MELBOURNE: Novak Djokovic underlined his supremacy in men's tennis on Friday as he marched unstoppably into the Australian Open fourth round -- along with Serena Williams, who raced through in just 44 minutes.
MELBOURNE: Defending champions Novak Djokovic and Serena Williams stormed into the Australian Open third round on Wednesday as tennis authorities came under fire over their efforts to fight match-fixing.
NEW YORK: Few people gave Roberta Vinci any chance of taking down Serena Williams in their U.S. Open semi-final on Friday, not even the unseeded Italian who conceded she had already booked an early flight home.
NEW YORK: Serena Williams' bid for a rare calendar-year Grand Slam came to a shuddering halt at the U.S. Open on Friday when the three-times defending champion suffered a stunning 2-6 6-4 6-4 loss to unseeded Italian Roberta Vinci.
NEW YORK: Top-ranked Serena Williams prepared for the penultimate step in her calendar Grand Slam quest Friday while Italy's Flavia Pennetta beat Romanian Simona Halep to book a US Open finals berth.
PARIS: Hsieh Su-Wei and Peng Shuai beat Sara Errani and Roberta Vinci 6-4 6-1 at the French Open on Sunday to take their second grand slam title in the clash between the top seeded women. Hsieh, of Taiwan, and China's Peng, both 28 and born four days apart, extended their win-loss record to 12-0 in doubles finals with their victory on the Paris clay, building on the Wimbledon title they lifted last year. The Italian pairing, seeded second, had won four of the last eight grand slams, including the 2012 Roland Garros crown and…