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Roger Federer Struggles With Serena Williams’s Serve. And Vice Versa.

Jan 01, 2019 - The New York Times

PERTH, Australia — After nearly two decades of appearing alongside one another on billboards and in record books, Serena Williams and Roger Federer faced one another across a tennis court for the first time on Tuesday.

The incandescent stars, now both 37, finally aligned for the first time in a mixed doubles match between the United States and Switzerland at the Hopman Cup team event.

On the opening point, Williams pulled Federer wide to his forehand side with a sharply angled voll...