| 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...
| Aug 18, 2014
| 7:37 PM
NEW HAVEN -- Sitting in a three-game hole against a sharp, upset-minded opponent, Caroline Wozniacki took a deep breath and found her footing Monday night.
This was an easy court for Wozniacki to regain her composure. The Connecticut Tennis Center is...
| Aug 19, 2014
| 4:50 PM
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NEW HAVEN – It is a perennial exercise among tennis observers envisioning life after Serena.
Just who will step up and seize the mantle as the next great American tennis player? Serena Williams...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 5:27 PM
NEW HAVEN — On Monday, Caroline Wozniacki said she felt like she was in great shape. She's training to run in the Nov. 2 New York City Marathon and her fitness is the best it's ever been on the tennis court.
But even top marathoners get tired. And...
| Aug 20, 2014
| 6:49 PM
NEW HAVEN -- Another top seed fell at the Connecticut Open Wednesday night, as Samantha Stosur upset No. 3 Genie Bouchard in straight sets at the Connecticut Tennis Center.
Stosur thoroughly outplayed the Wimbledon finalist, earning a 6-2, 6-2 victory....
| Aug 20, 2014
| 7:58 PM
NEW HAVEN — The bigger the stage, the better Genie Bouchard performs.
Put her on a court at the Australian Open, French Open or Wimbledon and Bouchard shines. She was a finalist at the All England Club two months ago after reaching the semifinals...
| Aug 14, 2014
| 4:08 PM
The list of highest-earning female athletes in the world might not surprise you, with the exception that mixed martial artist Ronda Rousey, who might be the most popular woman in America right now, is not in the top 10. Her big paydays might be coming...
| Aug 7, 2014
| 10:15 PM
Serena Williams advanced to the Rogers Cup quarterfinals Thursday at Montreal, waiting out a brief rain delay to beat Lucie Safarova, 7-5, 6-4.
On Friday, Williams will play Caroline Wozniacki, a 6-1, 6-0 winner over American qualifier Shelby Rogers....
| Aug 8, 2014
| 2:00 PM
MONTREAL -- Serena Williams woke up after a listless start to outlast Caroline Wozniacki, 4-6, 7-5, 7-5, in the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup on Friday.
Williams, the defending champion and world's top-ranked player, has won 14 straight matches at the...
| Aug 10, 2014
| 2:35 PM
Agnieszka Radwanska beat Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-2, on Sunday to win the Rogers Cup women's title in Montreal.
The third-seeded Radwanska, the first Rogers Cup champion from Poland, picked up her first tournament victory of the year and the $441,000...