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Serena Williams May be Playing Her Last Tournament Tonight

Serena Williams May be Playing Her Last Tournament Tonight

This Tuesday signaled a momentous occasion for the fans of Serena Williams, when she discussed in a Vogue interview the possibility of retirement. In the interview she explains her personal reasons for wanting to take a break from tennis, and why she doesn’t want to call it “retirement.”

Serena Williams Wins First Round of US Open

Serena Williams Wins First Round of US Open

Celebrated tennis star Serena Williams made a grand entrance with a smashing first round at the US Open 2022 on Monday (Aug. 29) evening. The 23-time Grand Slam champion opened singles play with a 6-3, 6-3 win over Danka Kovinić in the tournament’s first round at the Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park, Queens, NYC. There were initially some struggles on Williams’ end in the first game, where she double-faulted two times.

Emma Raducanu Made Tennis History Again With Her U.S. Open Win

Emma Raducanu Made Tennis History Again With Her U.S. Open Win

Emma Raducanu just made history again with her win at the U.S. Open. Representing the United Kingdom, Raducanu bested 19-year-old Canadian Leylah Fernandez for the win with a final score of 6-4, 6-3, in a final that was the first time it’s been exclusively teens squaring off in the final in more than 20 years.

Novak Djokovic Falls Short of Achieving Calendar-Year Grand Slam in Emotional US Open Final

Novak Djokovic Falls Short of Achieving Calendar-Year Grand Slam in Emotional US Open Final

Despite being roared on by a raucous Flushing Meadows crowd, Novak Djokovic was hiding his tears by covering his face with a towel during a changeover in the third set. The fact was settling in on Djokovic that he would fall short of making history in this year’s U.S. Open.

Leylah Fernandez & Emma Raducanu to Face Off in First All-Teen Grand Slam Final in Over Two Decades

Leylah Fernandez & Emma Raducanu to Face Off in First All-Teen Grand Slam Final in Over Two Decades

In an outcome that nobody could’ve predicted, the women’s singles finals of the U.S. will have two teens, the 18-year-old Emma Raducanu of Britain and the 19-year-old Leylah Fernandez of Canada. This will be the first all-teenage Grand Slam final since 1999, making this finals matchup one for the history books.

Shelby Rogers Expects “Nine Million Death Threats”

Shelby Rogers Expects “Nine Million Death Threats”

Shelby Rogers is waiting for the keyboard warriors to strike again after her loss at the U.S. Open on Monday. The American tennis player believes her social media accounts will be flooded with “nine million death threats” by strangers who are upset with her defeat to Great Britain’s Emma Raducanu.

Naomi Osaka Wins Grand Slam in US Open

Naomi Osaka Wins Grand Slam in US Open

In May of 2021, the tennis community was shocked to hear fan-favorite Naomi Osaka was withdrawing from the French Open due to a struggle with depression. She eventually did come back to the court for the Tokyo Olympics where she lost in the third round. Now, Osaka seems to be back in action after winning in the first round against Czech’s Marie Bouzkova at the US Open.

John Rahm Becomes the First Spaniard to Win US Open

John Rahm Becomes the First Spaniard to Win US Open

Going into the final round on Sunday, John Rahm was three shots back from leader Louis Oosthuizen. Rahm, who recently became a father, was able to celebrate his first Father’s Day in victorious fashion. Rahm climbed the leaderboard throughout the day, succeeding over the likes of Rory McIlroy, Brooks Koepka, Bryson DeChambeau, and third round leader Louis Oosthuizen.

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