Serena Williams learned sister's killer had been released from prison just ...

Telegraph.co.uk Speculation over the shock scoreline began almost immediately after Konta thrashed Williams in just 53 minutes and now, in a wide-ranging interview with Time Magazine, Williams has admitted that her focus was compromised after looking on Instagram just ...
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