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Sloane Stephens lost in the first round of the Dubai Championship on Monday, the latest setback for the rising American star who reached the Australian Open semifinals.
Angelique Kerber survived some nervous moments before fending off American teenager Madison Keys in the third round of the Australian Open, then got to blow out the candles on a cake to celebrate her 25th birthday.
Maria Sharapova came from behind after a rain delay for the second straight match, advancing to the U.S. Open semifinals with a three-set victory over Marion Bartoli.
Black hood pulled up over his head, ice bag resting on his shoulder, Andy Roddick walked briskly into the parking lot to catch his waiting ride.
Maria Sharapova is trying to shift momentum after a rain delay for the second straight match at this year's U.S. Open.
His match, and his retirement, put off for at least another day, Andy Roddick stepped out of Arthur Ashe Stadium and into the drizzly night, a black jacket's hood pulled overhead, a bag of ice soothing his right shoulder.
Trying to get back to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time since winning the 2006 title, Maria Sharapova found herself trailing in the final set against Nadia Petrova when some rain came.
Laura Robson ran into a camera crew when she stepped outside her hotel before heading to the U.S. Open on Sunday.
Thanks in part to a little pep talk, Maria Sharapova returned to the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time since winning the title in 2006.
Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka withdrew from the Rogers Cup on Friday because of a knee injury.
Serena Williams has had little time to reflect on her first Grand Slam title in two years and even less time to sleep with a schedule she says is "probably the most hectic it has been in my career."
Marion Bartoli of France reached the quarterfinals of the Eastbourne championships on Wednesday after defeating Aleksandra Wozniak of Canada 6-2, 6-2.
Top-seeded Maria Sharapova was ousted from the quarterfinals of Open GDF Suez on Friday, beaten by Angelique Kerber of Germany 6-4, 6-4.
The status quo has been maintained at the top of the men's rankings after Novak Djokovic's dramatic win over Rafael Nadal at the Australian Open, unlike the situation on the women's tour.
Caroline Wozniacki's stats in tennis majors make for grim reading.
"I'm glad I was able to play against her last year at Wimbledon because I think that was my best chance to ever beat her," Bartoli said. "I predicted that last year here at Stanford. And I think my prediction was kind of right."
"I had to dig deep to raise my game and keep believing in the victory," Bartoli said. "My strength was to never give in. Even though I sometimes made tactical mistakes, I always tried to find a solution."