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.
When Charles Brewer was shown the piece of land in Guanacaste province, Costa Rica, back in 2006, he knew immediately it was what he had been looking for. Located on the Central American nation’s Pacific coast, it consists of 1,200 acres of rolling hills, with numerous overlooks, a crescent beach and roaming monkeys.
Vince Spadea, who in an 18-year up- and-down pro tennis career had wins over Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Rafael Nadal and Roger Federer, stood at net at East Hampton’s Buckskill Tennis Club feeding balls side-to-side to a winded amateur.
French Open champion Li Na became the highest seed to exit Wimbledon in a three-set loss to Sabine Lisicki, while Serena Williams recovered from a set down to reach round three and Roger Federer advanced in straight sets.