Maria Sharapova's serve and her groundstrokes were abandoning her. What she had was her conditioning. The five-time major champion rallied from a set down to beat 95th-ranked Alexandra Dulgheru 4-6, 6-3, 6-2 in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday.
Johanna Larsson rallied to beat No. 21 seed US hope Sloane Stephens 5-7, 6-4, 6-2, and Peng Shuai knocked out fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska at the US Open on Wednesday.
Sloane Stephens and Agnieszka Radwanska both are out of the US Open, losing in the second round.
Quite a show of athleticism.
It didn't count, but that didn't make it any less pleasing to Michael Jordan in the stands.
American teen CiCi Bellis became the youngest player to win a U.S. Open match since 1996 -- almost three years before she was born -- when she stunned Australian Open runner-up Dominika Cibulkova.
The top-ranked American beat Marcos Giron in straight sets.
Two of the GOAT, in one photo.
Maria Sharapova made a winning return to the U.S. Open, overcoming a few wobbles with her serve tosses before taking the final 10 games to beat longtime friend Maria Kirilenko 6-4, 6-0 Monday night in the first round.
Venus Williams went to three sets against unseeded Kimiko Date-Krumm but held on to advance out of the first round of the US Open.