Trailing in the first set of her first match at the Sony Open, Serena Williams grunted with every shot and screamed with every point she won.
Fifth-seeded Angelique Kerber eked out a victory in her opening match Thursday at the Sony Open, beating Peng Shuai 6-3, 1-6, 7-6 (5).
Tennis excitement has hit Key Biscayne just ahead of the Sony Open’s start Wednesday.
LeBron James of the Miami Heat is The Associated Press’ 2013 Male Athlete of the Year, becoming the third basketball player to capture the award in its 83-year history.
From Kim, to Lindsay, Kanye to Steven, the stars were shinning all week in South Florida celebrating themselves and art.
Serena Williams has broken the Key Biscayne women’s record for most titles, and Maria Sharapova has set a new standard for futility in finals.
Four-time runner-up Maria Sharapova advanced to another Key Biscayne final by beating Jelena Jankovic 6-2, 6-1 on Thursday at the Sony Open.
Serena Williams’ match was more than an hour old Monday before she began providing a soundtrack for her comeback.
Three-time champion Venus Williams withdrew from the Sony Open with a lower back injury shortly before her third-round match Saturday against fellow American Sloane Stephens.
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.