Found June 04, 2013 on Tennis Panorama :
By Ros Satar (June 4, 2013) PARIS – No. 1 seed Serena Williams overcame a spirited comeback by 2009 French Open champion Svetlana Kuznetsova to complete the semi-final line up for the top half of the draw 6-1, 3-6, 6-3.   It started very straight-forwardly for the American, as she romped through the first set [...]

Serena rallies to reach French semis

Serena Williams came from behind in the third set Tuesday and advanced to the French Open semifinals for the first time since 2003 when she defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova 6-1, 3-6, 6-3. Williams had been beaten the last four times she reached the Roland Garros quarterfinals, most recently in 2010. The 15-time Grand Slam champion won her only French Open title in 2002. Against Kuznetsova...

Serena Williams faces Kuznetsova in French Open QF

Shortly after the start of her fourth-round match at the French Open, Serena Williams double-faulted to give her opponent a chance to break. The next point lasted 11 strokes, and Williams closed it with a backhand winner down the line that she punctuated with a raised fist and the first of Sunday afternoon's many shouts of ''Come on!'' Williams, it turned out...

Serena Williams and Aga Radwanska Turn Up The Glam

 Photo Credit: Lorenzo Agius Could there be a better body image role model than Serena Williams? Essence Magazine doesn't think so, hence they chose Serena to cover their 'Love Your Body' issue. Essence is a monthly magazine for African American women, although I'm sure women of any size, shape and colour can draw inspiration from this stunning cover shot. Meanwhile...

Roger Federer Loses to Jo-Wifried Tsonga at French Open, Serena Williams Advances

PARIS — By Roger Federer‘s standards, defeat came early in the French Open. And it came quickly. The 17-time Grand Slam champion lost Tuesday in the quarterfinals to Jo-Wilfried Tsonga of France, 7-5, 6-3, 6-3. Federer was eliminated before the semifinals for the second time in past three Grand Slam tournaments, but only the fifth time in the past nine years at a major event...

ITF to Honor All England Club, Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams

  From the ITF-(June 3, 2013) The All England Lawn Tennis Club will be presented with the ITF’s highest accolade, the Philippe Chatrier Award, at the 2013 ITF World Champions Dinner on Tuesday 4 June in Paris at the Pavillon d’Armenonville. This year’s dinner forms part of the 2013 ITF Centenary celebrations.   The World [...]

French Open Results for June 4, 2013, June 5th Singles Schedule

ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 26-June 9, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors   Results – Tuesday, June 4, 2013 Women’s Singles – Quarterfinals (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. Svetlana Kuznetsova (RUS) 61 36 63 (5) Sara Errani (ITA) d. (4) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) 64 76(6) Women’s Doubles – Third Round (1) Errani/Vinci (ITA/ITA) d. Husarova/Lisicki (SVK/GER) 63 [...]

French Open Results for June 2, 2013

ROLAND GARROS Paris, France May 26-June 9, 2013 Red Clay/Outdoors   Results – Sunday, June 2, 2013 Women’s Singles – Fourth Round (1) Serena Williams (USA) d. (15) Roberta Vinci (ITA) 61 63 (4) Agnieszka Radwanska (POL) d. (14) Ana Ivanovic (SRB) 62 64 (5) Sara Errani (ITA) d. (20) Carla Suárez Navarro (ESP) 57 [...]

Roland Garros Day 10: Links Roundup with Federer, Haas, Williams, Gasquet and more

Roland Garros Roundup takes you through the Slam’s hot stories of the day, both on and off the court. Bryan Brothers make it through to the quarterfinals in no time. Shot of the Day: No.1 seeds Bob and Mike Bryan had an easy time of it for their third round doubles match against Oliver Marach and Christopher Kas. The German-Austrian team retired after just a single game. Serena...

Roland Garros Day 8: Links Roundup with Williams, Robredo, Nadal, Errani and more

Roland Garros Roundup takes you through the Slam’s hot stories of the day, both on and off the court. Viktor Troicki and Jo-Wilfried Tsonga switch sides during their fourth round match. Shot of the Day: No. 6 seed Jo-Wilfried Tsonga defeats Viktor Troicki in the most routine match on the men’s side, 6-3, 6-3, 6-3. The Frenchman next takes on Roger Federer who escaped a five-set...

Roland Garros Week 1 Done! Random Thoughts…

By James A. Crabtree Question- Can Serena Williams lose on current form? Answer- No What do Jiri Novak, Christophe Van Garesse, Thomas Enqvist, Tommy Haas, David Nalbandian, Lleyton Hewitt, Marat Safin, Rafael Nadal, Juan Martin del Potro, Novak Djokovic, Jo-Wilfred Tsonga and Andy Murray all have in common? They have beaten Federer in 5 set matches since his career began. Gilles...
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