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  • Israeli woman makes history at U.S. Open

    September 3, 2007 | 8:00 pm

    Shahar Pe'er became the first Israeli woman to reach the quarterfinals of the U.S. Open. Pe'er, the No. 18 seed, defeated Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland, 6-4, 6-1, in a fourth-round match Monday in New York City.

    In her next match, on Wednesday, she will face Russian Anna...

  • Israel’s Grand Duo

    By Bucky Fox

    August 25, 2005 | 8:00 pm

    Jonathan Erlich and Andy Ram think they can win the upcoming U.S. Open. Come again? The Grand Slam tennis tournament that no Israeli has come close to winning?

    "Every tournament we enter we think we can win," Ram said.

    Erlich and Ram nearly backed that up two years ago at Wimbledon....

  • Israel Serves Up a Star

    By Bucky Fox

    August 26, 2004 | 8:00 pm

    When the U.S. Open swings into New York Aug. 30, you'll have to squint to find Israel's tiniest tennis player.

    It'll be easier to catch her on the scoreboard. She's the one with the muscular name -- Anna Smashnova-Pistolesi -- and the big game.

    Generating power with her 5-foot-2,...