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PLAYERS: Serena Williams
Serena Williams will get an extra day of rest after her match was scrubbed from Wednesday's schedule at the rainy U.S. Open.

Williams sisters rally to win doubles at US Open

Venus and Serena Williams rallied from down a set and from down a break in the third to win their first-round doubles match at the U.S. Open. A day after Venus was eliminated in singles in the second round, the sisters beat Spaniards Silvia Soler-Espinosa and Carla Suarez Navarro 6-7 (5), 6-0, 6-3 on Thursday in front of a big crowd at Louis Armstrong Stadium. Serena won her second...

Serena Williams breezes to 2nd-round win at Open

Defending champion and top-seeded Serena Williams reached the third round of the U.S. Open with a 6-3, 6-0 victory over Galina Voskoboeva of Kazakhstan on Thursday. The first set took 44 minutes and was a struggle for Williams, who slipped and fell onto her backside while chasing a drop shot while receiving at 5-3. She got to the ball and saved game point, then closed the set two...

Williams, Stephens duel in 4th round

Yet to be challenged even a tiny bit at this U.S. Open, Serena Williams now gets a sure-to-be-hyped match against one of only three women to beat her all year, Sloane Stephens. From the moment the women's draw came out at Flushing Meadows, it was clear which potential fourth-rounder was the most intriguing: defending champion Williams against up-and-coming talent Stephens, the...

Schiavone hugs ball boy during loss to Serena

Serena Williams beat Francesca Schiavone in the first round of the U.S. Open so soundly on Monday that the loser requested a playful, comforting hug from a surprised ball boy. Williams played Schiavone Monday —and she wasn't so easy on the Italian tennis phenom. Williams, the top-seeded player and defending U.S. Open champion, crushed Schiavone 6-0, 6-1, winning...

Williams sisters move on at US Open

After a late night playing singles at the U.S. Open, Serena Williams returned Saturday afternoon and teamed with sister Venus for a 6-4, 6-4 doubles victory over Americans Raquel Kops-Jones and Abigail Spears. Serena Williams didn't wrap up her singles win over Yaroslava Shvedova the night before until 1:05 a.m. On Sunday afternoon, she'll play her fourth-round singles match...

Venus and Serena Williams Have Easy Wins to Open 2013 US Open

(August 26, 2013) Sisters Venus and Serena Williams had easy opening matches on day one of the US Open. Serena destroyed Francesca Schiavone 6-0, 6-1 in the night session while older sister Venus knocked off the 12th seed Kirsten Flipkens 6-1, 6-2. At one point in Serena’s match her opponent, a former French Open champion […]

Schiavone needs hug as Serena rolls

Serena Williams was so dominant in the first round of the US Open, her opponent really needed a hug. So midway through the second set of defending champion Williams' 6-0, 6-1 victory Monday night, Francesca Schiavone wandered behind the baseline, found a ball boy and enveloped him in a full-fledged embrace. It was that kind of evening for Schiavone, an often-demonstrative player...

Francesca Schiavone hugs ball boy while being routed by Serena Williams (Video)

Francesca Schiavone had a tough day on Monday. She drew Serena Williams in the opening round of the US Open, and the match went as many anticipated it would. Williams defeated Schiavone 6-0, 6-1. Realizing that she was totally out of it at one point, Schiavone decided she needed a hug. The 33-year-old Italian startled […]

Errani upset, Serena Williams wins

Sara Errani didn't feel like a big favorite at the U.S. Open, even though her seeding said she was. On Thursday, against her friend and Italian teammate, she lived down to her expectations. Flavia Pennetta ousted fourth-seeded Errani from the year's last major, 6-3, 6-1 in the second round for the biggest upset of the tournament so far. It was a loss Errani all but admitted...

Black Girls Rock: Victoria Duval stuns at the U.S. Open

Sloane Stephens, I know you’ve been eying Serena Williams’s throne, but you might want to fall back a bit.  There’s a new YBF chick, Victoria Duval, on the scene and she’s completely captured the hearts of America.  No really, Lil’ Wayne tweeted about her, so you know it’s real: Nice win Victoria Duval! Keep it up — Lil Wayne WEEZY F (@LilTunechi) August 28, 2013...

Day 1 Results for 2013 US Open

  US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 8, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Monday, August 26, 2013 WTASingles – First Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Francesca Schiavone (ITA) 60 61 (3) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. Sílvia Soler-Espinosa (ESP) 61 62 (5) Li Na (CHN) d. Olga Govortsova (BLR) 62 62 (8) […]

Day 4 Results for 2013 US Open

US OPEN New York, NY, USA August 26-September 8, 2013 Grand Slam Hard/Outdoors Results – Thursday, August 29, 2013 Women’s Singles – Second Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Galina Voskoboeva (KAZ) 63 60 (2) Victoria Azarenka (BLR) d. Alekandra Wozniak (CAN) 63 61 Flavia Pennetta (ITA) d. (4) Sara Errani (ITA) 63 61 (6) […]
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