WTA Insider Courtney Nguyen | CiCi Bellis plays Kimiko Date-Krumm at the US Open, the US Open Series is still up for grabs and players in New Haven competed in a "triathlon."
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- From The Wall Street Journal: CiCi Bellis scored a big comeback win over Kimiko Date-Krumm in the first round of US Open qualifying.

- Melanie Oudin opens up about the heart problems that took her off tour and required surgery. Oudin won her first round at US Open qualifying on Tuesday.

- Sports Illustrated offers up its roundtable to discuss all this US Open.

- ESPN has been reminiscing over Serena Williams' 21 major titles. It's a great timeline.

- The Emirates Airline US Open Series is still up for grabs. Serena leads the standings but could be overtaken this week by Karolina Pliskova and Agnieszka Radwanska. The point tallies allow for players who have played three or more US Open Series events to double their point totals. Serena has played two events (Toronto, Cincinnati). Pliskova and Radwanska are playing their fourth this week in New Haven.

- Maria Sharapova and Sam Stosur have confirmed for the Brisbane International.

- Ana Ivanovic in Vogue.

- Forbes takes a look at Maria Sharapova the Brand.

- Go Fug Yourself takes a look at Serena Williams' on-court fashion over the years at the US Open.

- Petra Kvitova, Caroline Wozniacki, and Lucie Safarova take on a whimsical obstacle course at the Connecticut Open.

- Caroline Wozniacki flew down to New York from New Haven on Monday for some chocolate and... Jeter?