Liguori: Vinci Played Brilliant, Took Advantage Of Serena's Nerves At US OpenThis was on the scale of Buster Douglas knocking out Mike Tyson, the undefeated, undisputed heavyweight champion.
Vinci Pulls Off Epic Upset Of No. 1 Serena, Sets Up All-Italian US Open FinalSerena Williams' pursuit of a calendar year grand slam ended in dramatic fashion on Friday with a three-set loss to Italy's Roberta Vinci.
Expected Evening Rain Pushes US Open Women's Semifinals To Friday MorningSerena Williams will have to wait to try to continue her bid for a calendar-year Grand Slam: Her U.S. Open semifinal was postponed because of rain in the forecast.
Liguori: With Pressure-Packed Hurdle Cleared, Serena Could Cruise To Calendar SlamWhat a special night Tuesday night was for many reasons. What theater! And it wasn't because Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian and Oprah were among the celebrities in the house.
Serena Doesn’t Hold Back Against Sister, Defeats Venus In US Open QuarterfinalsIf Serena Williams would feel sympathy for any opponent standing in the way of her pursuit of tennis' first true Grand Slam in 27 years, it might very well be her sister Venus.
Serena-Venus Showdown Serves Up Excitement For US Open FansSerena and Venus Williams will face off for the 27th time in a big tournament Tuesday night when they meet in the US Open quarterfinals in Flushing Meadows.
Liguori: Serena and Venus Ready For Another Chapter In Historic RivalryThe last time the two have met at the US Open was in 2008 in the quarterfinals. Serena won 7-6, 7-6.
Serena Williams Ousts Keys, Will Face Sister Venus In QuartersPlaying far better than she did earlier in the US Open as she chases a calendar-year Grand Slam, Williams set up a quarterfinal against older sister Venus.
Liguori: Hall Of Fame Coach Nick Bollettieri Advises Serena Williams Not To Talk About Calendar Grand SlamBut despite the nerves, Serena managed to beat Bethanie Mattek- Sands in their third round battle, 3-6, 7-5, 6-0.
Venus And Serena Each Now 1 Win From An Epic US Open Quarterfinal MatchupCan't count out Serena Williams, no matter how big the deficit, no matter how off-target her strokes, no matter how much the pressure might be mounting as she bids for a calendar-year Grand Slam.
Serena Wakes Up Late In 1st Set, Fights Her Way Into 3rd Round Of The US OpenWith her bid for a true Grand Slam at stake, and facing a qualifier ranked only 110th, Serena Williams was far from dominant in the second round of the US Open on Wednesday, but she found a way.
Liguori: Seeded Women Already Becoming An Endangered Species At US OpenThe US Open women's draw is taking a hit in the early going, with seeded players getting squashed right and left.