Venus Williams says she will not play women's or mixed doubles at the U.S. Open.
The Mets played the Astros on Friday, and Kim Clijsters threw the first pitch, on behalf of the Mets. She was introduced as "one of the best female athletes in the world." God forbid she should be introduced just as one the best athletes.
Vera Zvonareva did a photo shoot for the Vanity Fair website today.
Vania King says the U.S. Open is the least accommodating of all the majors.
Sabine Lisicki and Maria Sharapova have been hitting together at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
Panasonic has signed a three-year contract to sponsor the U.S. Open. The company will team with CBS Sports and the USTA to produce 3-D versions of the high-def matches shown on both weekends.