Top-seeded Americans Serena Williams, Sloane Stephens and Jamie Hampton all advanced to the third round of the US Open. Unfortunately, only one has the possibility to advance to the quarterfinals due to the draw.
Taylor Townsend had been told to stop competing until she got in better shape. The USTA had declined to cover her expenses to play in the U.S. Open, but has since said Taylor and her mother would be reimbursed.
Though she might be older than her much buzzed about contemporaries who are calling it a career, Serena Williams has no plans to join Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters down the retirement road anytime soon.
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?