U.S. OPEN TENNIS ROUND TWO IN NEW YORK
Ai Sugiyama of Japan plays against Ekaterina Makarova of Russia during Round 2 of the U.S. Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in Flushing Meadows-Corona Park in New York on August 29, 2007. (UPI Photo/Laura Cavanaugh)
Laura Robson posted a Rome International tennis tournament win Monday over Venus Williams that gives her a match against world No. 1 Serena Williams.
World No. 1 Serena Williams needed to rally Friday to claim a quarterfinal win at the Mutua Madrid Open.
World No. 1 and defending champion Serena Williams dropped just two points on serve Thursday in grabbing a berth in the quarterfinals of the Mutua Madrid Open.
Ekaterina Makarova stunned world No. 3 Victoria Azarenka in three sets Wednesday in a second-round match at the Mutua Madrid Open.
Defending champ Serena Williams and Agnieszka Radwanska each advanced but Li Na fell Sunday in first-round action at the Madrid Open.
Jelena Jankovic and Carla Suarez Navarro advanced with first-round upset wins Wednesday at the Porsche Tennis Grand Prix in Germany.
The Russian doubles team of Ekaterina Makarova and Elena Vesnina bested their Slovakian opponents Sunday, completing an improbable Fed Cup semifinal rally.
Fed Cup veterans Dominika Cibulkova and Daniela Hantuchova will have the singles assignments for the Slovak Republic a semifinal series against Russia.
No. 2 seed Maria Sharapova breezed into the third round of the Sony Open Friday and Lauren Davis took advantage of her second chance.
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