Twenty Grand Slam titles over 24 years, including being the winner of all four championships together, in the harsh and demanding world of professional tennis speaks volumes of the champion.
In a statement released by her solicitors on Tuesday, Anna Palus said the 27-year-old Australian had defamed her by making "a reckless and entirely baseless allegation."
Taylor Fritz blasted his way to a 6-3, 6-2 win over Australian Nick Kyrgios while Cameron Norrie fought back to beat former world No. 1 Andy Murray 3-6, 6,-3 6-4 in an all-British clash.
In an essay released by Vogue magazine, Serena has said she was 'evolving away from tennis'.
Kyrgios launched a dozen aces on the way to a 6-4, 6-3 win over his Japanese opponent to claim his first singles title since winning the same hardcourt tournament in 2019.
The 23-year-old asking the federation to instead invest the money in promoting tennis at the grassroots-level in the country.
The Serb beat the Australian in four sets, 4-6 6-3 6-4 7-6(3), to emerge the champion.
The big-serving 23-year-old, who was born in Moscow and reportedly still lives there, switched allegiance to Kazakhstan four years ago to gain more financial support.
The Kazakh claimed her maiden Grand Slam title with a 3-6, 6-2, 6-2 win over the Tunisian.
The top seed overwhelmed Britain's Cameron Norrie 2-6 6-3 6-2 6-4 in the second semifinal.