08/30 11:06 CDT Venus, Serena Williams featured on Ashe in Day 2 of US Open
Venus, Serena Williams featured on Ashe in Day 2 of US Open
NEW YORK (AP) --- Venus and Serena Williams are among the featured matches on
Arthur Ashe Stadium at the U.S. Open.
Venus will take on Kateryna Kozlova of Ukraine in the afternoon Tuesday before
her top-ranked sister plays Ekaterina Makarova of Russia in the night match at
the stadium with the new retractable roof.
Serena has been bothered by a shoulder injury, playing only three matches since
winning Wimbledon for her 22nd Grand Slam title. She faces a tough opening
opponent in Makarova, who beat her at the 2012 Australian Open.
Kirsten Flipkens of Belgium and Simona Halep of Romania have started play on
Ashe, followed by Fernando Verdasco of Spain against Stan Wawrinka of
Andy Murray of Britain will face Lukas Rosol of the Czech Republic in the other