Exhausted Dinara Safina moves into US Open quarterfinals, saved by her coach

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Because of exhaustion Dinara Safina had almost given up her fourth-round match up with German qualifier Anna-Lena Groenefeld before it even started but her coach gave her much needed support and the Russian sixth...

Patty Schnyder, Elena Dementieva reach US Open quarterfinals

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Swiss 15th seed Patty Schnyder and Russian fifth seed Elena Dementieva joined Jelena Jankovic and Sybille Bammer in the quarterfinals of the US Open. Schnyder advanced with a 4-6 6-3 6-3 win over Slovenian Katarina...

Sybille Bammer beats Marion Bartoli, reaches US Open quarterfinals

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Austrian Sybille Bammer became the second player to move into the quarterfinals of the 2008 US Open with a 7-6 0-6 6-4 victory over No.12 seed Marion Bartoli of France. Seed No.29 Bammer reached her...

Jelena Jankovic beats Caroline Wozniacki, reaches US Open quarterfinals

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Second seed Jelena Jankovic became the first WTA player to advance into the US Open quarterfinals. The Serb defeated Danish teenager Caroline Wozniacki 3-6 6-2 6-1 in the fourth round. Jankovic surrendered the first set...

Dinara Safina almost lost to Timea Bacsinszky in US Open third round

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Swiss teenager Timea Bacsinszky almost stunned sixth seed Dinara Safina in straight sets, but the Russian recovered in the last moment and continued her successful run on the Tour (since May, in-form Safina has...

Ashley Harkleroad misses the US Open because of pregnancy

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Ashley Harkleroad, most famous for being the first tennis player to pose for Playboy, is not playing the US Open because of pregnancy. The 23-year-old Harkleroad had an emergency surgery in March when she had...

Venus Williams comfortably into fourth round at US Open

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Seventh seed Venus Williams moved into the fourth round of the US Open with an imposing 6-2 6-1 victory over No.27 seed Alona Bondarenko of Ukraine. Williams, the 2000 and 2001 champion, served three aces...

Marion Bartoli beats Lindsay Davenport in the third round of the US Open

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France’s Marion Bartoli defeated local favorite Lindsay Davenport 6-1 7-6 to move into the fourth round of the US Open. The 1998 champion Davenport was asked whether she believed her defeat to No.12 seed Bartoli...

Svetlana Kuznetsova loses in US Open third round

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The 2004 champion and last year’s finalist Svetlana Kuznetsova lost 6-3 6-7 6-3 in the third round of the US Open to Katarina Srebotnik of Slovenia. Third-seeded Kuznetsova was erratic and made 36 unforced errors,...

Jankovic overcomes Zheng, hair stays intact

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Second seed Jelena Jankovic advanced to the fourth round of the US Open with a hard-fought victory over Wimbledon semifinalist Jie Zheng of China, ranked 37th in the world. I’m joking about this "hair...