Serena Williams ended a difficult-for-her Grand Slam season in the best way possible, winning her third consecutive U.S. Open title by beating Caroline Wozniacki 6-3, 6-3 on Sunday.
Back in May, in the aftermath of early losses for both at the French Open, good friends Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki — who also was about a week removed from the end of her engagement to golf’s Rory McIlroy — flew from Paris to Miami and hung out.
Instead of Novak Djokovic vs. Roger Federer for the U.S. Open title, first-time Grand Slam finalists Kei Nishikori and Marin Cilic will vie for the championship after a pair of semifinal surprises Saturday.
Taylor Townsend has earned a wild card into the main draw of the French Open after winning a U.S. Tennis Association qualifying tournament.
No. 2-seeded Li Na reached the third round of the Sony Open when Alisa Kleybanova withdrew Friday because of a viral illness.
Rafael Nadal won the US Open Monday night in New York.
Moments before the match, Tommy Haas sat in his changeover chair jiggling his legs, eager to face the world’s No. 1-ranked player and old enough to know such chances don’t often come along.
Sloane Stephens, 19, pulled off an upset for the ages at the 2013 Australian Open Wednesday when she beat the third-ranked female tennis player in the world, Serena Williams.
If you’ve ever attended a Marlins batting practice session, you already knew. But Monday night, the rest of the nation got a glimpse of the kind of bombs Giancarlo Stanton is known for in South Florida.
Giancarlo Stanton hit a grand slam off Jamie Moyer in a five-run fourth inning, Mark Buehrle was dominant after a shaky first and the Miami Marlins stayed hot by beating the Colorado Rockies 7-4 on Monday night.