Serena Williams reaches quarterfinals at the Olympics

American Serena Williams defeated France's Alize Cornet 3-6 6-3 6-4 and joined sister Venus in the quarterfinals of the Olympics Tennis Event in Beijing. The possibility of an all-Williams final is still alive. During the...

Serena and Venus Williams advance to the third round of the Olympics

The Williams sisters confidently advanced to the third round of the Beijing Olympics. Serena Williams beat Australia’s Samantha Stosur 6-2 6-0 in just 44 minutes dropping only six points on her serve in the match....

Jelena Jankovic wins first match as number one

Jelena Jankovic of Serbia has today officially become top-ranked player in the world and she celebrated that fact with a 6-3 6-3 victory over Zimbabwe's Cara Black in the first round of the Olympic...

Sania Mirza retires from singles at the Olympics

Sania Mirza of India retired in her first-round match at the Olympic tennis event. The world No.65 was trailing Czech Iveta Benesova 6-2 2-1 when painful right wrist forced her to retire. "It was hurting...

Ana Ivanovic withdraws from the 2008 Olympics

Right thumb injury eventually prevented world number one Ana Ivanovic from taking part at the Beijing Olympics. Top-seeded Ivanovic wasn't able to practice in Beijing at all because of the injury, but she was still...

Jelena Jankovic might withdraw from the 2008 Olympics

Jelena Jankovic, who will become world number one on Monday, decided to miss the spectacular opening ceremony of the Beijing Olympics because of a calf strain, and now I’m reading she might not be...

Jelena Jankovic misses opening ceremony of Beijing Olympics

Oh my God, Jelena Jankovic is already injured. The world No.2 will miss the opening ceremony of the 2008 Beijing Olympics because she sustained some minor injury during her Friday morning practice. By the way,...

Unfortunate Maria Sharapova to miss Beijing Olympics

Russia’s Maria Sharapova withdrew from this week’s Rogers Cup because of her persistent shoulder injury and stated that her participation in both the Beijing Olympics and the US Open was under question. Well, the...

Shoulder injury bothers Maria Sharapova again, US Open and Olympics participation uncertain

Maria Sharapova defeated Marta Domachowska 7-5 5-7 6-2 in her opening match at the Rogers Cup in Montreal but after the victory the three-time Grand Slam champion withdrew from the tournament with a shoulder...

Henin fears she might miss the Olympics because of air pollution

Top-ranked women’s tennis player Justine Henin is concerned about pollution levels in Beijing, the host city of the 2008 Olympic Games. The Belgian has breathing problems and she fears that high pollution in the...
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