Sisters Serena and Venus Williams lost a total of four games in rolling to first-round wins at the U.S. Open tennis championship, where rain pushed five-time champion Roger Federer’s opening match back a day.
Roger Federer could face Rafael Nadal in the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open, with defending- champion Andy Murray scheduled to face top-seeded Novak Djokovic one round later.
Francesca Schiavone fell to the court after becoming the first Italian woman to win a Grand Slam tennis title, then rolled over to kiss the red clay.
Defending champion Francesca Schiavone and Li Na won in straight sets to advance to the final of tennis’s French Open in Paris.
Third-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat Italy’s Francesca Schiavone in straight sets to reach the quarterfinals of tennis’s French Open.
After surviving “Wipeout Wednesday,” defending champion Serena Williams may face her biggest test at Wimbledon yet as she takes on a player with an equally powerful serve.
Top seed Novak Djokovic overcame an early slump to move to the French Open quarterfinals, where he’ll meet 35-year-old Tommy Haas.
Marion Bartoli won the first set of her Wimbledon singles final against Sabine Lisicki as she attempts to be the first French player to win a tennis major since 2006.
Rafael Nadal said he was relieved to move to the second round of the French Open after the defending champion overcame the booming serves of Daniel Brands.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal played his best match of the tournament as he joined top seed Novak Djokovic in the quarterfinals.