Radwanska beat Nina Bratchikova of Russia 6-1, 6-1 on Tuesday to start play at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 91st-ranked Bratchikova had 28 unforced errors to only six for Radwanska.
Maria Sharapova’s stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that. That lopsided loss she suffered at the Olympics — well, that may have only been a false alarm, as well.
In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.
Venus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.
Federer beat Murray in July for his record-tying seventh championship at Wimbledon; Murray beat Federer this month on the same Centre Court grass for the gold medal.
Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open, with 2006 champion Maria Sharapova at No. 3 and three-time winner Serena Williams at No. 4.
This will be the second Major tournament missed this year by Zvonareva. She pulled out of the French Open because of a right shoulder injury.
WIMBLEDON, England (WFAN/AP) — Perhaps the upcoming U.S. Open in Flushing Meadows will be more kind to Venus Williams Playing twice a day proved too much for the women’s tennis star, as she lost in […]
Even at the age of 30, with two-year gap since her last Grand Slam title and a long list of recent health problems, Serena Williams is hoping she’s just getting started on something big.
About five hours after Williams won her fifth singles title by beating Agnieszka Radwanska, she and sister Venus were back on Centre Court to beat Czech duo Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka 7-5, 6-4 Saturday in the doubles final.
The 30-year-old American won her fifth Wimbledon title Saturday on Centre Court, beating Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland 6-1, 5-7, 6-2 to claim her 14th major championship.
Serena Williams lost in the first round of a major tournament for the first time, falling to Virginie Razzano of France 4-6, 7-6 (5), 6-3 Tuesday at the French Open.
Serena’s visit with Boomer & Craig went pretty well, considering she is openly rooting for the Miami Heat against the Knicks (boo!!!).
Williams took the Giants, but that wasn’t really her first choice. “I was rooting for the Dolphins,” she said. “We didn’t do so well.”
Serena Williams lost her cool, and then she lost the match. Now the biggest name in women’s tennis is tweeting about her US Open tirade.