- Wimbledon champions and world number ones Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams head the field for the men's and women's events at this year's U.S. Open, the United States Tennis Association announced on Wednesday.
- Serena Williams will rest for a week after withdrawing from the Swedish Open due to an elbow problem but is confident the injury will not derail her preparations for the U.S. Open.
NEW YORK - The U.S. Open leapfrogged Wimbledon as the richest grand slam event in tennis as the United States Tennis Association announced on Tuesday a 10.5 percent prize money increase for next month's championship.
LONDON - Standing a set and 5-1 up in the Wimbledon final against a Spaniard playing only her second match in tennis's most famous arena, a fourth consecutive grand slam singles title looked a formality for Serena Williams on Saturday.
LONDON - Having spent the last two weeks saying she would not talk about a possible Grand Slam, Serena Williams allowed herself a few moments to enjoy her sixth Wimbledon title before thoughts turned to New York and the elusive calendar year feat.
LONDON - After feeling the full force of Garbine Muguruza's ferocious forehand and being made to scrap like a bloodied street fighter, Serena Williams has seen enough of the Spaniard to make a bold prediction -- soon she will be a Wimbledon champion too.
LONDON - There was a lot of rooting for the underdog during top seed Serena Williams's Wimbledon final against Garbine Muguruza of Spain and though there was never much doubt who would win the fans were just thrilled to be there.
LONDON - A fresh-faced Spaniard who has a love-hate relationship with grass will be eager to prove in Saturday's Wimbledon final that the mighty Serena Williams is as human as the next person with blood, and not ice, pumping through her veins.
LONDON - Spaniard Garbine Muguruza's relationship with grasscourt tennis has not been smooth but it has blossomed so spectacularly that she now stands one win from being crowned Wimbledon champion.
LONDON - When all Serena Williams had to do was stand and watch poker-faced while Maria Sharapova banged down two double faults in a row to surrender the first game of their Wimbledon semi-final a sense of inevitability descended over Centre Court.