Posts Tagged Relationships

‘Mean Girls’ it’s not but some players scoff at friendships

In this Sept. 9, 2014 file photo,  U.S. Open 2014 tennis champion Serena Williams, left, poses with U.S. Open runner-up Caroline Wozniacki before showing her Spring 2015 collection during Fashion Week in New York.   In their latest public display of friendship, Williams and Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open. The camaraderie, in a sport better known for its rivalries, has prompted discussion among players on what it's like in the locker room and behind-the-scenes with top tennis stars. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews, File)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — In their latest public display of friendship, Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki posted a photo of getting their nails done before the Australian Open. The camaraderie, in a sport better known for its rivalries, has prompted discussion among players on what it’s like in the locker room and behind-the-scenes with top women’s tennis stars.

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Serena, Venus Williams into 4th round at Australian Open

Serena Williams of the U.S. celebrates a point won against Elina Svitolina of Ukraine during their third round match at the Australian Open tennis championship in Melbourne, Australia, Saturday, Jan. 24, 2015. (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man)

MELBOURNE, Australia (AP) — Novak Djokovic fine-tuned his voice and his game at the Australian Open on Saturday, advancing to the fourth round with a straight-sets win over Fernando Verdasco and then urging the crowd of 15,000 to sing Happy Birthday to his mother back home.

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