Aiming for a sisterly third-round clash at the French Open, both Venus and Serena Williams instead were left in the red dust, Jim Caple writes.
Ana Ivanovic put too much pressure on herself after winning the 2008 French Open, but she's aiming for the top 10 again with a new coaching team and a fresh approach.
From Serena's dominance to the strong showing of other U.S. players, here are 10 takeaways from the women's draw in Paris.
With a new coach and sharper focus, Serena Williams has been sculpting a masterpiece leading to the French Open final.
Serena Williams is on a roll heading into the French Open final. The only person in her way: defending champ Maria Sharapova.
Facing yet another French Open quarterfinal loss, Serena Williams stayed positive and rallied from 0-2 down in the third set to defeat Svetlana Kuznetsova.
Healthy, at the top of her game, and looking for some revenge after last year's first-round elimination, top-seeded Serena Williams will capture the French Open, Melissa Isaacson predicts.
From the language in Paris to the clay at Roland Garros, Americans -- with the possible exception of Serena Williams -- are out of their element at the French 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.
Venus Williams has learned to live with Sjogren's syndrome. And now she's slowly learning how to win with it.
Put the Super Bowl hype aside for a minute and let's talk some real football! Melissa Jacobs heads to the chalkboard to take a look at some of Sunday's key matchups.