Johanna Larsson

Maria Sharapova returns a shot against Alexandra Dulgheru during their second-round match at the US Open on Aug. 27, 2014. (Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images)

No. 5 Sharapova Avoids Becoming Another Notable Upset On Day 3 Of Open

Maria Sharapova rallied from a set down to overcome a shaky serve and advance at the U.S. Open.


Victoria Azarenka/file (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Azarenka Takes Out Larsson, Advances To 2nd Round Of US Open

Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat 60th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-1, 6-3 in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. Azarenka broke Larsson’s serve to convert her first match point and win in just 70 minutes.