Sports analyst Beasley Reece told Talk Radio 1210 WPHT morning host Chris Stigall that regardless of gender, she is the “greatest athlete in the country.”
A look at five of the best upcoming major sporting events in America.
Serena Williams defeated Caroline Wozniacki to win her 18th major title.
In the Open Era, there have been a number of tennis players to win two or more U.S. Open Singles Championships. Here’s the 6 tennis players who have won the most Singles Championship titles in the Open Era:
Two youth tennis players from Philadelphia will take to the court this weekend at the US Open in New York as part of Arthur Ashe Kids’ Day.
Serena Williams says she’s reaching out to the family of the victim in the Steubenville rape case after the tennis star was quoted in a Rolling Stone article saying “she shouldn’t have put herself in that position.”
Big-time tennis is on its way back to the Delaware Valley. Tickets for Philadelphia Freedoms matches go on sale on Monday and Grand Slam champions are in the lineup.
Finally tested, and even trailing, at Flushing Meadows, Serena Williams won the last four games for a 6-2, 2-6, 7-5 victory over top-ranked Victoria Azarenka on Sunday night, collecting a fourth U.S. Open championship and 15th Grand Slam title overall.
Chris discusses Mitt Romney’s relationship with Donald Trump and how it is being portrayed in the media. He talks to Ed Conard, a partner of Romney’s at Bain Capital, about is new book Unintended Consequences, to Phillies Television Play-by-Play Announcer Tom McCarthy about where the Phillies stand heading into June, and to Tom McGrath from the Philly Post about an article Chris wrote about President Obama’s college transcripts.
While the rain has probably gotten the most attention at this year’s US Open in New York, in between storms some great tennis has been played — including by a local favorite who has once again won a title.