Australian Open: Novak Djokovic said Serena Williams, who has been stuck on 23 major titles since 2017, needed to see the "larger picture" of her achievements following her defeat by Naomi Osaka at the Australian Open.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka will aim a fourth Grand Slam crown when she faces Jennifer Brady in the final on Saturday.
Serena Williams broke down in tears and cut short her post-match press conference after another failed bid to equal Margaret Court's record Grand Slam haul, calling her defeat to Naomi Osaka "a big error day".
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka beat Serena Williams 6-3, 6-4 to reach the final.
Serena Williams reached a 40th Grand Slam semi-final, overpowering 2nd seed Simona Halep to book an Australian Open last-four showdown with Naomi Osaka.
Serena Williams' coach Patrick Mouratoglou said she had nothing to prove, but winning Grand Slams still remained the goal for her.
Australian Open: Simona Halep, whose seven-year streak in the top 10 is the longest active run among women, lifted her intensity and relentlessly hit the lines to force a ragged Iga Swiatek into errors.
Australian Open: Aryna Sabalenka, who has spoken about modelling her big-hitting game on Serena Williams, showed off her power with blistering serves and groundstrokes in the high-octane contest.
Australian Open: The Grand Slam is finally in its full flow, and has seen some exciting tennis. Defending champion Sofia Kenin has been knocked out.
Australian Open: Serena Williams beat Nina Stojanovic 6-3, 6-0 to reach the third round.
Australia Open 2021: Naomi Osaka said Venus Williams had an "aura" and Serena Williams hailed her ageless sister as "such an inspiration" after the 40-year-old powered into the Australian Open second round.
Australian Open 2021: An aggressive Serena Williams started her quest Monday for a record-equalling 24th Grand Slam title by thrashing Laura Siegemund 6-1, 6-1 in 56 minutes.
Serena Williams has not added to her glittering collection since beating her sister Venus in the Australian Open final in 2017 when she was pregnant with daughter Olympia.
Australian Open: Naomi Osaka, Victoria Azarenka joined Serena Williams and Simona Halep in the list of casualties ahead of the upcoming Australian Open.
Serena Williams pulled out of the Yarra Valley Classic at Melbourne Park Friday with a right shoulder injury just days before the Australian Open.
Serena Williams stepped up her preparations for the Australian Open with a 6-1, 6-4 win over Bulgaria's Tsvetana Pironkova on Wednesday at the Yarra Valley Classic.
Serena Williams appeared physically strong and in control en route to a comfortable 6-1, 6-4 win over Daria Gavrilova in 94 minutes as she counts down to the Australian Open next week.
Naomi Osaka recently became part-owner of National Women's Soccer League club North Carolina Courage.