Serena Williams won the WTA Championships to complete her most successful tennis season as Roger Federer’s quest for a record-tying 12th straight berth at the ATP World Tour Finals was prolonged by defeat in his hometown tournament.
The chest-bumping Bryan brothers can complete the first men’s doubles Grand Slam tennis sweep in 62 years this week, yet they each would earn less than 9 percent of the singles champion’s prize at the U.S. Open.
Samantha Stosur is the U.S. Open champion, ending two Australian droughts of women’s Grand Slam singles titles that stretched back to tennis Hall of Fame members Margaret Court and Evonne Goolagong Cawley more than three decades ago.
Serena Williams won in straight sets against defending champion Maria Sharapova at the French Open for her 16th Grand Slam singles tennis title. Now she’s focusing on Wimbledon and Roger Federer’s mark.