France has almost as many players in the Top 100 as Spain, but for reasons yet to be confirmed, it is the Rafael Nadal-led Spaniards who get all the adulation, Sandra Harwitt writes.
Wimbledon marked the coronation of Serena Williams' comeback. While she's arguably the sport's top player, her sister Venus' tennis future is uncertain.
Serena Williams has overcome injuries and illness to win her fifth Wimbledon title.
A respiratory infection may make it more difficult for Agnieszka Radwanska's to defeat Serena Williams at Wimbledon and become No. 1 in the world.
Agnieszka Radwanska has been here before ... sort of. In 2005, she won the Wimbledon title as a junior. Saturday she'll attempt to become just the fifth juniors champ to win the women's crown.
Victoria Azarenka is starting to look a lot like the player who owned the WTA Tour for much of the first three months of the year.
With Venus, Rafa and Woz done and dusted, the first half of this Wimbledon fortnight has been curious indeed.
Whether it's her record-setting exploits on the tennis court or her multifaceted Twitter postings, people can't get enough of Serena Williams.
Venus Williams fell meekly to 79th-ranked Elena Vesnina, 6-1, 6-3 in the first round at Wimbledon. Can Williams fare any better on the same courts when the Olympics begin later this month?
All eyes will be on the Serena Williams-Victoria Azarenka tilt Thursday. But there are two other semifinalists who might just put on a better show.
When Serena Williams wins, she's happy. Go figure. So it comes as no surprise that she was grinning from ear to ear during the U.S.' Fed Cup domination.
A voyage to Ukraine to play a relegation Fed Cup tie, eh? Serena Williams isn't trying to fool anyone: She'll do whatever it takes to make the London Olympic field.
The Americans' sole purpose this coming weekend is simple: Get back to the World Group and start vying for Fed Cup titles again. Anything else is unacceptable.
You've probably heard by now, but the Yanks were shut out from the second week of the Australian Open. So what can they do to regroup?
Venus and Serena are finally healthy enough to take to the court again, and as usual, Mom, Dad and sis are right there with them.
It's time for the annual battle to see who is the best on Paris' famous terre battue, the red clay of the French Open. This year's women's draw could be the showcase for some established stars as well as some newcomers.