Discussion

Sam Stosur posts upset for Open crown

Updated: September 12, 2011, 9:47 AM ET
ESPN.com news services

NEW YORK -- Already being outplayed by Samantha Stosur in the U.S. Open final, the last thing Serena Williams needed was to lose a game for yelling during a point.

That's exactly what happened early in the second set, leading to an argument between Williams and the chair umpire, a scene less ugly than -- but reminiscent of -- the American's tirade two years ago at the same tournament. In the end, Stosur beat Williams 6-2, 6-3 Sunday in a surprisingly lopsided upset for her first Grand Slam ...

Read full story

Comments

You must be signed in to post a comment

Already have an account?

ALSO SEE

MORE TENNIS HEADLINES