| Oct 25, 2014
| 4:15 PM
Serena Williams will get a chance to avenge a humiliating loss against Simona Halep after they both advanced to the championship match of the season-ending WTA Finals with victories in contrasting style on Saturday.
Williams beat Caroline Wozniacki in a...
| Aug 31, 2014
We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament.
That is, the last U.S. player standing.
When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
| Sep 3, 2014
| 12:24 PM
NEW YORK - Ekaterina Makarova outslugged Victoria Azarenka, the U.S. Open runner-up the last two years, 6-4 6-2 on Wednesday to reach the semifinals of the U.S. Open. The 17th-seeded Russian was steadier and more explosive with her big groundstrokes in...
| Sep 9, 2014
| 5:43 PM
CBS' broadcast of the U.S. Open men's singles championship -- the network's final presentation of the tennis event after hosting it 46 years -- attracted an average of 2.2 million viewers.
The low-rated Monday match was a lopsided affair with Marin...
| Oct 26, 2014
| 8:05 AM
SINGAPORE - Serena Williams destroyed Romania's Simona Halep 6-3, 6-0 on Sunday to win the WTA Finals championship, proving once again why she remains the most formidable force in women's tennis.
Williams avenged her “embarrassing” loss to...
| Aug 26, 2014
| 8:18 PM
FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Taylor Townsend has surely watched Serena Williams dominate first-round opponents at Grand Slams over the years.
This time, the 18-year-old was on the business end of it at the U.S. Open.
Williams cruised to a 6-3, 6-1...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 1:33 PM
NEW YORK -- Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the U.S. Open final in dramatic fashion on Friday when China's Peng Shuai was forced to retire due to injury, putting the Dane one win away from winning an elusive grand slam title.
Wozniacki was leading 7-6...
| Nov 1, 2014
| 12:53 PM
While the respective tennis tours wrap up their seasons this month, the renamed Miami Open on Key Biscayne is beginning to sell tickets for the prestigious, two-week tournament held in late March every year.
Last year's winners, Novak Djokovic and...
| Sep 7, 2014
| 3:25 PM
NEW YORK - Top ranked Serena Williams swept past good friend Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark 6-3, 6-3 in the U.S. Open final Sunday to move into the record books with her 18th Grand Slam title.
It was the sixth U.S. Open crown and third straight for the...
| Sep 5, 2014
| 4:33 PM
NEW YORK -- World No. 1 Serena Williams took no chances with the searing heat on Arthur Ashe Stadium court by racing to a 6-1 6-3 rout of Ekaterina Makarova to reach the U.S. Open women's final on Friday.
Williams, winner of the last two U.S. Opens, came...
| Sep 30, 2014
| 8:19 AM
BEIJING -- WTA Finals qualifiers Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Simona Halep confirmed their class with straight-sets victories at the China Open on Tuesday as two contenders to join them in the season-ending tournament suffered surprise defeats....