It used to be teen queens like Martina Hingis winning Grand Slams. Not anymore. Three of the four US Open women's semifinalists are over the age of 30 due in large part to more comprehensive fitness and nutritional plans
Sloane Stephens reached the third round in the 2011 and 2012 US Open, the fourth round at Wimbledon in 2012, the Australian Open semifinals in January, the fourth round at the French Open and the quarterfinals at Wimbledon last month.
A recent study suggests that attractive athletes have more incentive to excel at their sport than others because of the endorsements that await them. Does that theory apply to Maria Sharapova and others on the WTA Tour?
Much has changed in the past year for Agnieszka Radwanska since she decided to replace her father with a new coach. A world No. 2 ranking. A win in a high-profile WTA event. A Slam final appearance. Is a U.S. Open win next?
In this week's "That's What She Said," Sarah Spain takes a look at Serena Williams' latest defeat and reminds us that no matter how Williams plays on the court, she's always got plenty to say before, after and between matches.