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The World in Pictures: The 10 Best Photos of the Week | Serena Williams

The World in Pictures: The 10 Best Photos of the Week

Originally posted 09/08/2014 07:00AM

From the U.S. Open in New York to the first day of school in Cuba, see breathtaking images from around the globe

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Serena Williams Withdraws from Wimbledon Match Due to Virus

Serena Williams Withdraws from Wimbledon Match Due to Virus

Originally posted 07/01/2014 02:00PM

Serena Williams withdrew from her Wimbledon doubles match Tuesday after being too sick to continue.

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Serena Williams Crashed a Wedding, and You Won't Believe What She Wore

Serena Williams Crashes a Wedding in Leopard-Print Swimsuit

Originally posted 06/02/2014 02:15PM

Serena Williams served up a surprise over the weekend, crashing Ruth and Sam Kormoi's wedding in Miami Beach.

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Kim and Kanye's Wedding Guest List: Who Made the Cut? | Kanye West, Kim Kardashian

Kim Kardashian & Kanye West's Wedding Guest List: Who Made the Cut?

Originally posted 05/18/2014 07:35AM

It's one of the most coveted invites of the summer – and Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are keeping the guest list for their upcoming wedding to strictly their nearest and dearest.

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You'll Never Guess Who Is Helping Kim Shop for a Wedding Dress

Kim Kardashian's Wedding Dress Shopping Partner? Serena Williams

Originally posted 04/30/2014 01:45PM

With her May 24 wedding to Kanye West quickly approaching, Kim Kardashian has enlisted the help of pal Serena Williams to nail down some final details for her big day.

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Try This: Tennis Ball Cake Pops to Celebrate the U.S. Open

UpdatePosted 08/22/2013 05:30PM

Recipe: Tennis Cake Pops for the U.S. Open

Originally posted 08/22/2013 01:30PM

Even if you can't serve the ball with the best of them at the 2013 U.S. Open, you, too, can score with these tasty treats right at home.

In the spirit of the final Grand Slam event of the year, which kicks off Monday, celebrity chef David Burke and pastry guru Zac Young are whipping up tennis-themed white chocolate treats, complete with tequila and key lime juice. Guests at Thursday's 14th annual BNP Paribas Taste of Tennis in N.Y.C. will get a chance to sample the Williams sisters-worthy confections as well as a variety of dishes created by tennis stars and celeb chefs alike. (Veteran chef Marcus Samuelsson is co-hosting the event with – who else? – tennis pro Serena Williams.)

You game? We adapted the recipe into a cake pop dessert that's sure to get your fans cheering:

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Meet Venus Williams's New Boyfriend | Venus Williams

Venus Williams Is Dating Cuban Model Elio Pis

Originally posted 09/09/2012 10:00AM

Venus has a hot new man!

After dropping out of last year's U.S. Open and announcing she was suffering from Sjögren's Syndrome, a happy and healthy Venus Williams made a triumphant return to the New York Grand Slam tournament last week with her new boyfriend at her side. The tennis champ, 32, has been dating Cuban model Elio Alberto Pis, 24, for several months, PEOPLE has learned.

And it's been a love match on and off the court.

The couple were seen holding hands and sweetly kissing each other while walking through the corridors of Arthur Ashe Stadium. During all of her matches, Pis sat courtside with Williams's friends and family, cheering the two-time U.S. Open winner. Her return was cut short, though. Williams lost to Germany's Angelique Kerber in the second round on Aug. 30, and she was eliminated from the doubles competition with younger sister Serena on Sept. 3.

With Williams set to present her clothing line, EleVen, during New York Fashion Week, expect to see more of Pis. As he steps out with the tennis ace, here are five things to know about the guy that has won over her heart:

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Serena Williams's Shopping Grand Slam in New York | Serena Williams

Serena Williams's Shopping Grand Slam in New York

Originally posted 08/30/2012 06:00AM

When it comes to tennis – and fashion! – Serena Williams knows how to serve.

The 30-year-old tennis champion is in New York for the U.S. Open and when she isn't competing on the court, she's been shopping!

The gold medalist was spotted at the MCM Shops at the Plaza Hotel on Monday.

"She purchased three classic MCM Cognac Visetos bags," an onlooker tells PEOPLE. "Including the flight bag, shopper and drawstring."
– Maggie Coughlan

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Olympic Medal Roundup: Here's What You Missed This Weekend

Olympic Medal Roundup: Here's What You Missed This Weekend

Originally posted 08/06/2012 07:30AM

As the London 2012 Olympic Games press on, Saturday and Sunday's exciting events propelled British athletes to the forefront.

Although China leads with the most medals – 61, including 30 gold, 17 silver and 14 bronze – Team GB's victories helped boost the host country's morale with an outpouring of spirit and success during days 9 and 10 of the Games.

Team USA experienced highs and lows as well, as the medal count grew to 57 – 27 gold, 14 silver and 16 bronze – with Serena Williams taking home two gold medals and fan favorite McKayla Maroney's surprising finish in the women's vault final.

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Serena Williams Dominates Maria Sharapova to Win Olympic Gold | Serena Williams

Serena Williams Dominates Maria Sharapova to Win Olympic Gold

Originally posted 08/04/2012 11:35AM

Serena Williams has another gold medal.

The reigning Wimbledon champion returned Saturday to the grass surface of Centre Court (the tennis venue at the London Games) to compete against Russia's Maria Sharapova in the women's singles final – and dominated.

Williams, who served three aces in the opening game, beat her opponent 6-0, 6-1.

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