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Record in sight: Serena to face Halep in Wimbledon final

Jul 12, 2019 - 12:25 AM

Only Simona Halep stands in the way between Serena Williams and her goal of equaling Margaret Court's Grand Slam title record

UPPER HAND. Serena Williams holds a 9-1 career lead over Simona Halep. Photo by Hannah McKay/AFP

Serena within sight of tying Court Slam record

Jul 10, 2019 - 12:27 AM

After surviving a tough Wimbledon quarterfinal duel, Serena Williams moves within two wins from matching Margaret Court's Grand Slam titles record of 24

US player Serena Williams returns against US player Alison Riske during their women's singles quarter-final match on day eight of the 2019 Wimbledon Championships at The All England Lawn Tennis Club in Wimbledon, southwest London, on July 9, 2019. (Photo by Daniel LEAL-OLIVAS / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE

Serena Williams can 'absolutely' break Court's Grand Slam record - Graf

Nov 05, 2017 - 2:39 PM

Serena Williams is one Grand Slam win away from matching Margaret Court's 24 titles

REMAKING HISTORY. Steffi Graf believes that Serena Williams can surpass Margaret Court's singles title record with her return. File photo by William West/AFP

Williams downs Wozniacki for sixth US Open title

Sep 08, 2014 - 8:01 AM

The world number one ends a year of waiting as she joins Chris Evert and Martina Navratilova on 18 majors – trailing only the 22 of Steffi Graf on the Open era list and 6 behind the all time record held by Margaret Court

Serena Williams (R) poses with the championship trophy after defeating Caroline Wozniacki (L) to win the women's final match of the 2014 US Open Tennis Championship at the USTA National Tennis Center in New York, USA, 07 September 2014. Justin Lane/EPA