Moments after one of the worst losses of her career, Serena Williams walked into the women’s locker room sobbing.
When she met with the press 20 minutes later she was still teary-eyed. And she did not want to talk about her match.
“I really don't feel like talking about it, to be honest,” she said. Read More
In anticipation of tonight’s fantastically wonderful match-up of Serena Williams and Justine Henin, I’m trying something new: live-blogging from Arthur Ashe Stadium. Instant analysis!
If you feel like being a part of this bold venture, chime in in the comments section or get me on AIM at ‘Jets20012.’
8:16: One minute from the first Read More
Justine Henin came off the practice court at 5, some two hours before her much-awaited rematch against Serena Williams tonight.
I caught up with Carlos Rodriguez, her coach, and asked him about the match.
“We come here to play these type of matches,” he said. “It’s exciting and it’s difficult. It's my job to help Read More
Before the Open began, Serena Williams discussed how eager she was to take on Justine Henin, who she’s lost to at both the French Open and Wimbledon this year:
“I’m excited actually…She’s one of my favorite opponents to play. She has a good game and she brings it to you and she enjoys the Read More
Is Serena Williams secretly injured?
After her match against Marion Bartoli, she was asked if anything was affecting her physically: “I would be the last person to tell you just in case Justine or Safina reads it, and they're like, ‘Oh, I know what to do.’”
Then her father, Richard, had this to say to Read More
It’s time to start talking about tonight’s match between Serena Williams and Justine Henin, the latest installment in what some of my favorite tennis experts consider to be the greatest rivalry going on the women’s side.
“Serena-Henin is the best,” said Jon Wertheim, a senior writer for Sports Illustrated. “There’s some history there. They played Read More
Don't look further than Day 7. This will be the best day at the 2007 U.S. Open.
The Williams sisters both have fantastically difficult challenges on Ashe today. We’ll preview both matches this morning and find out exactly what their opponents need to do to win.
Meanwhile, Justine Henin gets Dinara Safina in an extremely Read More
The Ahsha Rolle story is over, as Marat Safin's sister Dinara Safina put her away in straight sets. Justine Henin once again rolled in straight sets, 6-0, 6-2. She's trounced her opponents 36-9 through three rounds.
Novak Djokovic and the grisly Czech veteran Radek Stepanek are playing a thrilling match at Louis Armstrong. Stepanek took Read More
After last night's exhilarating action, we've got some great tennis to follow up.
At 11am, Justine Henin plays at Ashe while Novak Djokovic plays at Louis Armstrong. In the afternoon, Ana Ivanovic, Tim Henman, Marion Bartoli and Serena Williams all play.
Lleyton Hewitt will play on Louis Armstrong at night, while Venus Williams and Read More
After a slow day yesterday, we’re back to a really strong lineup of matches today.
Rafael Nadal debuts at the Open at Arthur Ashe, right after Ana Ivanovic and Venus Williams finish up against their unknown opponents.
Streaky Marat Safin plays at 11 this morning on Louis Armstrong, followed by Justine Henin. Next door, Read More