Five-time winner Serena Williams advanced to the third round of Wimbledon in just 49 minutes as former champion Rafael Nadal leveled his second-round match against Lukas Rosol at one set all.
Rain delayed the start of today’s play at the U.S. Open and is forecast in the New York City area for much of the day, with four men’s fourth-round matches and two women’s quarterfinals scheduled.
Two-time champion Rafael Nadal was eliminated in the second round of Wimbledon by the 100th-ranked player in the world, breaking the Spaniard’s streak of five consecutive finals at the All England Club.
Andy Roddick, a three-time runner- up, was upset in the third round of Wimbledon by Feliciano Lopez.
Defending champion Rafael Nadal advanced to the fourth round of the U.S. Open with a straight- sets victory over David Nalbandian.
The ATP World Tour, the governing body of men’s tennis, said the U.S. Open must do more to protect players’ health after Rafael Nadal led protests over conditions at the season’s last major.
Sabine Lisicki kept hitting aces past Li Na, each serve eroding her opponent’s chances of adding the Wimbledon tennis title to her Roland Garros championship.