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Earthquake Relief a Hit With Tennis Stars

Federer throws together 'Hit for Haiti,' raises big bucks

(Newser) - Stars of the tennis universe got together today to hit a few—and raise hundreds of thousands of dollars for Haiti earthquake relief. Less than a day before the start of the Australian Open, Roger Federer threw together "Hit for Haiti," a slate of doubles matches enlivened by... More »

Serena Really Sorry This Time

'I admit when I'm wrong,' Williams says

(Newser) - Serena Williams, who offered no apologies in her postmatch press conference Saturday, issued a statement today on her website reversing direction, the Los Angeles Times reports. “I want to sincerely apologize FIRST to the lines woman, Kim Clijsters, the USTA, and tennis fans everywhere for my inappropriate outburst,”... More »

Clijsters Caps Comeback With Crown

Belgian rebounds from 2-year hiatus to capture 2nd major

(Newser) - After 2 years off, Kim Clijsters needed just two sets to capture US Open title No. 2 tonight at Flushing Meadows. The 7-5, 6-3 victory over Caroline Wozniacki of Denmark capped a dramatic run by the 26-year-old Belgian, who was unseeded in her third tournament since un-retiring. Her 18-month-old daughter,... More »

Serena 'Got What She Deserved'

Tennis star's ego got the best of her in tense match

(Newser) - Serena Williams' “shameful performance” at the US Open—hurling multiple F-bombs at a lineswoman and smashing her racket—thwarted her attempts for another victory, and rightly so, Mike Lupica writes in the New York Daily News. Williams felt the lineswoman shouldn’t penalize her for a foot fault because... More »

Serena-Clijsters Semi Bigger Than Final

US Open champions face off at height of friendly rivalry

(Newser) - The women's final of the US Open isn't until tomorrow, but the most anticipated match of the tournament—perhaps of the entire year—is taking place today, when Serena Williams faces Kim Clijsters in the semis. The two have a friendly rivalry, says the New York Times: Both have Open... More »

Clijsters Roars Back With Win

Belgian defeats Kutuzova in lopsided straight sets

(Newser) - Kim Clijsters, the 2005 US Open champ who’s been absent from the game since having a child two years ago, made a triumphant return to the tournament today, the New York Times reports. The unseeded Belgian easily dispatched Viktoriya Kutuzova 6-1, 6-1 in the first game at Arthur Ashe.... More »

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