U.S. teenager Sloane Stephens yesterday reached her first tennis Grand Slam quarterfinal at the Australian Open, where she’ll play five-time champion Serena Williams for a spot in the final four.
Former champion Maria Sharapova was one game away from elimination before coming back to beat Garbine Muguruza and move to her fourth straight French Open tennis semifinal.
Justine Henin was knocked out of the Australian Open tennis tournament today by Svetlana Kuznetsova, losing 6-4, 7-6 (10-8) in a third-round match.
Romania’s Simona Halep defeated Svetlana Kuznetsova in straight sets at tennis’s French Open to set up a semifinal with Andrea Petkovic of Germany.
Svetlana Kuznetsova opened her French Open tennis title defense with a straight-sets victory over Sorana Cirstea .
Former champion Roger Federer fought back to beat Gilles Simon in five sets and keep alive his pursuit of a second French Open title.
Defending Wimbledon champion Serena Williams was served out of the tournament she’s won five times by Sabine Lisicki.
Two years after losing her first Grand Slam tennis final at the Australian Open, Li Na is back in the championship match in Melbourne with a different approach.
No. 2 seed Venus Williams joined defending champion Svetlana Kuznetsova in the second round of tennis’s French Open as the tournament opened today.
"I have nothing to lose, she has all the pressure."
- Svetlana Kuznetsova on Jan 20, 2013