To do this in front of my own fans makes it my best win of the year," said the Dutchwoman
known as the "furniture terrorist" was jailed for eight months for causing pounds 300,000 of damage by slashing sofas in furniture showrooms.
This could be the first of many surprises as the 35-year-old Dutchwoman
spearheads a new soccer deal for the lassies.
There was also a German, an Italian, a Dutchwoman
, a Dane and a Spaniard.
Bidding to become just the fourth woman to win all four slams in the same year, no one has more riding on the Flushing Meadows fortnight than Williams, who continued her quest with an error-strewn 7-6(5) 6-3 victory over Dutchwoman
A daring solo escape saw Dutchwoman
Van der Breggen (RaboLiv) triumph in the women's race which precedes the final stage of the men's Tour de France, which was punctuated by crashes and took place in torrential rain.
Michaella Krajicek is not without a chance of worrying Camila Giorgi and the 5-6 about the Dutchwoman
winning at least a set could see support.
Russian Svetlana Kuznetsova, the women's champion in 2009, was made to work hard by powerful Dutchwoman
Kiki Bertens, winning 6-1 4-6 6-2.
The 11-time Paralympic champion took on Dutchwoman
Leontien Zijlaard-van Moorsel's mark of 46.
Instead of chasing gold, Trott found her silver medal position under threat from Kirsten Wild, but she finished behind the Dutchwoman
on the final sprint to cling on to second overall.
Whiley and Kamiji will begin their quest for a fifth successive Grand Slam doubles title with a semi-final against Germany's Katharina Kruger and Dutchwoman
ZURICH: Dafne Schippers successfully started her European Championships week on Tuesday by cruising into the semifinals of the 100 meters, the first of three titles the Dutchwoman
An aggressive race which featured numerous attempts to avoid a bunch sprint finished with the pack tearing down the Champs-Elysees and Vos (Rabo-Liv) dug deep to hold off fellow Dutchwoman
Kirsten Wild (Giant-Shimano).
The others are Britons Turton and Kane, and Dutchwoman
But the Dutchwoman
acted on that impulse and headed off to get a degree at circus school in London.