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NEW YORK -- Serena Williams capped a dominating summer and earned player-of-the-year bragging rights by beating No. 1 Victoria Azarenka on Sunday in the U.S. Open final 6-2, 2-6, 7-5.
Williams, the reigning Wimbledon champion and Olympic gold medalist in singles and doubles, clawed back from a shaky second set on Arthur Ashe Stadium to earn her fourth major title in New York and 15th overall.
Azarenka was up a break, serving or the match and two points from victory when Williams rallied....read more
Becky GerhartzOH NO i'm gonna have grass stains!! OH NO that guy pulled out his phone camera!!
Becky GerhartzAnnouncer guy: "Roger Federer to be knighted by her majesty, the Queen." (England's National Anthem plays)
Federer: (takes off headband)
By Jeff Briscoe | Yahoo! Contributor Network
This was not the way it was supposed to end. There would be no glorious march to a 2nd Grand Slam title. There would be no surge from the overwhelming support of a friendly U.S. Open crowd. Reaching the age of 30 just a week ago, even the role of sentimental veteran proved a poor fit for Andy Roddick....read more
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Kyle CordiaWelcome David! Have fun sharing all of your sports memories.
Serena Williams produced another masterclass to saunter into the quarter-finals of the US Open with a 6-0 6-0 win over Andrea Hlavackova.
Hlavackova is better known as a doubles player and she was simply outclassed by Williams who hit winners at will on both wings.
Williams dropped just 12 games in reaching the fourth round and Hlavackova never looked like making any inroads, as she was handed down the dreaded double bagel....read more
By Tim Keeney (Featured Columnist) on September 3, 2012
Plenty of action remains at Flushing Meadows, but there have already been plenty of jaw-dropping events from the 2012 U.S. Open.
Let's take a look.
Andy Roddick's Retirement
Roddick is 30 years old. He's won 607 career singles matches and 32 career titles. He's been ranked No. 1 in the world. He won the U.S. Open in 2003 and led the United States to a Davis Cup title in 2007, its first in 12 years....read more
By Brian Stubits | Hockey and Tennis Blogger
September 3, 2012 3:08 am ET
|Murray has a 1-2 record against Raonic....|
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