Serena Williams started off strong at the Australian Open, but her first-round win didn't reveal much about the state of her game or that rolled ankle.
Last year the Hurricanes stunned the basketball world by tying for first in the ACC. This year, with everyone back and some key additions, they could be even better.
There was drama, tears of joy, angry outbursts, the emergence of new talent and some interesting scheduling during the 2011 U.S. Open.
While Serena Williams, one of the best players of all time, is riding the wave of an incredible comeback, Sam Stosur's chances are slim.
Samantha Stosur played her best tennis when it mattered most, stunning Serena Williams in straight sets Sunday to claim the U.S. Open title.
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.
In action for the first time since Monday, Serena Williams had her game grooving by the second set Thursday, defeating Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova 7-5, 6-1.
Gone are the days when Grand Slam finals regularly featured teenagers. These days, the average champ is strong, experienced ... and in her mid-20s.
The quarters feature such familiar names as Williams, Wozniacki and ... Angelique Kerber? Introducing two of the lesser-known players in the final eight.
Serena Williams passed another test Monday, looking impressive in her 6-3, 6-4 fourth-round victory over a resurgent Ana Ivanovic.
Though she lost to Serena Williams in straight sets Monday, Ana Ivanovic is again looking like the player who reached No. 1 in the world rankings.
The early losses of No. 3 Maria Sharapova, No. 5 Petra Kvitova, No. 6 Li Na and No. 8 Marion Bartoli, above, was one of the themes of week one.
What's good for the heart is good for your game? Caroline Wozniacki and Rory McIlroy are the latest high-profile couple on the global sports landscape.
A travel saga kept Russia's Vesna Dolonts from arriving Stateside until just a few hours before her loss to Venus Williams.
Maria Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open champ, is enjoying her highest world ranking since her return from a 2008 injury. But Serena's still the favorite.
The U.S. Open starts in a week, and world No. 1 Caroline Wozniacki is looking anything but the favorite.