Simona Halep

Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark returns a shot against Jamie Loeb of the United States during their US Open first-round match on Sept. 1, 2015. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wozniacki Powers Into US Open Second Round

Fourth-seeded Caroline Wozniacki was in quite a hurry Tuesday, when she needed just 67 minutes to win at the US Open against an opponent making her Grand Slam debut.

09/01/2015

Lucie Safarova of the Czech Republic returns a shot to Lesia Tsurenko of Ukraine during their US Open first-round match in New York City on Sept. 1, 2015. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Liguori: Seeded Women Already Becoming An Endangered Species At US Open

The US Open women’s draw is taking a hit in the early going, with seeded players getting squashed right and left.

09/01/2015

Simona Halep plays a backhand in her women's singles loss to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni during Day 4 of the 2015 French Open at Roland Garros on May 27, 2015 in Paris, France. (Photo by Clive Mason/Getty Images)

Halep Bounced Early At French Open; Sharapova, Federer Advance

Simona Halep became the highest seeded player to exit the French Open so far as last year’s runner-up lost 7-5, 6-1 to Mirjana Lucic-Baroni in the second round on Wednesday.

05/27/2015

Serena Williams of the United States shows her frustrations during her straight-sets defeat by Simona Halep of Romania in their round-robin match during the BNP Paribas WTA Finals at Singapore Sports Hub on October 22, 2014 in Singapore. (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Suffers Worst Loss Since 1998, When She Was 16

Serena Williams was routed 6-0, 6-2 by Simona Halep at the WTA Finals on Wednesday in one of the most one-sided losses of the 18-time Grand Slam champion’s career.

10/22/2014

Second-seeded Simona Halep returns a shot against Mirjana Lucic during their third-round match at the US Open on Aug. 29, 2014. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Venus Beats Herself, No. 2 Halep Shocked By Qualifier In 3rd Round

Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Venus Williams in a back-and-forth match at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2014

Andy Murray returns a shot against Robin Haase during their first round match on the opening day of the US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center on Aug. 25, 2014. (Photo by Julian Finney/Getty Images)

Murray Battles Cramps, Gets Through 4-Set Challenge From Haase

Spinning in 70 mph second serves, grabbing at his hamstrings, Andy Murray gritted his way through cramps to win his first-round match at the U.S. Open.

08/25/2014

Serena Williams (Photo by Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Seeded No. 1 At US Open; Simona Halep 2nd

Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.

08/20/2014

Alison Riske (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

American Alison Riske Makes US Open Round Of 16

Maybe’s Riske’s incredible run isn’t that much of a surprise considering her recent surge.

08/31/2013

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012