US OPEN TENNIS 2005
Serena Williams, who is eighth seeded, signs her autograph for a young fan after defeating Yung-Jan Chan of Chinese Taipei during their game at the US Open held at the National Tennis Center on August 29, 2005. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)
Top-seeded Marion Bartoli and No. 2 seed Dominika Cibulkova will face off for the Mercury Insurance Open title following semifinal wins Saturday.
Eighth-seeded Christina McHale moved within one victory of her first semifinal appearance of the year Thursday at the Mercury Insurance Open.
Top-seeded Marion Bartoli survived a difficult test Wednesday to reach the quarterfinals of the Mercury Insurance Open.
American Christina McHale and Chanelle Scheepers of South Africa were among Tuesday's first-round winners at the Mercury Insurance Open.
Top-seeded Caroline Wozniacki ran her winning streak to 12 matches Thursday, easily reaching the third round of the U.S. Open.
Top-seeded Russian Elena Dementieva posted a 7-5, 6-3 win Tuesday over Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan in the first round of the WTA ASB Classic.
Top-seeded Daniela Hantuchova struggled Friday but still reached the semifinals of the $225,000 Commonwealth Bank Tennis Classic in Indonesia.
Anabel Medina Garrigues earned a shot at defending her Strasbourg International tennis tournament title with a semifinal victory Friday.
Swiss teen Timea Bacsinszky pulled off an upset Thursday at the Strasbourg International and will have a chance Friday for another.
Third-seeded Virginie Razzano of France was upset by Taipei's Yung-Jan Chan 6-1, 6-0 Tuesday at the Strasbourg International tennis tournament.