Serena Williams Wins 29th Career Title At Bangalore
03.10.2008 BANGALORE-- Serena Williams Sunday at the Bangalore Open final defeated 4th seeded Patty Schnyder of Switzerland 7-5,
6-3 to win her first WTA Tour singles title of 2008. Williams dropped only one set for the week, Saturday versus her sister
Venus Williams in the semifinals. For the title win, Williams won $95,000, 275 WTA Tour rankings points and her 29th career
"It was so nice being in India and winning the title made it even better," said Williams. "A week back I was not
even sure I will be able to play, so to win my first title of the year makes it a very special visit."
Williams Sisters' Fireworks Light Up Bangalore Night
03.10.2008 BANGALORE-- At the Bangalore Open in semifinal two Saturday night Indian time, American
Venus Williams battled back from 3-6, 0-2 to reach matchpoint at 3-6, 6-3, 6-5 only to finally succomb to her younger sister Serena
Williams in a third set tiebreaker 3-6, 6-3, 7-6(7-4). Serena Williams advances to Sunday's final while Venus can take away that her
performance today rivaled even her sister's. Full Story
Serena Williams To Meet Venus Williams In India
03.07.2008 BANGALORE-- Serena Williams Saturday faces her sister Venus Williams at the Bangalore Open semifinals. Head to head Serena is tied
with Venus 7-7 and lost their last meeting at the 2005 US Open 7-6(7-5), 6-2. Serena will need to play some of her best tennis to advance to the
final since Venus is playing well this week. In round one Serena was given a bye. In round two Serena defeated Tzipora Obziler 7-5, 6-0. In the
quarterfinals Serena defeated Anastassia
Rodionova 6-1, 6-4.
The all Williams match is not scheduled to be shown on television in the USA, but you can
follow the scores live here and get information
about how to watch the match free online on the internet. Serena's match is the second semifinal of the day with the first semifinal starting at
7:30am CST USA. We estimate Serena will take the court at 9:00am CST USA.