Williams admitted that she has thought about ending her absence from the March tournament having purposely avoided it after alleged heckling and racial abuse
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Sunday 16 May 2010
Santander is poised to win its shootout with rival National Australia Bank-Clydesdale to buy over 318 Royal Bank of Scotland branches.
Tuesday 11 May 2010
Serena Williams produced a battling display yesterday to overcome thigh and back injuries and beat Vera Dushevina at the Madrid Open, recovering from a set and a match point down to win 6-7, 7-6, 7-6.
Saturday 08 May 2010
Serena Williams failed to reach the final of the Italian Open after Jelena Jankovic saved two match points to win through on a third set tie-break in Rome.
Thursday 06 May 2010
Serena Williams showed that she has not shaken off the rust from her long injury absence, toiling to beat Germany's Andrea Petkovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-0 to reach the Italian Open quarter-finals in Rome yesterday.
Monday 12 April 2010
Friday 12 March 2010
The Vanity Fair post-Oscars party, hosted by its editor in chief, Graydon Carter, was held at the Sunset Tower Hotel in Los Angeles.
Saturday 27 February 2010
Monday 08 February 2010
Monday 01 February 2010
Thursday 28 January 2010
Jo-Wilfried Tsonga loves the Australian Open. Two years ago the unseeded Muhammad Ali-lookalike knocked out Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray en route to his first major final. The 24-year-old Frenchman had not advanced beyond the last eight of a Grand Slam event since, but last night he reached the semi-finals here at the expense of the man who had denied him ultimate glory two years earlier.
Wednesday 27 January 2010
You learn never to write off Serena Williams, but the American produced a comeback here today remarkable even by her own standards. Victoria Azarenka was leading their Australian Open quarter-final by a set and 4-0 before Williams finally got her game together to win 4-6, 7-6, 6-2. The world No 1 had been on course for a semi-final showdown with her sister, Venus, but instead she will play Li Na, who joins her fellow Chinese, Zheng Jie, in the last four. Li beat Venus 2-6, 7-6, 7-5.
Thursday 21 January 2010
Serena Williams joined older sister Venus in the third round of the Australian Open today as the main contenders continued to move safely and swiftly through the draw.
Tuesday 01 December 2009
It took the Grand Slam Committee more than two months to decide on a punishment for Serena Williams after her foul-mouthed outburst at a line judge during this summer's US Open. Yesterday, the committee announced that, unless she transgresses again, the American will not be suspended and will be fined the equivalent of just 1.3 per cent of the prize money she has earned this year.
Monday 30 November 2009
Serena Williams has been fined a record $82,500 for her tirade at this year's US Open and could be suspended from that tournament if she has another "major offense" in the next two years.
Monday 23 November 2009
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