Women's Tennis Tour Changes Rules For Players Returning From PregnancyThe WTA announced that players returning to the tour may use a special ranking for up to three years after the birth of a child.
Serena Suffers Her Worst Defeat Ever At Silicon Valley ClassicIn the most lopsided defeat of her career, Serena Williams ended her night in less than an hour as she lost her opening match of the Silicon Valley Classic on Tuesday to Johanna Konta.
Serena Williams Seeded No. 25 In Return To WimbledonShe is only ranked 183rd in the world, but Serena Williams has been seeded No. 25 for Wimbledon next week, after taking time off to have a baby.
As Serena Returns, Venus Says Her Sister's Game Hasn't LeftVenus Williams gave a scouting report on her sister. Serena Williams is back, and her game hasn't left. "She's got power, depth. She knows how to play," Venus said.
Serena To Miss WTA Finals With Injured ShoulderSerena Williams will miss the season-ending WTA Finals for the second year in a row, citing a right shoulder injury. Williams said that she is "really bummed" to skip the event, but that her doctor "insists that I stay home and heal."
Career Ends For Clijsters At U.S. OpenThree-time champion Kim Clijsters, playing in her final WTA event, came up a second-round loser Wednesday at the U.S. Open.