Estonia’s Kaia Kanepi upset fourth- seeded Jelena Jankovic of Serbia in straight sets to advance to the fourth round of the U.S. Open.
Maria Sharapova, the No. 2 seed, beat Kaia Kanepi 6-2, 6-3 in the quarterfinals of tennis’s French Open.
Rafael Nadal ended his two-year losing streak at Wimbledon with a four-set win while Roger Federer and Serena Williams cruised into the next round without dropping a set.
Serena Williams’s Wimbledon defeat to big-serving Sabine Lisicki opens up the possibility of a first- time women’s singles champion at the All England Club.
Defending French Open women’s champion Li Na was knocked out in the fourth round by qualifier Yaroslava Shvedova. Men’s six-time champion Rafael Nadal dropped two games in reaching the quarterfinals.
Five-time champion Venus Williams was upset in the quarterfinals at Wimbledon today by Tsvetana Pironkova, who had never been past the second round at a tennis Grand Slam.