US Open Championship in New York

US Open Championship in New York

Serena Williams of the U.S.A., fourth seed, waves to the cheeering crowd after defeating Kateryna Bondarenko of the Ukraine in the first set of play at the U.S. Open tennis championship held at the U.S. National Tennis Center on August 26, 2008 in Flushing Meadows, New York. (UPI Photo/Monika Graff)