Serena Williams routed Maria Sharapova in straight sets 6-0, 6-1 to win the women’s singles Olympic gold medal at London 2012.
Maria Sharapova of Russia brushed aside Sara Ernani of Italy to win her first ever French Open title.
World no. 1 Novak Djokovic of Serbia defeated his fellow countryman Victor Troicki 6-3 6-4, advances to round four of the Sony Ericsson Open in Miami.
Former no.1, Serena Williams is ranked 29th, up from her previous standing of 175th in July, it was a dramatic improvement after she returned to the tour following nearly a year absence due to health problems.
Petra Kvitova beats Maria Sharapova in straight sets 6-3 6-4 in the final.
Maria Sharapova of Russia defeated Sabine Lisicki of Germany 6-4 6-3.
The ninth seed Marion Bartoli of France beats defending champion Serena Williams 6-3, 7-6 (6) at Wimbledon on Monday, June 27 while her sister Venus has lost to 32nd-seeded Tsvetana Pironkova 6-2, 6-3.
Serena Williams trounced the no. 26 seed Maria Kirilenko 6-3, 6-2 at Wimbledon.