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The victory on Thursday puts Williams back in the semi-finals at Indian Wells for the first time in 17 years.
Returning after more than a year away from the game to have a baby, Serena put up a good fight, saving match point while trailing 5-2 in the second set, but her rustiness was not untold in the end.
"It was incredible. It's been over a year and a kid later. I get to go home to her now and I'm excited about that," Williams said.
"She knows that coming back might take some time, but her level of expectation is high as always," said Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou.
Williams graces the February issue of Vogue with her baby girl, the magazine’s youngest person to be pictured on the front page.
Williams said that while she is close to regaining full fitness after giving birth to her first child in September, she is not fully ready to defend her title.
“The controversy is coming from people who aren’t too happy about the way I look on television,” Demetria Obilor said.
“I was looking at my daughter and she has my arms and legs — my exact same strong, muscular, powerful, sensational arms and body,” Williams wrote.
In her new memoir, Sharapova talks about her rivalry with Williams, including emphasizing her physique.
“I am trying to figure out how I can move the needle forward and open doors for everyone, no matter the color of their skin.”
Williams responds to McEnroe’s sexist comments that question her ability to defeat pro tennis players in the men’s circuit.
The tennis great joins an initiative to economically empower victims of domestic abuse.
“It disappoints me to know we live in a society in which people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child,” Serena Williams said.
The company’s “Just do it” slogan does not apply to diversity for its board members.
"As Dr. Martin Luther King said, 'There comes a time when silence is betrayal.' I won't be silent."
Corey Cogdell-Unrein's achievement was not enough for the media, which referred to her only in the context of her NFL player husband.
Raymond Moore said women tennis pros “ride on the coattails of men.”
A New York Times article on tennis champion Serena Williams’ physique has stirred up controversy on social media. A long-time advocate for elite professional female athletes shares her perspective.