Caroline Wozniacki is not Dinara Safina. She is not Jelena Jankovic. She has earned her no. 1 seed, and she is going to win a Grand Slam.
For the second straight year, Wozniacki took to the Ashe court in beginning of the second week, and flourished. Last year, it was walloping Melanie Oudin in straight Read More
Don’t expect Caroline Wozniacki to tell you how she looked up to Maria Sharapova when she was younger, no sir.
After her third round victory on Saturday, Wozniacki was asked when she was younger if she wanted to be like Sharapova–the champion, the spokesperson, the celebrity, the whole deal. Wozniacki chose someone else instead.
“Well, Read More
Roger Federer, Caroline Wozniacki and Maria Sharapova all advanced in straight sets despite the tough conditions.
And Mardy Fish is beginning to go on a run like he did in 2008. He won in front of a full-house at Armstrong to advance to the fourth round where he takes on the winner of tonight’s Blake Read More
The Shindigger, Parties
Any party at the New Museum is sure to be filled with tall, lithe beauties, but last night’s might beat the rest: a fête celebrating tennis star Maria Sharapova‘s new line of shoes and accessories for Cole Haan, co-hosted by Interview magazine. In one of the pairs of stacked heels on display in the museum’s Read More
Moments after Melaine Oudin finally put Maria Sharapova away after 2 hours and 58 minutes in another stunning upset, Sharapova strolled toward the women’s locker room with her usual confident strut. Sharapova brushed by a handler who was explaining to a perplexed Serena Williams why she was getting an 11 a.m. start time tomorrow morning, Read More
Well, CBS is sitting awfully pretty. Its coverage begins today and the network has what is far and away the best day of matches in the tournament so far. So much to watch:
Roger Federer v. Lleyton Hewitt; Ashe, 11 a.m.:
Now, this really shouldn’t be much of a match, but you know, it’s two Read More
Thanks to two unexpectedly long matches that resulted in two upsets, the schedule at Arthur Ashe got all crazy yesterday! And as a result, James Blake wasn’t finished defeating Oliver Rochus until well after 8 p.m., which meant that the night-match ticket holders had to wait nearly two hours to get into Ashe. (To the Read More
In one of the most intriguing, raucous matches of the day, which stretched into the evening session, Taylor Dent, a 28-year-old American who left the tour for more than two years with a serious back injury, defeated Feliciano Lopez, 4-6, 7-6 (8-6), 6-3, 7-5. It was an emotional return to the Open for Read More
Over the next two weeks, we’re going to be spending time with coaching legend Nick Bollettieri. Today, we asked him about Maria Sharapova, who he’s worked with in the past.
Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open champion, has been plauged by a shoulder injury that has been affecting her for over two years now. She missed Read More
The power servers are in town for the U.S. Open, and they’re hitting the party circuit!
As we were going to press Tuesday night, Maria Sharapova was expected to be lifting a glass to Frank Gehry at the Cooper Square Hotel. Both have contracts at Tiffany & Co—Mr. Gehry to design jewelry, and Ms. Read More