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    Business Chinese firm eyes Serena Williams’ racquet maker – Punch Newspapers

    China’s Anta Sports Products has offered to pay $5.5 billion for the firm that makes the Wilson tennis racquets used by Serena Williams, it said in a statement Wednesday... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get more: Nigeria Business News
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    Sports Defiant Australian Paper Reprints ‘Racist’ Serena Cartoon – The Guardian Nigeria Newspaper

    Remember the caricature of Serena throwing a tantrum at the US Open that infuriated people online on Monday, 10 September 2018? Well, it’s happened again. An Australian newspaper defiantly republished a controversial cartoon of tennis star Serena Williams on its front-page … Read more via The...
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    Sports Serena Williams’ And The Pressure To Win A 24th Grand Slam – NET Ng

    Serena Williams has always been in the news most times for all the right reasons and going into the final of the 2018 US Open Tennis final to face 20-year-old Japanese star Naomi Osaka everyone thought the stars had aligned and one of the greatest Tennis stars … read more via Nigerian...
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    Sports Tennis world reacts to Serena Williams’ U.S. Open treatment – PM NEWS Nigeria

    Serena Williams’ behavior in Saturday’s U.S. Open final divided the tennis world after she called the chair umpire a “liar” and a “thief”. She also said he treated her differently than... Read more via PM NEWS Nigeria – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Tennis rallies behind Serena Williams after US Open sexism claim – the Guardian

    Tennis players past and present have rallied behind Serena Williams after she claimed the sport was riddled by sexism following an extraordinary on-court tirade at an umpire during the US Open women’s final. The 23-time grand slam winner said she was fighting for the future rights of women …...
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    Sports Serena Williams Was Fined $17,000 for Code Violations in U.S. Open Final – TIME

    (NEW YORK) — Serena Williams has been fined a total of $17,000 for three code violations during the U.S. Open final. The tournament referee’s office Sunday docked Williams $10,000 for “verbal abuse” of chair umpire Carlos Ramos, $4,000 for being warned for coaching, and $3,000 for breaking her...
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    Sports Serena furore exposes double standards and structures of our society – The Independent

    Was it wrong to be entertained? “You will never, ever, ever be on another court of mine as long as you live.” Perhaps even… a little thrilled? “You are the liar. You owe me an apology.” To feel all of the following competing sensations: solidarity with the bold … read more via The...
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    Sports Serena Williams on cusp of American history year after giving birth – USA Today

    Serena Williams has reached remarkable heights in her historic career, over and over again, but if she wins the US Open on Saturday, she will have officially outdone herself. A year ago right now, she was in the... Read more via USA Today – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Serena Williams vs. Naomi Osaka: U.S. Open Final a Dream for Young Star Facing Her ‘Idol’ – Newsweek

    It’ll be a dream realized after a (short) lifetime of work when 20-year-old Naomi Osaka takes on Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final scheduled for Saturday. Williams—perhaps the greatest tennis player to ever live.... read more via Newsweek – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports Serena Williams hails Nike for Kaepernick campaign – TODAY.NG

    Serena Williams reiterated her admiration for American football player turned activist Colin Kaepernick on Tuesday, and praised apparel maker Nike for featuring him in a new ad campaign.... Read more via TODAY.NG – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Serena Williams reaches US Open semi-finals with win over Karolina Pliskova – BBC Sport

    Serena Williams passed her toughest test so far at the US Open to beat Karolina Pliskova and reach the semi-finals for a ninth consecutive time. Williams, seeded 17th, trailed 4-2 in the first set... Read more via BBC Sport – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports Six-time champion, Serena Williams, into US Open semi-finals – Punch Newspapers

    Six-time champion Serena Williams shook off a sluggish start to power past eighth-seeded Karolina Pliskova 6-4, 6-3 on Tuesday and into the US Open semi-finals. The US superstar, chasing a record-equalling 24th major... Read more via Punch Newspapers – Get More...
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    Sports Serena, Stephens try to reach semifinals at US Open – USA Today

    Serena Williams and Sloane Stephens can give the United States two U.S. Open semifinalists, a year after an all-American women's final four. And for the first time since 2006, the host country can have a man there, too.... read more via USA Today – Get More Nigeria...
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    Sports Serena Williams hopes for more trophies and children – TODAY.NG

    More trophies and children are hopefully in Serena Williams future, said tennis’s most famous working mother on Sunday, adding that she appreciated how difficult it is to raise both. A day after celebrating her daughter Alexis Olympia’s first birthday, Williams had a little celebration for...
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    Sports US Open 2018: Serena Williams’ ‘desire has not gone down’ – BBC

    Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter Olympia in September 2017 and returned to tennis in December that year Serena Williams says her motivation to win major trophies remains as high as ever in motherhood after reaching the US Open quarter-finals. Williams, whose daughter Olympia turned one...
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    Sports Six-Time Champ Serena Battles Into US Open Quarter-Finals – Channels Television

    Six-time champion Serena Williams used a blazing start and battling finish to reach the US Open quarter-finals on Sunday with a 6-0, 4-6, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kanepi. Williams, the 23-time Grand Slam champion seeking a first major since a 2017 Australian Open title won... read more via...
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    Sports Serena routs Venus 6-1, 6-2 in all-Williams US Open clash – Daily Nation

    Serena Williams turned her 30th career meeting with her sister Venus into a one-woman showcase Friday, reaching the US Open fourth round with a 6-1, 6-2 victory. Reluctantly rising to an occasion neither... Read more via Daily Nation – Get More Nigeria Sports News
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    Sports ‘10,000 times worse’: Cornet calls out tennis boss for Serena comments – CNN

    It's hard to think of a time when the focus was on the clothes that male tennis stars were wearing at a major tournament rather than how they're playing on court. But that's where the women's game has found itself this week at the US Open.. read more via CNN – Get...
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    Sports Victorious Serena turns heads at US Open – Punch Newspapers

    Serena Williams’ tennis outfits are often the talk of the town, and she set New York tongues wagging with her latest creation in a routine opening victory at the US Open Monday, CNN reports. The 36-year-old downed 68th-ranked Magda Linette of Poland 6-4 6-0 in her first home … read more via...
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    Sports Serena Williams won’t celebrate daughter’s first birthday due to Jehovah’s Witness beliefs – YabaLeftOnline

    Serena Williams’ daughter, Alexis Olympia Ohanian turns 1 this week but her mother will not celebrate her birthday because of Jehovah Witness’ rules against celebrating... Read more via YabaLeftOnline – Get More Nigeria Sports News