Liguori: All-Class Clijsters Says Goodbye To Singles GameKim Clijsters said that the US Open inspired her to do so well, but she inspired so many with her class and grace.
Clijsters' Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US OpenThe 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.
All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis' Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US OpenIn 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.
U.S. Open Draw: Federer, Murray On Collision Course For Marquee RematchFederer 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 Seeded No. 1 At U.S. Open; Serena Seeded FourthTop-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.
16th-Ranked Vera Zvonareva Withdraws From U.S. Open Due To Viral IllnessThis will be the second Major tournament missed this year by Zvonareva. She pulled out of the French Open because of a right shoulder injury.
Liguori: Another 'Heat Of The Moment,' Losing Moment For Serena WilliamsNot sure I know anybody who picked Samantha Stosur of Australia to win the US Open title, particularly against Serena Williams, three-time US Open champ and heavy favorite to win it all. But I must say, I was totally impressed with Stosur’s game.
With US Open Finals Near, Serena Williams The One To Watch Whether or not she ends up holding the trophy at the end, Serena Williams has no competition at Flushing Meadows. She is the top personality, the woman to watch in a sport that has struggled of late to find, and hold onto, a compelling star.