The 41-year-old Williams has won seven major titles, including victories at Flushing Meadows in 2000 and 2001
A five-time singles champion at the All England Club Williams beat Mihaela Buzarnescu of Romania 7-5, 4-6, 6-3.
The Gentlemen's and Ladies' singles winners at Wimbledon will each get USD 2.4 million, a nearly 28 percent decrease from the 2019 edition
It was a day of mixed fortunes for the Williams family at the Emilia-Romagna Open, while Lisa Pigato had a debut to remember despite suffering defeat.
Zarina Diyas got the better of "legend" Venus Williams at the Miami Open, while there were wins for Shelby Rogers and Ajla Tomljanovic
Angelique Kerber was among the seeds to tumble out of the Australian Open, but there was no such trouble for her fellow major winners
Serena Williams and second seed Sofia Kenin flew the American flag on day two of the US Open, while Garbine Muguruza also made a winning start in New York
Serena Williams will face sister Venus in the Top Seed Open second round after contrasting wins on Tuesday
The tournament, featuring a strong field including world number one Ashleigh Barty and Australian Open champion Naomi Osaka, gets underway on January 6
Cori Gauff showed astonishing maturity to secure a sensational victory over her idol and five-time champion Venus Williams on day one at Wimbledon.
Ahead of a Wimbledon first-round clash with one of her idols, Venus Williams, here is a close look at American teenager Cori 'Coco' Gauff
Big stars in tennis are having very bad games. Novak Djokovic was out on the first day, now Serena and Venus.
Leader of Opposition in Uttarakhand Assembly Pritam Singh during a protest near the State Secretariat against the Devasthanam Act, in Dehradun.PTI Photo
Indian Player Mayank Agarwal plays a shot during third day of the first Test cricket match between India and New Zealand, at Green Park stadium in Kanpur.PTI Photo/Arun Sharma
MP & Bollywood actor Sunny Deol with his son Karan Deol (L) during Karan's birthday celebrations, at Sunny Super Sound studio in Mumbai.PTI Photo
Sharad Agarwal, Head, Lamborghini India flags off a convoy of over 50 Lamborghinis as part of the Lamborghini Espierenza Giro India 2021, at Manesar in Gurugram.PTI Photo
Lok Janshakti Party (Ramvilas) President Chirag Paswan inspects Bapu Auditorium for preparation of his party foundation day function, in Patna.PTI Photo
Every act of dissent is an art. Of pain and pathos. Of hope and new dawn. It’s their story. It’s everyone’s story.
Dissent is less about material gains than the intangibles they leave us with.
For India’s manual scavengers, mere existence is a protest, because they need to fight just to reclaim their humanity and dignity.
While everyone is going gaga over actress Katrina Kaif in the revamped version of 'Tip Tip Barsa Pani', the replacement of Raveena Tandon does point towards the problem of sexism and ageism in the Indian film industry
Australia winning the T20 World Cup for the first time has been timely as they host the next edition at their own backyard in 2022.
As per the Observer Research Foundation, close to 250 million children in India were adversely affected due to school closures due to the early lockdowns imposed by the government in response to Covid-19.
India's cricket administrators showed more drive to boost BCCI's coffers rather than take care of players' welfare during pandemic times.