Although she won in straight sets against Alize Cornet to advance to the fourth round of the Australian Open, Maria Sharapova is far from playing her best tennis after missing the second half of 2013 with a shoulder injury.
In this week's W Debate, Jane McManus and Melissa Isaacson discuss why Venus Williams should not retire from tennis despite her recent struggles.
No. 3 Maria Sharapova fell to the 131st-ranked player and No. 2 Victoria Azarenka withdrew citing injury as top seeds continued to disappear at Wimbledon.
Venus Williams lost a marathon first-round match to Poland's Urszula Radwanska at the French Open, leaving questions about her ongoing back injury and her future in her wake.
Serena Williams showed no ill effects of the ankle injury she had suffered two days earlier. In fact, she appeared increasingly mobile as the match progressed, despite the stifling heat.
The Williams sisters seemed down and out, but 2012 proved to be a career year for Serena Williams. Her comeback was the biggest story of the year, but not the only one.
Serena Williams has overcome injuries and illness to win her fifth Wimbledon title.
Maria Sharapova has battled back from a major injury to reach her first French Open final, which will make her No. 1 again and give her a shot at a career slam.
Venus Williams has learned to live with Sjogren's syndrome. And now she's slowly learning how to win with it.
Formerly emotionally fragile and inconsistent, Victoria Azarenka has mastered her emotions with the help of her family and risen calmly to No. 1 in the world.
Kim Clijsters, Andy Roddick, Serena Williams look to find a groove at the Sony Ericsson Open after injury layoffs.
It makes perfect sense Venus and Serena Williams would make their comebacks to tennis together, after months-long layoffs due injury and illness, on consecutive days at the Sony Ericsson Open.
Kim Clijsters showed no signs of movement issues in defeating Jarmila Gajdosova, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0, at the Crandon Park Tennis Center.
News that the ugly U.S. Open final will be Serena Williams' last match of 2011 leaves Blair Henley feeling duped by a star who refuses to show contrition.
Saturday's semifinal between three-time champ Serena Williams and world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is the most anticipated women's match of the summer.
A freak injury nearly sidelined Castelli's sporting life for good. Now, thanks to a new leg and unyielding determination, she's making a fresh start.