2007 TENNIS U.S.OPEN DAY 2
Maria Sharapova hits a forehand in her first round straight sets defeat of Roberta Vinci during day 2 at the U.S. Open in New York City on August 28, 2007. (UPI Photo/John Angelillo) .
Zheng Jie won two matches Wednesday, including an upset of top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki, at the WTA Brussels Open.
Top seeds Serena Williams and Maria Sharapova lost just four games between them Thursday in gaining spots in the quarterfinals of the Italian Open in Rome.
Two-time defending champion Maria Sharapova posted a solid straight-set win Wednesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
World No. 1 Serena Williams swept to a second-round win Tuesday at the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
Sara Errani matches her career-high ranking with a move to sixth and Caroline Wozniacki also is up a spot in Monday's update of the women's tennis rankings.
Serena Williams puts her No. 1 ranking and Mutua Madrid Open title on the line this week.
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.
Roberta Vinci won her third match-point opportunity Monday, sending Italy to the Fed Cup finals and ending the two-year cup reign of the Czech Republic.
Petra Kvitova bested Sara Errani in a reverse singles match Sunday, keeping the Czech Republic alive in its Fed Cup semifinal series against Italy.
United Press International