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Serena Williams crushes Maria Sharapova in 58 minutes at the U.S. Open
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Serena Williams crushes Maria Sharapova in 58 minutes at the U.S. Open

Serena Williams defeated Maria Sharapova to come out victorious on the first night of the US Open to reach the second round. The 37-year-old American who has 23 major singles titles took only 58 minutes to humble Sharapova 6-1, 6-1 in the US Open first-round match which took place at the Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night ( August 26) After the match, Serena Williams who lost to Naomi Osaka in the 2018 US Open final at the same Stadium, addressed the crowd during her interview with ESPN. "Thank you for supporting me," she said. "I've said it once, but I've had a lot of tough matches here and a lot of tough losses, but coming out tonight makes it all worthwhile." Sharapova, 32, who has been plagued by injuries this year said: "This is a very different chapter in my career." ...
Trevor Noah Discusses Serena Williams’ Outburst At The U.S. Open And The Double Standards In Sports (Video)
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Trevor Noah Discusses Serena Williams’ Outburst At The U.S. Open And The Double Standards In Sports (Video)

Talk show host, Trevor Noah has addressed Serena Williams' outburst at the U.S. Open and also the double standards in sports. The host of The Daily Show said he was at the came and watched things unfold. He mentioned that the winner 20-year-old Naomi Osaka played her very best. Addressing Serena's outburst, Trevor said Serena had every right to be angry because she was being punished for what her coach did. He said her coach was coaching her but Serena was on the other side of the court and couldn't see him. So, when the umpire punished her for what her coach did, she was naturally upset. Trevor went on to point out that getting angry on the court is a normal thing that all players do, especially male players, but Serena was penalized and is being called out for it and it all boi...
Novak Djokovic Wins Third U.S. Open Making It His 14th Grand Slam Title
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Novak Djokovic Wins Third U.S. Open Making It His 14th Grand Slam Title

Novak Djokovic defeated Juan Martin del Potro in straight sets to win the US Open men’s singles final on Monday. He stormed past his rival 6-3, 7-6 (4), 6-3 to win his third U.S. Open title and 14th major overall. In a match which was played under testing conditions, it was the Serbian who emerged on top after a contest which lasted more than three hours. Reflecting on his hard-fought victory. Djokovic, while speaking at the post-match presentation said, “To the support of loved ones. My kids, my wife, my team of people through the difficult times. With my injuries, I felt what Del Potro went through during his difficult times. I tried to take the best out of myself in those moments and thrive of my loved ones to get back into this position". "I was hoping Sampras would be here to...
Serena Williams Knocked Out of US Open
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Serena Williams Knocked Out of US Open

Serena Williams has lost her No. 1 ranking after she was upset in the U.S. Open semifinals on Thursday night by Karolina Pliskova, who earned a 6-2, 7-6(5) victory at Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pliskova, the No. 10 seed, hadn’t advanced past the third round of a Slam prior to this year’s U.S. Open, where the Czech Republic native earned victories over both Serena and her sister Venus Williams en route to the final. Williams’s defeat also means that her wait for Grand Slam title No. 23 will have to wait until next year. Angelique Kerber will take over as the top–ranked player in the WTA. Describing the moment,  Pliskova said on ESPN after the match: “Probably right now America hates me because I beat both sisters Williams.” Serena had been No. 1 for 186 straight weeks, tied for longes...

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