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8 Sep, 2015

Serena beats sister in U.S. Open

Match Report

Serena wins the U.S. Open quarterfinal against her sister Venus. 6-2, 1-6, 6-3. Serena is 16-11 in their all-in-the-family matches, including 9-5 in majors and 3-2 at the U.S. Open. Serena:

Obviously we are very, very tough competitors on the court, but once the match is over, the second it’s done, you know, we’re sisters, we’re roommates, and we’re all that.

Coach Mouratoglou:

They both played their best. If they were feeling uncomfortable with playing each other, they could not play at that level.

15 Jul, 2010

Hudson Union Society interview

Interview

Serena talks about women in tennis gaining equal prize money, her grand slam titles and her rivalry with sister, Serena. Venus:

In tennis they love to try and retire you immediately.

16 Jul, 2008

CNN interview

Interview

Venus speaks about the new Bill Cosby song that was written for her and Serena. She comments on being a role model and future competitions. Venus:

I definitely would love to play at least one more Olympics.

2002

Today show interview

Interview

The sisters talk about the French Open, losing to younger sibling Serena, being ranked 1 and 2 as the first African-Americans in history and the impact of the game. Serena:

Once the match is over we are family and friends again but during the match we are competitors.

Mar 1999

Sports Machine interview

Interview

Venus and Serena talk about what they want to accomplish from playing tennis, family bonding, and their enjoyment of the game. Serena:

I love to compete, I love nothing more than going out there and coming off with the win.

1992

Trans World Sport interview

Interview

Serena and Venus practice at the Rick Macci Tennis Academy in Florida. They express future dreams and practice with their father and coach, Richard Williams. Richard:

Serena will probably be a better player than Venus.

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