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Despite decades of racist and sexist attacks, Serena Williams keeps winning - Vox

Serena Williams, who's widely considered the greatest woman tennis player ever, has made history again. When she beat her sister Venus to win Saturday's Australian Open final, she won her seventh Australian title and her 23rd Grand Slam singles title, ...and more »

Australian Open 2017: Serena Williams beats Venus Williams to set Grand Slam record - BBC Sport

Serena Williams beat sister Venus in straight sets to win her seventh Australian Open and an Open-era record 23rd Grand Slam singles title. Serena, 35, won 6-4 6-4 to pass Steffi Graf in the all-time list of major winners since the Grand Slams accepted ...and more »

Serena Williams Finishes The Fight for Historic Win at Australian Open - TIME

“You fight!” Serena Williams screamed to herself after reaching championship point at the Australian Open final on Saturday, while facing her older sister, and idol, Venus. “You fight!” Quite fitting that, one week after women throughout the world took ...and more »

Serena Williams Beats Venus Williams to Win Her 7th Australian Open Title - New York Times

MELBOURNE, Australia — Serena Williams was utterly unaware that a victory on Saturday night would put her back at No. 1. Her coach, Patrick Mouratoglou, did all he could to keep her in the dark. But there was no hiding the other statistical stakes as ...and more »

Serena vs. Venus Williams Australian Open final: Start time, how to watch, live stream -

In order for Serena Williams to break the record for most career major wins, she's going to have to go through her most familiar foe. Serena and Venus Williams will meet in a Grand Slam final for the ninth time on Saturday in the Australian Open final ...and more »

Serena vs Venus: The most amazing sister act in history shows America what it is - Hindustan Times

Two black women, who happen to be sisters. Two Americans up against each other for the first Grand Slam title of the 2017 calendar year. Both from impoverished, down-at-heel backgrounds. Both with a shared, choppy family history. We're happy to be ...and more »

It's not all bad news – we've got Venus, Serena, Roger and Rafael - The Guardian

The Australian Open finals will be contested by four beloved giants of tennis. In the era of Trump and Brexit, their stories remind us that good things still happen. Sat 28 Jan 2017 02.30 EST Last modified on Thu 1 Jun 2017 11.10 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

The Williams sisters are examples of hope for Americans who live in fear - The Guardian (blog)

In an uncertain era, the success of Venus and Serena tells a story of the greatness that already exists in the United States. Contact author. @DerrickClifton. Sun 29 Jan 2017 06.00 EST Last modified on Thu 1 Jun 2017 11.10 EDT. Share on Facebook ...and more »

Serena Williams beats big sister Venus to lift Australian Open crown - Deutsche Welle

US tennis star Serena Williams on Saturday beat her sister Venus 6-4 6-4 in the Australian Open final in Melbourne, making her the most successful tennis player in the Open Era with 23 grand slam singles titles. She now stands just one behind Margaret ...and more »

Serena Williams insists: 'I would be nothing without my sister Venus' - The Guardian (blog)

There is by now a numbing effect to the decades‑long dominance of Serena Williams, who on Saturday captured the Australian Open championship for a seventh time to eclipse Steffi Graf's record for major titles in the Open era, all but silencing the few ...and more »