Traffic jams are common on Key Biscayne, where only one road connects the island with the mainland and Miami. But Williams had never resorted to a bicycle before. "It was fun," she said. "It was probably one of my best memories I think ever, riding a bike to a match. That's pretty cool." Williams match was scheduled to start at 8 p.m. local time,...
Despite how easily she turned the tables, Williams said she respected Morita's game. Williams who currently shares the record of five Miami titles with German great Steffi Graf, next faces 13th-seeded Slovakian Dominika Cibulkova, a 6-3, 6-4 winner over Romina Oprandi.
Japan's Ayumi Morita edged closer to winning her first ever WTA title after reaching the semi-finals of the BMW Malaysian Open on Friday.
Ayumi Morita and Kimiko Date-Krumm gave Japan a 2-0 lead over Belgium with two singles wins on Saturday in a play-off tie for the Fed Cup tennis World Group.
Eleni Daniilidou of Greece defeated Australia's Olivia Rogowska 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 on Saturday to move into the Malaysian Open semifinals.
Ayumi Morita beat Slovenia's Polona Hercog 3-6, 7-6 (6), 6-1 on Sunday as Japan advanced to the Fed Cup World Group playoffs.
Kimiko Date-Krumm and Ayumi Morita both won on Saturday to give Japan a 2-0 lead over Slovenia in a Fed Cup World Group II tie.
Marion Bartoli of France rallied from a set down to defeat Ayumi Morita of Japan 6-3, 0-6, 6-3 in the second-round of the Pan Pacific Open on Monday.