Final berth not a given for top seeds
NEW YORK -- To hope for a US Open women's final between Serena Williams and Victoria Azarenka, a rematch of one of the most closely contested US Open finals in years, is certainly understandable. But to count on it? Not so fast.
In one semifinal Friday, No. 2 seed Azarenka must get past Italy's Flavia Pennetta, a seemingly easy proposition against the 83rd-ranked player in the world. But while Azarenka has struggled to find her form in an uneven tournament thus far, needing two straight ...
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