NEW YORK - Denmark’s Caroline Wozniacki said nerves and a slow start cost her any chance of beating Serena Williams in the U.S. Open final on Sunday.
NEW YORK - For Serena Williams and Caroline Wozniacki, there is a time for friendship and a time for business, and business does not get much more serious than a grand slam final.
NEW YORK - Brief biographies of the women's finalists at the 2014 U.S. Open (prefix number denotes seeding):
NEW YORK - Serena Williams and friend Caroline Wozniacki arranged a get-together in the U.S. Open women's final, winning their Friday semi-finals in contrasting fashion on a stifling hot, humid day at Flushing Meadows.
NEW YORK - Caroline Wozniacki advanced to the U.S. Open final in dramatic yet heart-breaking fashion on Friday when China's Peng Shuai was forced to retire due to heat illness, putting the Dane one win away from winning an elusive grand slam title.
- Another top 10 seed in the U.S. Open women's draw is set to fall on Sunday when Maria Sharapova (fifth) faces Caroline Wozniacki (10th) on center court in the fourth round.
PARIS - Simona Halep knows the claycourts of Paris well after winning the juniors' title here six years ago, and she showed a firm intent to shake up the main tournament with a first-round demolition of Alisa Kleybanova.
MELBOURNE - "Best speech ever" was the universal verdict to Li Na's unscripted thanks at the trophy ceremony after she erased two near-misses at Melbourne Park with a joyous victory in her third Australian Open final on Saturday.
MELBOURNE - China's Li Na banished the ghosts of two Australian Open final defeats by overpowering Dominika Cibulkova on Saturday to win her second major title and give the grand slam of the Asia-Pacific its first Asian singles champion.