Sharapova vs Venus Williams is scheduled to take place on Friday in the Australian Open 2013 third round. Two of the best women’s players in the world will come face to face early in the Grand Slam tournament thanks to Venus William’s low seeding this year. However, this is sure to be a tightly fought contest and could go either way.
The U.S. Open for tennis begins on Aug. 27 in Fresh Meadows Park, NY, and some big names in the sport will fight for their mark in the finals and hopefully for the big trophy win. Here is a look at some of the top contenders for the women's division:
Tennis champion Serena Williams responded to the publicity surrounding the "Crip Walk" dance she performed on-court after she won her first gold medal for the singles on Saturday. "I dont' care. That's the least of my worries. I'm glad I did it!" she told US Weekly in London. "It's getting so much attention," she added. "It just happened. I was so excited that it just came out."