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Serena Williams of the U.S. reacts she plays Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic during their final match of the French Open tennis tournament at the Roland Garros stadium, Saturday, June 6, 2015 in Paris.  (AP Photo/Michel Euler)

Williams beats Safarova in 3 sets at French for 20th major

- Associated Press

Overcoming a mid-match lull and a third-set deficit, Serena Williams won her third French Open title and 20th major singles trophy by beating 13th-seeded Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic 6-3, 6-7 (2), 6-2 on Saturday.

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Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates winning the singles match against Kevin Anderson of South Africa, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Tuesday July 7, 2015.  Djokovic won 6-7, 6-7, 6-1, 6-4, 7-5. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Williams gets past Azarenka at Wimbledon; Sharapova next

- Associated Press

Even as Serena Williams piled up aces and groundstroke winners from all angles, even as she stormed through seven games in a row and 10 of the last 13 in yet another comeback, her Wimbledon quarterfinal against Victoria Azarenka never felt like a runaway.

Nick Kyrgios of Australia celebrates winning a point against Richard Gasquet of France, during their singles match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Kirsty Wigglesworth)

Australian Fraser sorry for comments about Kyrgios, Tomic

Associated Press

Australian Olympic swimming great Dawn Fraser "unreservedly apologized" on Tuesday for her comment that tennis stars Nick Kyrgios and Bernard Tomic should set a better example or go back to where "their parents came from."

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

A win, then a hug: Serena Williams tops Venus at Wimbledon

- Associated Press

Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus - older, taller, stronger - who usually beat Serena.