World No. 1 Serena Williams, with a personal record winning streak intact, heads to the French Open as a huge favorite.
World No. 1 Serena Williams increases her lead this week in the women's world tennis rankings and Sara Errani sets a personal best by moving to fifth.
Serena Williams collected her fifth title of the year with a 6-1, 6-3 win over Victoria Azarenka in the finals of the Italian Open Sunday.
Serena Williams of the United States cruised into the Italian Open finals Saturday by dispatching Simona Halep of Romania 6-3, 6-0.
No. 1-ranked Serena Williams won her last eight games Friday in advancing to the semifinals of the Italian Open tennis tournament in Rome.
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.
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.
Ekaterina Makarova stunned world No. 3 Victoria Azarenka in three sets Wednesday in a second-round match at the Mutua Madrid Open.
Laura Robson posted a second-round upset of world No. 4 Agnieszka Radwanska in Monday's play at the Mutua Madrid Open.