Tags: Williams, Serena

Doubles Tennis Craves Singles Attention

Juan Sebastián Cabal and Robert Farah became stars this season when they won Wimbledon and the United States Open. But for the Colombian doubles team, which leads the field at the Nitto ATP Finals in London starting on Sunday, stardom is relative. While the men’s and women’s doubles tours are experiencing something of a boom…

A New Generation of Rulers in Women’s Tennis

It was once again Serena Williams’s decade, but the last year of the 2010s was not her year, though she made her presence and power felt by reaching two Grand Slam finals. In 2019, the biggest moments and most prestigious trophies belonged to players much younger than Williams, who turned 38 in September. The emergence…

Serena Williams vs. Bianca Andreescu: An Intergenerational Duel at the U.S. Open

[Live updates from the U.S. Open women’s final match, where Serena Williams is facing Bianca Andreescu] Serena Williams was 17 when she won her first Grand Slam singles title in 1999 at the United States Open. On Saturday, in the same stadium, she will try to prevent another fast-rising teenager — 19-year-old Bianca Andreescu —…