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Serena Williams of the United States shows her frustrations during her straight-sets defeat by Simona Halep of Romania in their round-robin match during the BNP Paribas WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub on October 22, 2014 in Singapore. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Suffers Worst Loss Since 1998, When She Was 16

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career.

10/22/2014

Serena Williams talks to the media during previews for the WTA Finals at the ArtScience Museum on October 19, 2014 in Singapore. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Slams Russian Official For ‘Sexist’ And ‘Racist’ Remarks

In a statement released by the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpischev denied any “malicious intent” and said his quotes had been taken out of context.

10/20/2014

Serena Williams (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Serena Williams Wins 18th Grand Slam Title

Serena Williams dominated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in a match that took only an hour and 15 minutes. Serena smacked over 7 times the number of winners (29 winners to Wozniacki’s 4).

09/07/2014

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Williams Tops Wozniacki, Picks Up Third Consecutive US Open Title

Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.

09/07/2014

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Peng Shuai of China during their US Open semifinal match on Sept.  5, 2014, in New York. (Photo by Alex Goodlett/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Is All That Stands Between Williams And 18th Major Championship

If Serena Williams defeats Caroline Wozniacki in Sunday’s final, the 32-year-old American will become the first woman since Chris Evert in the 1970s to win three consecutive US Open singles titles.

09/05/2014

Serena Williams (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

With Semifinals Upon Us, Can Serena Be Stopped At The US Open?

There are so many ways to measure how Serena Williams stands apart from the three other women who will be playing in the U.S. Open semifinals Friday.

09/05/2014

Novak Djokovic celebrates his victory over Andy Murray during their US Open men's quarterfinals match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Center September 3, 2014. (Photo by Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images)

Djokovic To Face Nishikori In US Open Semis; Murray Drained, ‘Disappointed’

Eventually, the physically demanding action proved too much for a fading Andy Murray, and Novak Djokovic pulled away to reach the semifinals for the eighth consecutive year.

09/04/2014

(Left): Serena Williams of the United States reacts against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

(Right): Novak Djokovic of Serbia serves against Andy Murray of Great Britain during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Williams, Novak Djokovic Off To US Open Semifinals

After a bad-as-can-be start, dropping the first three games, Serena Williams quickly turned things around and stretched her U.S. Open winning streak to 19 matches to get back to the semifinals.

09/03/2014

Kei Nishikori of Japan returns a shot against Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland during the US Open quarterfinals on Sept. 3, 2014. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Japan’s Nishikori Outlasts No. 3 Wawrinka For Spot In US Open Semifinals

The match went 4 hours, 15 minutes, and the 10th-seeded Nishikori managed to shake off any lingering exhaustion from his previous victory, which lasted 4:19 and ended at 2:26 a.m. Tuesday, equaling the latest finish in tournament history.

09/03/2014

Novak Djokovic (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and Serena Williams (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA) in action at the 2014 US Open.

Murray-Djokovic, Serena-Pennetta Highlight Busy Wednesday At US Open

Andy Murray went more than a year between victories over top-10 opponents. Now he needs to make it two in a row.

09/03/2014

Shuai Peng of China celebrates her 6-2, 6-1 win over Belinda Bencic of Switzerland during their 2014 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo credit should read STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Frenchman Monfils Upsets No. 7 Dmitrov For Spot In US Open Quarters

Gael Monfils beat Grigor Dmitrov 7-5, 7-6 (6), 7-5 on Tuesday to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2010.

09/02/2014

Flavia Pennetta of Italy returns a shot against Casey Dellacqua of Australia during their women's singles fourth round match on Day Eight of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 1, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Serena Thrilled To Finally Make A Grand Slam Quarterfinal In 2014

Serena Williams reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal of the year with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Kaia Kenepi in the U.S. Open on Monday, keeping her hopes alive for a third straight Flushing Meadows crown.

09/01/2014

Serena Williams of the United States returns a shot to Kaia Kanepi of Estonia during their women's singles fourth round match at the US Open on Sept. 1, 2014.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Liguori: Top Seeds Williams, Djokovic Have No Problem Beating The Heat

The top seeds made it look easy on a hot and humid Labor Day.

09/01/2014

Serena Williams (R) and Venus Williams play their women's doubles match against Timea Babos of Hungary Kristina Mladenovic of France on Day Four of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on August 28, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of the Queens borough of New York City.  (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

Williams Sisters Move To US Open Doubles Quarters

The sisters are bidding for their 14th Grand Slam doubles title, but first at Flushing Meadows since 2009.

08/31/2014

Serena Williams of the United States celebrates defeating Varvara Lepchenko of the United States in their women's singles third round match on Day Six of the 2014 US Open. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Serena Williams Runs US Open Winning Streak To 17

The No. 1-ranked and No. 1-seeded Williams has faced American opponents in all three of her matches this week while extending her overall winning streak at Flushing Meadows to 17.

08/30/2014

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