Serena Williams at No. 28 doesn’t make sense. She’ll face top players early in the women’s draw and prevent better players from getting to the later rounds — where they should be competing. That is what the seeding system is all about!
Three-time U.S. Open champion Serena Williams could face No. 4-seeded Victoria Azarenka in the third round, and two-time winner Venus Williams could meet No. 22 Sabine Lisicki in the second.
Serena Williams is back home recuperating after two health scares she describes as “extremely hard, scary, and disappointing.”
Kim Clijsters won a second consecutive U.S. Open championship and third overall Saturday night, easily beating Vera Zvonareva 6-2, 6-1 in a final that lasted exactly one hour and lacked any drama.
Kim Clijsters is one win from her second straight U.S. Open title after beating Venus Williams in three sets Friday for her 20th straight victory at Flushing Meadows.
In the featured semifinal at the U.S. Open on Friday, Kim Clijsters tries to stay on track for her second straight title after a 2 1/2-year layoff during which she got married and had a baby girl, Jada.
Esther Vergeer of the Netherlands — the world’s No. 1 ranked female wheelchair tennis player — hasn’t lost a match since January of 2003.
Vera Zvonareva let her opponent self destruct, taking advantage of 60 unforced errors to win her U.S. Open quarterfinal 6-3, 7-5 over Kaia Kanepi on Wednesday.
Nobody can say Kim Clijsters took an easy path to her U.S. Open title last year. She played both Williams sisters. This year, she’ll only play one.
Venus Williams struggled with her serve. She kept tugging at her dress. Every bit as big a nuisance was her opponent, Shahar Peer.
Her play sparkling as much as her sequined dress, Venus Williams easily eliminated 185th-ranked qualifier Mandy Minella of Luxembourg 6-2, 6-1 on Friday night at the U.S. Open.
Playing for the first time in two months, Venus Williams beat Roberta Vinci of Italy 6-4, 6-1 Monday night to reach the U.S. Open’s second round.
Melanie Oudin, the 18-year-old from Marietta, Ga., needed just 56 minutes to beat Olga Savchuk of Ukraine 6-3, 6-0.
Caroline Wozniacki has been seeded No. 1 at a Grand Slam tournament for the first time, getting the top spot at the U.S. Open.
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