This one didn't come easily for Serena Williams, but she's sprinting full stride into tennis history.
Belgium is facing the prospect of dropping into the third tier of the Fed Cup because the federation is unwilling -- or unable -- to pay for the surface its players prefer.
As intriguing a year as 2012 was on the tennis court, there was plenty happening off the court for several players, Sandra Harwitt writes.
Former No. 1 Kim Clijsters ended her career with a 6-3, 6-3 victory over Venus Williams in a ceremonial farewell match in Belgium.
Kim Clijsters will play a ceremonial farewell match on Dec. 12 against Venus Williams.
Laura Robson became the first British woman in 22 years to reach a WTA final when she defeated third-seeded Sorana Cirstea of Romania 6-4, 6-2 at the Guangzhou Open.
Rain may have changed the date for the women's final, but no one could change the eventual outcome as Serena Williams steamrolled to her fourth U.S. Open title.
The U.S. Open women's singles final has been postponed until Sunday because of rain in the forecast.
Maria Sharapova is back in the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time since winning the title in 2006.
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.
Kim Clijsters hit her last shot as a pro tennis player into the net. Doubtful anyone will remember that, though.
There's been no dearth of drama in the first week of the U.S. Open, but this event will be remembered for two reasons: Kim Clijsters and Andy Roddick.
Kim Clijsters' final tournament will last at least one more match, after she and mixed doubles partner Bob Bryan won in the first round of the U.S. Open on Friday.
Andy Roddick and Kim Clijsters are gone for good. And how can that be good for tennis?
Defending champion Sam Stosur was pushed for the first time in this year's U.S. Open by American Varvara Lepchenko, but dominated the second set after winning the first in a tiebreaker.
Now, Kim Clijsters' career in women's doubles is over, too.