Serena Williams’ claims of sexism in the US Open final have been backed by the governing body of women’s tennis.WTA chief executive Steve Simon said the umpire showed Williams a different level of tolerance over Saturday’s outbursts than if she had been a man.
Serena Williams is the only Grand Slam champion left in the women's draw.
Serena Williams passed her toughest test so far at the US Open to beat Karolina Pliskova and reach the semi-finals for a ninth consecutive time.
Serena Williams gave birth to her daughter Olympia in September 2017 and returned to tennis in December that year.
Serena Williams says her motivation to win major trophies remains as high as ever in motherhood after reaching the US Open quarter-finals. Williams, whose daughter Olympia turned one on Saturday, is aiming to win a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title in New York.
Serena Williams is chasing a seventh US Open singles title.
Serena Williams made light work of her older sister Venus Williams to reach the US Open fourth round in New York.The 23-time Grand Slam champion, looking to equal Margaret Court’s all-time record of 24, needed just 71 minutes to win 6-1 6-2.
Serena Williams suffered the most comprehensive defeat of her career last week.
Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Rogers Cup in Canada for personal reasons.The American 23-time Grand Slam singles champion was beaten 6-1 6-0 by Briton Johanna Konta at the most recent Silicon Valley Classic event – the worst defeat of her career.
Seven-time champion Serena Williams reached the Wimbledon quarter-finals with a straightforward win over Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina.In what was a rare meeting between mothers at this stage of a Grand Slam tournament, Williams was in control throughout a 6-2 6-2 victory.
Serena Williams is a three-time winner of the French Open women's singles title.
Serena Williams has pulled out of the French Open before her fourth-round match with Maria Sharapova because of an injury that affected her serve.
World number one Simona Halep said on Friday that she thinks Serena Williams is still capable of challenging for titles, as the American prepares to make her Grand Slam return at the French Open.
Serena Williams has won two and lost two of her four WTA matches since she returned to the tour in March.
Serena Williams has withdrawn from this month’s Italian Open, five days after opting out of the WTA event in Madrid. The decision puts in doubt her participation at the French Open, which begins on 27 May.
Williams was knocked out in round three of Indian Wells - her first tournament since having a baby
Serena Williams was knocked out of the Miami Open in the first round by Naomi Osaka as the 23-time Grand Slam winner continues her return after pregnancy.