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  • Williams sisters do double duty in Melbourne

    Serena Williams rolled her ankle and whacked herself in the lip with her racket. That doesn't mean she needs any extra rest.


  • Williams sisters to play exhibition in SAfrica

    Newly crowned U.S. Open champion Serena Williams and sister Venus will play each other in an exhibition match on a visit to South Africa in early November.


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World doubles champions Yu Yang (left) and Wang Xiaoli of China were among eight badminton players dismissed from the games for intentionally trying to lose matches.

    DALY: Will to lose dampens the spirit of games

    You'll be pleased to know there's a "clause" in the rules of badminton "that players have to make their best efforts." Mark Adams, a spokesman for the IOC, told us so Wednesday after eight women competitors were bounced from the Olympics for mailing it in in three different languages — Chinese, Korean (South, to be specific) and Indonesian.


  • Serena Williams of the United States, right, is congratulated by Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland after winning the women's final match at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, England, Saturday, July 7, 2012. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

    Serena wins 5th Wimbledon title in 3 sets

    For Serena Williams, the low point came in early 2011, when she spent hours laying around her home, overwhelmed by a depressing series of health scares that sent her to the hospital repeatedly and kept her away from tennis for 10 months.


  • Serena Williams defeated Victoria Azarenka in their semifinal match at Wimbledon on Thursday, July 5, 2012. (AP Photo/Anja Niedringhaus)

    Serena Williams a win away from a most satisfying Wimbledon title

    More than once during the past fortnight, Serena Williams has won an important point at Wimbledon and then returned to the baseline, her clenched fist leading the way.


  • Serena Williams faces Radwanska in Wimbledon final

    More than once during the past fortnight, Serena Williams has won an important point at Wimbledon and then returned to the baseline, her clenched fist leading the way.


  • ASSOCIATED PRESS Serena Williams acknowledges the crowd, after defeating Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic in their women's singles semifinal on the Centre Court at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships at Wimbledon, Thursday, July 1, 2010.

    Serena advances to Wimbledon final

    Back in the final yet again, Serena Williams will have to beat someone other than her sister for once to secure a fourth Wimbledon championship.


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