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Stan plays it cool as all eyes turn to Melbourne

Stan plays it cool as all eyes turn to Melbourne

The talking is over and Melbourne Park is ready for 14 days of sizzling tennis action. Everything is set fair. Now bring it on.
Women's draw: Azarenka adds to intrigue

Women's draw: Azarenka adds to intrigue

Serena Williams is the woman to beat, but the first-round meeting between Victoria Azarenka and Sloane Stephens leaps out of the draw.
The Social Post: East to west coast

The Social Post: East to west coast

The stars have never been busier on social media. Keep tabs on what they are doing and saying in our Emirates AO series updates.
Serena as imposing as ever

Serena as imposing as ever

Serena Williams made a statement with her outfit and her play on Tuesday night, cruising into the second round of Australian Open 2015 for the loss of just four games.
Serena flicks the switch

Serena flicks the switch

Fighting to save three set points on Thursday, women’s top seed Serena Williams clicked into gear and won the next 10 games to oust Russian Vera Zvonareva.
Serena survives slow start

Serena survives slow start

Serena Williams lost the first set against Elina Svitolina before cranking into gear to win 4-6 6-2 6-0, but can she afford to be so slow out of the blocks again?
Serena's sixth sense

Serena's sixth sense

Serena Williams is hot favourite to win her sixth AO women's singles title but she insists she's not thinking beyond first-round opponent Alison Van Uytvanck.
REWIND: Best women’s finals at the AO

REWIND: Best women’s finals at the AO

Rivalries, dynasties and fairy tales – the very best drama takes centre stage in the Grand Slam finals, and the Australian Open has seen its fair share over the decades. Here are five of our favourite women’s finals.
Open season: Right on target

Open season: Right on target

Lost dogs, mystery husbands, Goran up to his usual mischief and Genie’s honest answers – Alix Ramsay wraps up Day 7 from Melbourne Park.
Is Serena the greatest female tennis player ever?

Is Serena the greatest female tennis player ever?

Serena Williams is hailed by many as the greatest player of her era, but almost 16 years after her first Grand Slam singles title, is she the best ever?
Emirates Australian Open Series round up

Emirates Australian Open Series round up

The 2015 tennis season has struck with characteristic turbulence as some big names flounder, and others claim their territory.
Draw revealed for AO 2015

Draw revealed for AO 2015

Reigning champions Li Na and Stanislas Wawrinka were in attendance as the draw for Australian Open 2015 was released at Melbourne Park on Friday morning.
Day 6 preview: Keys packs a punch

Day 6 preview: Keys packs a punch

Madison Keys has a power-laden game; on the bright stage of Saturday night at Australian Open 2015, the young American will need to be at her free-swinging best to oust Petra Kvitova.
Day 4 preview: Friends become foes

Day 4 preview: Friends become foes

Caroline Wozniacki and Victoria Azarenka are firm friends off the court, but it’s a friendship that will take a temporary back seat when they clash for a place in the third round on Thursday.
Day 2 preview: New year, fresh start

Day 2 preview: New year, fresh start

Last year was the high point of Stan Wawrinka’s career, but the reigning Melbourne champion is ready to look forward.
Serena Williams 24-01-15

Serena Williams 24-01-15

Serena Williams d Elina Svitolina 4-6 6-2 6-0
Serena Williams 22-01-15

Serena Williams 22-01-15

Serena Williams d Vera Zvonareva 7-5 6-0.
Serena Williams 20-01-15

Serena Williams 20-01-15

Serena Williams d Alison Van Uytvanck 6-0 6-4
Serena Williams 17-01-15

Serena Williams 17-01-15

Serena Williams pre-tournament interview
Serena Williams
Country:
United States of America
Birth Date:
26 September 1981
Birth Place:
Saginaw, MI
Residence:
Palm Beach Gardens, FL, USA
Height:
1.75 metres (5 ft. 9 in.)
Weight:
70.5 kilos (155 lbs.)
Plays:
Right
Rankings
1
Singles
131
Doubles

Tournament Info

Australian Opens Played:
14
Events Entered:
Women's Singles
Best Singles Performance:
Winner (2003, 2005, 2007, 2009, 2010)
Best Doubles Performance:
Winner (2001, 2003, 2009, 2010)

Player Overview

Year turned pro:
1995
Career matches won:
675
Career matches lost:
116
Current 52 week rank for singles:
1
Current 52 week rank for doubles:
131
High rank for singles:
1
High rank for doubles:
1
Career Prize Money:
$63,500,779 USD

Grand Slam Singles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
19982ND4TH3RD3RD
19993RD3RD-WON
20004TH-SFQF
2001QFQFQFRUP
2002-WONWONWON
2003WONSFWON-
2004-QFRUPQF
2005WON-3RD4TH
20063RD--4TH
2007WONQFQFQF
2008QF3RDRUPWON
2009WONQFWONSF
2010WONQFWON-
2011--4THRUP
20124TH1STWONWON
2013QFWON4THWON
20144TH2ND3RDWON

Grand Slam Doubles Results

YearAustralian OpenRoland GarrosWimbledonUS Open
1997---1ST
19983RD-1ST-
1999SFWON-WON
2000--WONSF
2001WON-3RD3RD
2002--WON-
2003WON-3RD-
2007--2ND-
2008QF-WON-
2009WON3RDWONWON
2010WONWONQF-
2012--WON3RD
2013QF1ST-SF
2014--2NDQF

Legend

WON = Champion
RUP = Runner Up
SF = Semi Finalist
QF = Quarter Finalist
4TH = Lost in Fourth Round
3RD = Lost in Third Round
2ND = Lost in Second Round
1ST = Lost in First Round
Bio information courtesy of the WTA TOUR
Rod Laver Arena - Women's Singles - Round 3
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Williams USA (1)
 
4
6
6
 
E.Svitolina UKR (26)
 
6
2
0
Rod Laver Arena - Women's Singles - Round 2
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Williams USA (1)
 
7
6
 
 
5
0
Margaret Court Arena - Women's Singles - Round 1
Pts
1
2
3
4
5
S.Williams USA (1)
 
6
6
 
 
0
4
Compare Players
Round
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3R
4R
QF
SF
F
Sets played
Tie Breaks played
Total Games
Winners
Unforced Errors
Service Points Won
Return Games Won
Total Points
1st Serves In
% 1st Serves In
Total Aces
Total Double Faults
1st Serve Points Won
% 1st Serve Points Won
% 2nd Serve Points Won
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  • Serena Williams participates in a cooking exhibition at the Sofitel Melbourne on Collins on 16 January 2015.
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Day 8
Monday, 26 January 2015
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