Petra Kvitova said that French Open was right to not award Serena Williams a special seeding despite Maria Sharapova and Ivanka Trump backing the American tennis player.
Roger Federer called Serena Williams one of the greatest tennis players of all time, adding that he was in complete admiration of the American tennis star.
Serena Williams was world number one before leaving the tour last year to have a baby but the 23-times grand slam champion enters Roland Garros ranked 453rd.
Serena Williams could face Maria Sharapova in the fourth round of the French Open on her return to Grand Slam tennis from maternity leave.
23-times grand slam singles champion Serena Williams will be back at Roland Garros having missed last year’s event as she prepared to have her first child, Alexis Olympia, who was born in September.
Serena Williams could still be seeded at this year’s Wimbledon championships despite being snubbed by French Open organisers, the All England Club said on Tuesday.
While Serena Williams can enter Roland Garros under the WTA’s protected or “special” ranking rule, it’s up to Grand Slam organizers to give her a seed.
While we still can’t stop drooling over Priyanka Chopra’s rather dramatic lilac hat with floral adornment on one side that she wore at the royal wedding, the desi girl channelled a much more glamorous avatar at the after-party at Frogmore House.
David Beckham walked in hand-in-hand with wife and fashion icon Victoria Beckham. Serena Williams attended with husband Alexis Ohanian.
Serena Williams has withdrawn from next week’s Italian Open, saying she needs more time to be “100 percent ready to compete.”
Serena Williams, 23-time Grand Slam champion in all likelihood, will be handed a high seed – possibly the top – at upcoming Wimbledon, despite being ranked 449 in the world.
Serena Williams, still rusty after her return from pregnancy, was unable to overcome a tough opening draw at the Miami Open and lost Wednesday to Naomi Osaka, 6-3, 6-2.
Venus Williams cut short her sister Serena Williams comeback to WTA Tour by defeating her 6-3 6-4 in the third round of Indian Wells.
Serena Williams, who is returning to the sport after taking more than a year away to have a baby, set up a third-round showdown with sister Venus after a 7-6(5) 7-5 win over Kiki Bertens.
In her first singles match in nearly 14 months, since winning the 2017 Australian Open while pregnant, Serena Williams looked understandably rusty in front of a large centre court crowd.