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.
The US Open women’s draw is taking a hit in the early going, with seeded players getting squashed right and left.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
Maybe’s Riske’s incredible run isn’t that much of a surprise considering her recent surge.
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.