Australian Open 2011 is underway down under. Venus Williams, the ladies 4th seed, and Roger Federer, the men's defending champion, each had tough matches on Wednesday. But the pair did advance.
Venus Williams of the US makes a forehand return to Sandra Zahlavova of the Czech Republic during their second round match, which Ms. Williams won, at the Australian Open tennis championships in Melbourne on Jan. 19.
Rafael Nadal rival Marcos Daniel is attempting to win his fourth major title in a row — the "Rafa Slam." Daniel saw, ever so briefly, why the top-seeded Nadal is among the best ever in the game.
Tiger Woods has seen four companies – Gillette, Accenture, AT&T, and Gatorade – drop their endorsement deals with him. Can Tiger Woods turn his golf game – and his business image – around in 2011?
Rafael Nadal said it's 'madness' when some refer to him as the greatest Spanish athlete. Rafael Nadal is now ranked as the top male tennis player in the world after winning his first US Open Monday night.
Using information from the International Tennis Hall of Fame website, we take a look at the best players over the years, based on Grand Slam singles victories.
US Open action on Friday has the women's semifinals. The finals are scheduled for Saturday night. The men will play their semifinal matches Saturday at the US Open.
Roger Federer defeated Jurgen Melzer Monday night. Caroline Wozniacki defeated Maria Sharapova. Today: Rafael Nadal and Venus Williams play.
Tomas Berdych, who defeated six-time champion Roger Federer in the quarterfinals, upset third-seeded Novak Djokovic after winning a dramatic tiebreaker in the second set.
Roger Federer lost Wednesday in the Wimbledon men's quarterfinals to Tomas Berdych of the Czech Republic in four sets.