A candid Serena Williams discussed the difficulties of juggling professional tennis and motherhood after her win at the Cincinnati Masters.
Former world number one and 23-time grand slam champion Serena Williams steamrolled Daria Gavrilova in straight sets in Cincinnati.
Serena Williams returned to winning ways thanks to a 6-1 6-2 rout of Daria Gavrilova in her first-round match on Monday.
Former world number one Novak Djokovic was pushed by Steve Johnson after Andy Murray lost his first-round match on Monday.
Novak Djokovic claimed a hard-fought 6-4 7-6 (7-4) win over Steve Johnson to reach the second round in Cincinnati.
Former world number one Andy Murray is not sure if he is physically ready to challenge at grand slams following Monday's loss in Cincinnati.
Roger Federer will make his ATP return against Peter Gojowczyk on Tuesday and the 37-year-old is anxious.
A slow start proved costly for Andy Murray, who fell at the first hurdle in Cincinnati.
The honour of being the first qualifier for this year's WTA Finals goes to French Open champion Simona Halep.
Sloane Stephens has pushed Simona Halep all the way in two finals in 2018 and the Romanian believes it has made her a better player.
Stan Wawrinka and Roger Federer will go head to head later on Friday after the latter overcame Leonardo Mayer in straight sets.
Lesia Tsurenko will take on Simona Halep later on Friday after the French Open champion beat Ashleigh Barty in the third round.
Prior to her 6-1 6-0 defeat to Johanna Konta in San Jose, Serena Williams discovered some shocking and emotional news.
Madison Keys lost the opening set but hit 55 winners to upstage Wimbledon champion and fourth seed Angelique Kerber on Thursday.
A recent purple patch for Kiki Bertens continued on Friday, as she defeated fifth seed Elina Svitolina at the Cincinnati Masters.
The International Tennis Federation's proposals for a new Davis Cup format were passed by a vote in Orlando on Thursday.
Milos Raonic has never beaten Novak Djokovic in ATP competition and that streak continued at the Cincinnati Masters on Friday.
Roger Federer won two matches on a hectic Friday in Cincinnati and had to come from behind to account for Stan Wawrinka.