Williams sisters set to light up ASB Classic

Williams sisters set to light up ASB Classic National tennis champion Jade Lewis has been drawn to meet second seed Venus Williams in next week’s first round of the ASB Classic in Auckland. Jade Lewis Photo: Photosport. 18-year-old Lewis was given a wildcard entry and will be playing in the main …

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Tennis: Saveas no match for Williams sisters

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New Zealand Herald

Tennis great Serena Williams aces Auckland visit

Tennis great and current world number 2 Serena Williams has welcomed in the New Year in the first global city to see the sun come up on 2017. Williams is in Auckland, New Zealand, to compete at the ASB Classic tennis tournament but took some time out

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65k raised for Kaikoura after Williams vs Savea tennis match

A sellout crowd watched All Blacks brothers Julian and Ardie Savea take on Serena and Venus Williams at a charity tennis match that raised $65,000 for earthquake-affected Kaikoura. (Doug Sherring). A sellout crowd watched All Blacks brothers Julian and …

Radio Sport

Body guards to work for Serena Williams 24 hours a day in Auckland!

Security will be at its maximum in Auckland for Serena Williams’s participation in the tournament. The American player will be accompanied by security guards round-the-clock also when she will be in her hotel. When she will make her public appearances

Tennis World

Serena Williams celebrates NYE on Auckland beach

Tennis ace Serena Williams has taken time out of her busy training schedule ahead of Auckland’s ASB Classic to welcome in the new year. Source: Instagram/Serena Williams. The newly-engaged world number two took a helicopter to a private beach on …


Serena, Venus Williams take on All Black Savea brothers

Tennis fans helped to raise money for November’s Kaikoura earthquakes at a celebrity charity match in Auckland today. Sporting siblings Serena and Venus Williams headlined the event at the ASB Tennis Arena, but a couple of All Blacks brothers were


Serena Williams’ Kiwi New Year ‘very special’

Tennis legend Serena Williams welcomed in the New Year with a trip to Waiheke Island, describing the destination as “gorgeous” and “just so beautiful”. Williams is in Auckland to compete at the ASB Classic tennis tournament but took some time out of

New Zealand Herald

Too few will see Serena Williams live on TV – NZ First

One of the greatest stars in world sport, Serena Williams, will grace Auckland tennis courts at the ASB Classic beginning today but most Kiwis will not be able to see her in action, says New Zealand First Sport and Recreation Spokesperson Clayton Mitchell.


Classic draw kind to Williams sisters

Tennis stars Venus and Serena Williams will take on Kiwi teen Jade Lewis and French veteran Pauline Parmentier respectively in the ASB Classic first round. 31 December 2016. The Williams sisters have received relatively kind draws for the first round


Williams sisters set to light up ASB Classic

Auckland’s festival of tennis starts off with a bang today when arguably the best female player of all time takes center court. Serena Williams Photo: PHOTOSPORT / 123RF. Serena Williams, the biggest name in women’s tennis with 22 individual grand slam …

Radio New Zealand

Sports stars tennis match raises more than 65k for Kaikoura

Serena and Venus Williams are here ahead of the ASB Classic – and jumped on the court with All Black brothers Julian and Ardie Savea for the charity game. (Doug Sherring). This afternoon’s charity tennis match has raised more than $65,000 dollars for

Newstalk ZB

Serena and Venus Williams. Photo / Doug Sherring

The greatest sister act in the history of tennis will headline the first two days of the ASB Classic. Serena Williams will play her first round match in Auckland tomorrow night – after a charity hit and giggle event today – and Venus Williams will be

New Zealand Herald

How the ASB Classic became a commercial success

Three of the world’s top women tennis players, Caroline Wozniacki and sisters Serena and Venus Williams, are in Auckland preparing for the ASB Classic tournament, which starts on Monday. Their appearance has been billed as perhaps the strongest field

The National Business Review

Serena Williams News: Starts Training in Auckland Post Engagement; Shares Views on Venus Williams

Serena Williams news-The 35-year-old tennis star is really fast for her age be it on the court or in real life. Just as she is starting her training routine for her major comeback at the Australian Open 2017, the ace player found time enough to


Serena Williams vs Pauline Parmentier ASB Classic tennis live

Serena Williams is in New Zealand for the first time and begins her ASB Classic campaign on Monday evening against French veteran Pauline Parmentier in Auckland. Newly-engaged and determined to reclaim the No. 1 ranking from Angelique Kerber, …


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Tennis: Serena Williams has arrived in Auckland for the A-S-B Classic in preparation for the Australian Open. December 30th 2016; 2 days ago; /video/video.news.com.au/Sport/Tennis/. Williams arrives in Auckland. Tennis …

Herald Sun

Serena Williams And Fiancee Alexis Ohanian Hit The Beach In Auckland [Video]

Newly-engaged Serena Williams hit the Auckland beach with fiancee Alexis Ohanian. The pair helicoptered to Waiheke Island to welcome in the New Year. “Waiheke is just so beautiful. To have a gorgeous island like this so close to the city is special, …

Tennis-X.com (blog)

Tennis: Venus beckons as Lewis enters a galaxy of stars

Jade Lewis will be stretching out on Tuesday when she meets the powerful former World No 1 Venus Williams. Photo / Photosport. From gatherer to hunter. It was not so long ago that Jade Lewis was a ball kid at the ASB Classic – but later this week the

New Zealand Herald