Adam Zagoria covers basketball at all levels. He is the author of two books and an award-winning journalist whose articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Sports Illustrated, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide.
Serena, Azarenka to Meet in U.S. Open Women’s Final
NEW YORK — Serena Williams is the only woman in this U.S. Open who hasn’t dropped a set yet.
With 14 career Grand Slam singles titles and counting, she may well be the best woman ever to pick up a tennis racquet.
And she holds a 9-1 career record against her opponent in Saturday night’s U.S. Open final — world No. 1 Victoria Azarenka.
So, what are the normally confident Azarenka’s thoughts about facing the mighty Serena?
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Adam Zagoria is a Basketball Insider who covers basketball at all levels. A contributor to The New York Times and SportsNet New York (SNY), he is also the author of two books and is an award-winning journalist and filmmaker. His articles have appeared in ESPN The Magazine, SLAM, Sheridan Hoops, Basketball Times and in newspapers nationwide. He also won an Emmy award for his work on the SNY mini-documentary on Syracuse guard Tyus Battle.
A veteran Ultimate Frisbee player, he has competed in numerous National and World Championships and, perhaps more importantly, his teams won the Westchester Summer League (WSL) championships in 2011 and 2013.
He lives in Manhattan with his wife and children.