Serena Williams Beats American Teen Taylor Townsend in US Open First Round
Associated Press

Serena Williams Beats American Teen Taylor Townsend in US Open First Round

Top seed Serena Williams, bidding for her sixth US Open crown, crushed Taylor Townsend 6-3, 6-1.

Serena Williams to Face Taylor Townsend in US Open 1st Round
Associated Press

Serena Williams to Face Taylor Townsend in US Open 1st Round

World No.1 Serena Williams could potentially play Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova in the semifinals after the draw was held Thursday. Second-seeded Simona Halep and fourth-seeded Agnieszka Radwanska are in the other half. Halep could meet five-time major champ Maria Sharapova in the quarterfinals.

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