Tag: Serena Williams

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Serena rebuffs Li Na’s challenge to finish 2013 in style

Serena Williams of the U.S prepares to return a shot to Li Na of China during their final tennis match at the WTA Championship in Istanbul, Turkey, Sunday, Oct. 27, 2013. (AP Photo) (CNN) — An exhausted but elated Serena Williams was left celebrating her 11th title of the season to round off 2013 by claiming the WTA Championships in Istanbul Sunday.

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After 17 major titles, Serena wants to improve

Serena Williams hugs the championship trophy after defeating Victoria Azarenka, of Belarus, during the women’s singles final of the 2013 U.S. Open tennis tournament, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013, in New York. (AP Photo/David Goldman) by Howard FendrichAP Tennis Writer NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams won her first major title at the 1999 U.S. Open, when she was just 17.