TennisForum.com - Reply to Topic
Thread: Williams sisters head field for U.S. Open Reply to Thread
Title:
Message:
Trackback:
Send Trackbacks to (Separate multiple URLs with spaces) :
Post Icons
You may choose an icon for your message from the following list:
 

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the TennisForum.com forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in









Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.



  Additional Options
Miscellaneous Options

  Topic Review (Newest First)
Jul 31st, 2002 02:12 PM
Bright Red What number are we up to now? Would this be Williams vs. Williams IV? Uh yes, I think so!!!!

Go Williams
Jul 31st, 2002 09:50 AM
Williams Rulez Venus - Serena! Hurray!
Jul 31st, 2002 07:51 AM
Amanda Venus and Serena~The stars of the tennis world!!!
Jul 31st, 2002 06:59 AM
servenrichie Let it be, let it be, let it be, let it be,
Whispering words of wisdom, let it be...
Jul 30th, 2002 11:14 PM
Shuji Shuriken TeeRex...i feel you 100%. let's rock girls.
Jul 30th, 2002 10:48 PM
TeeRexx I sense another All WILLIAMS Grand Slam Final coming to N.Y.!!
Jul 30th, 2002 09:45 PM
J_Migoe Go Venus! Go Serena! Leave them in their wake once again!
Jul 30th, 2002 09:21 PM
GogoGirl
Williams sisters head field for U.S. Open

http://www.nandotimes.com/sports/sto...-3858468c.html


"TAKE IT TO THE NEXT PHASE - VENUS & SERENA" "LET'S GET READY FOR THE PRIME TIME"




Sports: Williams sisters head field for U.S. Open

Copyright 2002
AP MegaSports

SportServer's Tennis Coverage

The Associated Press


AP Photo/Ted S. Warren
Wimbledon champion Serena Williams, left, is congratulated by her sister Venus after defeating her in their women's singles final on July 6, 2002.


WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (July 30, 2002 3:23 p.m. EDT) - Sisters Venus and Serena Williams, finalists at the last two Grand Slam tournaments, head the field for the U.S. Open, set for Aug. 26-Sept. 8 at the National Tennis Center in Flushing, N.Y.

Serena Williams beat Venus at Wimbledon and the French Open, avenging a loss to her sister in the finals of the Open last year. That was Venus Williams' second straight Open championship after Serena won the title in 1999.

Also in the women's field is Jennifer Capriati, winner of two Slams last year and the Australian Open in January. The Williams sisters and Capriati have swept the last nine Grand Slam events, every tournament since Wimbledon 2000.

Also entered are past Open champions Monica Seles, who won the title in 1991 and 1992, and Lindsay Davenport, the 1998 champion. Davenport will be playing in her first Grand Slam of the year after finishing 2001 as the No. 1 player in the world. She injured her right knee in the semifinals of the 2001 season-ending championships in November and did not return to the WTA Tour until last week.

Martina Hingis, recovering from ankle surgery, is not entered. The 1997 Open champion and holder of four other Grand Slam singles titles, Hingis had been the No. 1 seed at the U.S. Open from 1997-2001.

The WTA Tour Singles Rankings as of July 15 are used to determine entry into the Open. The tournament draw will take place August 21.

For the second straight year, the women's final at the Open will be telecast live by CBS in prime time on Saturday, Sept. 7 at 8:30 p.m. The winner receives a record $900,000.

Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome