Posts Tagged Women’s sports

Serena beats Venus in 2 sets in 4th round at Wimbledon

Serena Williams of the United States and Venus Williams of the United States  walk off the court after their singles match, at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. Serena Williams won 6-4, 6-3. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — Decades ago, when the Williams sisters were kids in California, taking tennis lessons from Dad on a municipal court and imagining playing at Grand Slam tournaments one day, it was Venus — older, taller, stronger — who usually beat Serena.

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Women’s World Cup final seen by record 26.7 million in US

United States' Megan Rapinoe hoists the trophy as she celebrates after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (Darryl Dyck/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

NEW YORK (AP) — The United States’ win over Japan in the Women’s World Cup final was the most viewed soccer game in the history of American television.

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The Latest: Manic Monday about to get started at Wimbledon

Roger Federer of Switzerland returns a ball to Roberto Bautista Agut of Spain during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local):

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Williams takes on Azarenka in Wimbledon quarterfinals

Serena Williams of the United States makes a return to Venus Williams of the United States,  during their singles match against at the All England Lawn Tennis Championships in Wimbledon, London, Monday July 6, 2015. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

LONDON (AP) — The last time Serena Williams played Victoria Azarenka, they exchanged angry gestures, testy words — and a pair of shorts.

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US enjoys 1 final title celebration before leaving Canada

United States' Megan Rapinoe kisses the trophy after defeating Japan to win the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015.   (DARRYL DYCK/The Canadian Press via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Megan Rapinoe strolled around taking selfies, occasionally sipping bubbly with her teammates and trying to balance the Women’s World Cup championship trophy on her head.

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