Top-ranked Serena Williams is the US Open champion again because she finally prevailed over No. 2 Victoria Azarenka 7-5, 6-7(6), 6-1 in the longest women's championship (2 hours, 45 minutes) since 1980.
Things look to be setting up nicely for No. 1 seed Serena Williams to battle No. 2 seed Victoria Azarenka for the US Open title. Not so fast. They'll have to get through two highly motivated opponents in Li Na and Flavia Pennetta first.
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
The third round is not yet over, but there's only one American left in the men's draw -- evidence that the wait for the next U.S. player to win the US Open will go into its second decade, Greg Garber writes.
Venus Williams shares some advice in "In The Game With Robin Roberts." "Believe in yourself," the seven-time Grand Slam singles champion says. "It's taking a chance because it's not always easy to believe in yourself. But take that chance and do it."