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Serena Williams faces little resistance in first-round match at US Open

...seeds were gone by the end of Day 1: No. 3 Maria Sharapova pulled out Sunday with an injured right leg, and No. 7 Ana Ivanovic, No. 8 Karolina Pliskova and No. 10 Carla Suarez Navarro lost Monday.Three other seeded women in Williams' side...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-08-31/serena-williams-face
Overtime

...French Open title. Williams followed on center court, struggled with her serve, and had to rally from behind to beat Ana Ivanovic 3-6, 6-4, 6-2.Djokovic has never won at Cincinnati, the only one of the nine ATP Masters events that has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-08-21/overtime-0
Serena Williams overcomes another rocky start to win in first round

...champion Maria Sharapova and two other major title winners and former No. 1-ranked women, Victoria Azarenka and Ana Ivanovic.Mouratoglou said, "she had to dig deep to find a way to get her real level," in part because Williams was dealing...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-29/serena-williams-overcomes-another
Serena Williams wins French Open for third time

...tiebreaker and at the outset of the third set, too, displaying the strokes that beat past champions Maria Sharapova and Ana Ivanovic during what Safarova called an "amazing two weeks for me."As soon as Safarova made things interesting enough Saturday...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-06/serena-williams-wins-french-open-
Williams sisters could be on collision course at Wimbledon

...won Wednesday, including two real surprises: 158th-ranked qualifier Bethanie Mattek-Sands eliminated No. 7 Ana Ivanovic, the 2009 French Open champion, 6-3, 6-4; and 47th-ranked CoCo Vandeweghe, the niece of former NBA player...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-07-01/williams-sisters-cou
Serena Williams tries to regain her strength before final

...dropped to the court, caking her hands, arms, shoulders and back with red clay, after getting past 2008 champion Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 7-5 in the semifinals."She's finally able to understand what it feels like to actually do what she's always...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-05/serena-williams-trie
Ailing Serena Williams makes French Open final

...first.The left-handed Safarova eliminated defending champion Maria Sharapova in the fourth round and 2008 champion Ana Ivanovic 7-5, 7-5 on Thursday. When this one was over, finally over, Williams leaned forward and rested her head on...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/2015-06-04/ailing-serena-williams-makes-fren
Serena Williams easily advances to French Open semifinals

...tournament by beating 93rd-ranked Alison Van Uytvanck of Belgium 6-4, 7-5.The other women's semifinal is No. 7 Ana Ivanovic, the 2008 champion, against No. 13 Lucie Safarova.The 25-year-old Bacsinszky had never made it past the second...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-03/serena-williams-easi
Stan Wawrinka ousts Roger Federer at French Open

...off a giant TV screen and fell onto packed rows of spectators below.One women's semifinal was set Tuesday: No. 7 Ana Ivanovic against No. 13 Lucie Safarova.Safarova, who eliminated defending champion Maria Sharapova in the fourth round...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-06-02/stan-wawrinka-ousts-
Roger Federer marches on in Paris

...Cup teammate Stan Wawrinka advanced in straight sets. After struggling in her first two matches at the French Open, Ana Ivanovic eased past Donna Vekic 6-0, 6-3 to book a spot in the second week.It was Sharapova's first serious test this...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2015-05-29/roger-federer-marche