By Russell Fuller BBC tennis correspondent in New York Serena Williams refused to shake hands with umpire Carlos Ramos after last year’s US Open final defeatUS Open 2019Venue: Flushing Meadows, New York Dates: 26 Aug – 8 SepCoverage: Live text and radio commentary on selected matches on the BBC Sport website and appCarlos Ramos will…

Serena Williams will be seeking her 24th Grand Slam singles title at the US Open later this monthSerena Williams beat qualifier Marie Bouzkova to set up a Rogers Cup final in Toronto against Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu.Bouzkova started strongly before being overpowered 1-6 6-3 6-3 by 23-time Grand Slam champion Williams.Andreescu beat American Sofia Kenin…

Williams won the title iin 2001, 2011 and 2013Serena Williams eased into the third round of the Rogers Cup in Toronto with a straight-set victory over Belgium’s Elise Mertens.The 23-time Grand Slam champion, 37, won 6-3 6-3 to set up a tie with Russia’s Ekaterina Alexandrova.”I’m loving going out there,” said American three-time winner Williams.Elsewhere,…

Serena Williams congratulates Naomi Osaka (right) after she beat her in the US Open finalThe top 11 highest-earning female sport athletes over the past year are all tennis players.Serena Williams, 37, a 23-time Grand Slam winner, tops the rich list, after earning $29.2m (£24.3m), including $25m (£20.57m) in endorsements, according to Forbes.Japan’s Naomi Osaka, who…

The winner of Saturday’s final will take home £2.35m, with the runner-up getting £1.175mWimbledon 2019 women’s final on the BBCVenue: All England Club Date: Saturday, 13 July Time: 14:00 BSTCoverage: Live on BBC TV, Radio 5 Live Sports Extra, the BBC Sport website and mobile app with text commentary online. Full detailsSerena Williams will need…

Media playback is not supported on this device Serena Williams beats Barbora Strycova to reach her 11th Wimbledon finalWimbledon 2019 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full detailsSerena Williams made light work…

Serena Williams called umpire Carlos Ramos a “liar”Serena Williams has revealed she has apologised to Naomi Osaka and saw a therapist over her outburst in the 2018 US Open final at Flushing Meadows.Williams, 37, branded umpire Carlos Ramos a “thief” after he docked her a game during Osaka’s 6-2 6-4 win.The American says Osaka has…

Media playback is not supported on this device The best shots from Andy Murray and Serena Williams’ second-round winWimbledon 2019 on the BBCVenue: All England Club Dates: 1-14 JulyCoverage: Live across BBC TV, radio and online with extensive coverage on BBC iPlayer, Red Button, Connected TVs and mobile app. Full detailsAndy Murray and Serena Williams…