Under-par Serena Williams advances to French Open last eight
Under-par Serena Williams advances to French Open last eight

Serena Williams continued to struggle through the French Open draw on Monday, huffing and puffing her way into the quarter-finals with a 1-6 7-5 6-3 win over fellow American Sloane Stephens.

Sloane Stephens ends Venus Williams' 18th French Open at first hurdle
Sloane Stephens ends Venus Williams' 18th French Open at first hurdle

Sloane Stephens ended fellow American Venus Williams`s 18th French Open at the first-round stage with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 victory on Monday.

Stephens ends Venus`s 18th French Open at first hurdle
Stephens ends Venus`s 18th French Open at first hurdle

Sloane Stephens ended fellow American Venus Williams`s 18th French Open at the first-round stage with a 7-6 (7/5), 6-1 victory on Monday.

Madrid Open: Serena Williams ousts Sloane Stephens to extend winning run
Madrid Open: Serena Williams ousts Sloane Stephens to extend winning run

World number one Serena Williams extended her unbeaten record this season to 22 matches with a routine 6-4, 6-0 win over Sloane Stephens to move into the third round of the Madrid Open on Monday.

Serena Williams 700th win sets up Simona Halep semi
Serena Williams 700th win sets up Simona Halep semi

World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany`s Sabine Lisicki 7-6(4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals.

Serena Williams into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win
Serena Williams into Miami semi-finals with 700th career win

World number one Serena Williams overcame a dreadful second set to beat Germany`s Sabine Lisicki 7-6 (4) 1-6 6-3 on Wednesday for her 700th career win and a berth in the Miami Open semi-finals.

Serena Williams overcomes slow start to reach Indian Wells quarters
Serena Williams overcomes slow start to reach Indian Wells quarters

Top seed Serena Williams overcame a wobbly start to see off a determined Sloane Stephens 6-7 (3) 6-2 6-2 on Tuesday and advance to the quarter-finals of the BNP Paribas Open.

Blocking queen Sloane Stephens waves bye-bye to Twitter haters
Blocking queen Sloane Stephens waves bye-bye to Twitter haters

Sloane Stephens referred to Serena Williams as a "colleague" and said she has had to block "a lot" of her fans on Twitter after the two had a falling out following the 2013 Aussie Open.

Serena Williams powers through at Indian Wells
Serena Williams powers through at Indian Wells

Top seed Serena Williams stepped up her comeback from a 14-year Indian Wells boycott by storming into the fourth round with a 6-2, 6-0 demolition of error-prone Zarina Diyas on Sunday.

Maria Sharapova to play first Mexico Open
Maria Sharapova to play first Mexico Open

Russian tennis star Maria Sharapova will compete in her first Mexico Open Monday.

Australian Open, Day 2: Victoria Azarenka, Novak Djokovic lead proceedings as top seeds progress
Australian Open, Day 2: Victoria Azarenka, Novak Djokovic lead proceedings as top seeds progress

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka stormed through her grudge match with American Sloane Stephens on Tuesday to reach the second round at Melbourne Park.

Grudge match looms for comeback queen Victoria Azarenka
Grudge match looms for comeback queen Victoria Azarenka

Two-time Australian Open champion Victoria Azarenka faces a first-round grudge match against American Sloane Stephens as she seeks to resurrect her career at the opening Grand Slam of the season.

Sara Errani falls in Auckland first round
Sara Errani falls in Auckland first round

Second seed Sara Errani crashed out of the opening round of the Auckland Classic WTA tournament Monday, beaten in straight sets by Slovakian Daniela Hantuchova.

Top seed Ivanovic through in Birmingham but Stosur ousted

Top seed Ana Ivanovic breezed into the quarter-finals of the Aegon Classic in Birmingham, England with a 6-1 6-1 victory over American Lauren Davis on Thursday but second seed Samantha Stosur was knocked out.

Halep to meet Kuznetsova as Petkovic tackles Errani

Romania`s Simona Halep, the fourth and highest seed remaining in the French Open, qualified for the quarter-finals for the first time when she overcame America`s Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-3.

Halep trying to make Romanian history

Romanian fourth seed Simona Halep reached the quarter-finals of the French Open on Monday as she defeated American Sloane Stephens 6-4, 6-3.

Fourth seed Halep, Stephens into French Open last 16

Fourth seed Simona Halep had too many tricks up her sleeve for unseeded Spaniard Maria-Teresa Torro-Flor as she glided into the fourth round of the French Open with a 6-3, 6-0 win on Saturday.

Stephens leads way for USA

She is the top-ranked American player left in the woman`s draw but that matters not to Sloane Stephens.

Sharapova joins Li Na to move into third round of Madrid Open

Russian ace Maria Sharapova has joined Chinese star Li Na in moving into the third round of the women`s Madrid Open following their respective second round wins on Tuesday.

Pennetta beats injured Radwanska in Indian Wells final

Italy`s Flavia Pennetta captured the biggest title of her career on Sunday when she beat Poland`s ailing Agnieszka Radwanska in the final of the BNP Paribas Open at Indian Wells.