Li Na

Na Li (Photo by Jan Kruger/Getty Images)

China’s Li Na Pulls Out Of US Open Because Of Knee

Two-time major champion Li Na pulled out of the U.S. Open on Thursday because of a knee injury she said has bothered her for several months.

07/31/2014

Victoria Azarenka of Belarus plays against Flavia Pennetta of Italy during their US Open women's singles semifinal match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York on Sept. 6, 2013. (Photo: TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Azarenka Wins Ugly, Gets Dominant Serena In US Open Final Rematch

Six times, Serena Williams was a single point from winning on Friday. Six times, she failed to come through. All that did, of course, was delay the inevitable.

09/06/2013

Serena Williams plays a forehand during her women's singles quarterfinal match against Carla Suarez Navarro of Spain on Day 9 of the 2013 US Open. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Nears 5th US Open, 17th Slam Title In All

Yes, that’s right: Williams already owns 16 Grand Slam titles, is ranked No. 1, is three weeks from her 32nd birthday — and yet she still wants to get better.

09/06/2013

Flavia Pennetta of Italy embraces Roberta Vinci at the net after their women's singles quarterfinal match on Day 10 of the US Open at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on September 4, 2013. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Azarenka And Nadal Turn Their Games Up, Earn Spots In US Open Semis

Flavia Pennetta made her first Grand Slam semifinal, defeating 10th-seeded Roberta Vinci 6-4, 6-1 on Wednesday in an all-Italian quarterfinal at the US Open.

09/04/2013

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Djokovic Settles Down, Defeats Benjamin Becker To Advance To 3rd Round

Novak Djokovic faced two set points early in his second-round match at the US Open. But he saved them, won the set, then needed less than an hour to close out a victory.

08/30/2013

Na Li of China celebrates a point during her women's singles third-round match against Laura Robson of Great Britain. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Li Na Avenges Loss To Laura Robson In US Open 3rd Round

The fifth-seeded Li avenged her third-round upset loss to the young Brit at last year’s US Open, winning in straight sets Friday at the same stage at Flushing Meadows.

08/30/2013

Samantha Stosur of Australia reacts after she wins against Varvara Lepchenko of the US during their 2012 US Open women's singles match. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Defending Champ Sam Stosur Is Tested, But Still Ousts Lepchenko In Straights

Defending champion Sam Stosur was pushed for the first time in this year’s US Open by American Varvara Lepchenko, but dominated the second set after winning the first in a tiebreaker.

08/31/2012

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Li Na Beats Heather Watson In US Open 1st Round

Li Na reached the second round of the US Open for the first time since 2009, beating Heather Watson in straight sets.

08/27/2012

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Hartnett: Li Na’s Exit Biggest Surprise Of US Open Round One

Li Na crumbled against 53rd ranked Simona Halep and was sent home early from the U.S. Open. Na admitted that she lost her confidence during the match and proved that a strong mental approach is required to achieve U.S. Open glory.

WFAN–08/31/2011

U.S. Open - Day 8

Hartnett: Predicting The 2011 US Open Women’s Bracket

Sean Hartnett previews the women’s side of the 2011 U.S. Open. Check out his opinion on tournament contenders and 2011 champion prediction.

WFAN–08/25/2011

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China’s Li Na 1st Seeded Woman To Lose At US Open

Eighth-seeded Li Na of China was knocked out in the first round of the U.S. Open on Tuesday, losing 2-6, 6-4, 6-2 to 59th-ranked Kateryna Bondarenko of Ukraine.

WFAN–08/31/2010