Serena Williams amazing career comes to an end at US Open

Serena Williams bids farewell to the sport she dominated for so longPhoto: Getty Images The first time I wrote “professionally” about Serena Williams, back when Bleacher Report was still an onslaught of slideshows, I called her overrated. I was just out of college, and my terrible, awful, horrendous take was she didn’t win as much … Read more

Follow along with Serena Williams’ farewell tour

Twenty-three-time Grand Slam singles champion Serena Williams begins her farewell tour after announcing her retirement from tennis after the US Open. Since making her professional debut in 1995, Williams has won 73 singles titles, 14 Grand Slam doubles titles alongside older sister Venus Williams, four Olympic gold medals and $94 million in prize money. In … Read more

Iga Swiatek out by Madison Keys in Cincinnati Round of 16

For six months, on hard as on clay, Iga Swiatek was irreproachable. Having become No. 1 after the early retirement of Ashleigh Barty, the Pole notably won her second Roland-Garros, leaving the impression that tennis had found its new queen. But after 37 straight wins, she looked mentally worn out. At Wimbledon, she yielded in … Read more

Genie Bouchard pranked with swimsuit pic at Odlum Brown VanOpen

Genie Bouchard played in her first tennis tournament in more than a year at the Odlum Brown VanOpen this week. Before hitting the court, though, it seems the player credentialing office had some fun with the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit alum. In fact, Bouchard’s photo on her credential appeared to be from the 2018 issue of … Read more