Serena Williams has won titles after overcoming adversity before but if she retains her Wimbledon singles crown just months after a scrape with death it would represent the American's greatest comeback.
China's Li Na lost to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia 6-7(7), 3-6 during the International Women's Open tennis tournament match at Eastbourne in southern England, her first defeat after the French Open title two weeks ago.
Li Na defeated Tamira Paszek of Austria 7-5, 6-4 at the International Women's Open tennis tournament match at Eastbourne in southern England, winning her first grass court match after the French Open title.
Rafa Nadal suffered a late blip against unseeded Czech Radek Stepanek before reaching the quarter-finals of the Queen's Club championships on Thursday after Andy Murray and Andy Roddick both cruised through.
Andy Roddick's right shoulder survived a bruising examination by Spaniard Feliciano Lopez on Tuesday as the American opened his grasscourt season with a 7-6 6-7 6-4 victory in the second round at Queen's Club.