last December, revealed 36

April 20, 2017 5:03 PM Jo Konta aims to join the Grand Slam club in the absence of pregnant Serena Williams

Jo Konta has pledged to try to take advantage of Serena Williams' absence from the tour by competing for grand slam titles. Williams will miss the rest of the season after announcing on Wednesday she is 20 weeks pregnant, but is planning to return to tennis in 2018. The 35-year-old has not played since winning the Australian Open in January in the early 33