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Bank of the West Classic

Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point against Mallory Burdette during the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 12, 2012 in Stanford. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Champ Marion Bartoli Withdraws From Bank Of The West

Wimbledon champion Marion Bartoli withdrew from the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday because of a hamstring strain.

07/19/2013

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 27, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Sharapova To Skip Bank Of The West Classic At Stanford

Maria Sharapova has withdrawn from next week’s Bank of the West Classic at Stanford because of a left hip injury suffered during Wimbledon.

07/15/2013

Serena Williams

Serena Williams Wins Bank Of The West Classic At Stanford

Serena Williams overcame a shaky start and two service breaks to beat lucky loser Coco Vandeweghe.

07/15/2012

Marion Bartoli of France celebrates a point against Mallory Burdette during the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 12, 2012 in Stanford. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

No. 2 Seed Bartoli Advances At Bank Of The West Classic

Marion Bartoli won 11 consecutive games to beat Mallory Burdette of Stanford University, 7-5, 6-0, in the second round of the Bank of the West Classic on Thursday.

07/13/2012

Serena Williams returns a shot to Nicole Bibbs during the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 11, 2012. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins 1st Match At Bank Of The West Classic

Four days after capturing the singles’ title at Wimbledon, the fourth-ranked and top-seeded Serena Williams beat reigning NCAA champion Nicole Gibbs 6-2, 6-1 in the second round of the Bank of the West on Wednesday.

07/11/2012

Nicole Gibbs returns a shot to Noppawan Lertcheewakarn of Thailand during the Bank of the West Classic at Stanford University Taube Family Tennis Stadium on July 10, 2012. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Stanford Junior To Face Serena Williams At Bank Of The West Classic

Nicole Gibbs, a junior at Stanford, said she has never played better in her life. Now she gets to play the match of her life.

07/10/2012

Serena Williams returns a shot to Maria Sharapova of Russia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 29, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Defeats Sharapova At Bank Of The West Classic

Serena Williams put on a clinic with precision serving and a sharp ground game to get the better of second-seeded Maria Sharapova, 6-1, 6-3, in the quarterfinals of the Bank of the West Classic.

CBS San Francisco–07/29/2011

Serena Williams acknowledges the crowd after her win over Anastasia Rodionova of Australia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 26, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Serena Williams To Face Sharapova At Bank Of The West Classic

Serena Williams beat Russian Maria Kirilenko 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 Thursday at the Bank of the West Classic to set up a quarterfinal match with Maria Sharapova in a battle of former world No. 1s.

CBS San Francisco–07/28/2011

Maria Sharapova of Russia returns a shot to Daniela Hantuchova of Slovakia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 27, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Sharapova Makes Quarterfinals At Bank Of The West Classic

Second-seeded Maria Sharapova of Russia set up a possible quarterfinal match with Serena Williams, beating Slovakia’s Daniela Hantuchova 6-2, 2-6, 6-4 Wednesday night at the Bank of the West Classic.

CBS San Francisco–07/27/2011

Serena Williams acknowledges the crowd after her win over Anastasia Rodionova of Australia during the Bank of the West Classic at the Taube Family Tennis Stadium at Stanford University on July 26, 2011. (Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Serena Williams Wins 1st Round Match At Bank Of The West Classic

The former world No. 1 player beat Australia’s Anastasia Rodionova 6-0, 6-0, Tuesday in the first round of the Bank of the West Classic.

CBS San Francisco–07/26/2011

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