Author Archives: Steven Wine

  • Serena Williams Beats Sharapova in French Open Final

    PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams won her 16th Grand Slam title and her first French Open championship since 2002 when she beat familiar foil Maria Sharapova 6-4, 6-4 on Saturday. The victory completed the No. 1-ranked Williams' rebound from a shocking loss to 111th-ranked Virginie Razzano ...

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  • Fast Start for Serena Williams at French Open

    PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams won her opening match at the French Open, and then achieved a career breakthrough by speaking French to the crowd for the first time. "I'm a beginner," Williams said — referring to her French, not tennis. Her play spoke volumes Sunday. ...

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