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  1. Williams sisters one step away from clash

    Peter Bodo

    Is it too early for fans of the Williams sisters to begin obsessing over a quarterfinal clash at Stanford between Venus and her baby sister, Serena? They're one match removed from rekindling one of the weirdest, most frustrating, least loved (by them...

    Blog | August 01, 2014
  2. Big week for Serena Williams

    Peter Bodo

    The latest we saw of Serena Williams, the owner of the greatest serve any woman ever threw down at Wimbledon, she was feeling woozy and serving up balls that flew like bottle rockets and produced four straight double faults in a Wimbledon doubles mat...

    Blog | July 27, 2014
  3. A revitalized Serena looks to the Olympics

    Peter Bodo

    You know that Serena Williams is back in town when the lead, or top paragraph in a news story, dwells upon the fact she came awfully close to losing a set in the final. That was the thrust of the WTA's own report on Stanford, where Williams on S...

    Blog | July 16, 2012
  4. A revitalized Serena looks to the Olympics

    Peter Bodo

    This weekend, Serena Williams upped her 2012 record to 34-3 and has won 28 of her past 29 matches. A source of inspiration for her newfound dominance could well be the chance to win Olympic gold in London, Peter Bodo writes.

    Blog | Conversation | July 16, 2012
  5. Serena Williams rediscovers passion

    Peter Bodo

    I can think of at least two people who probably gulped and threw the remote across the room when Serena Williams knocked off Marion Bartoli in the Stanford final on Sunday. That would be the promoters of the two big Tier I events coming up in Toronto...

    Blog | August 01, 2011
  6. Tales of two newly minted champions

    Peter Bodo

    Shortly after nailing up a tough and gritty three-set upset of heavily favored Venus Williams in the Stanford final on Sunday, WTA outlier Marion Bartoli said: "It was the best effort I ever gave on court." Far down the freeway in Los Angeles, Sam Q...

    Blog | August 03, 2009