Game, set and verbal match, Maria Sharapova.
Caroline Wozniacki, the No. 5 seed at the U.S. Open, had some harsh words for tournament schedulers after her second-round match late in the day Friday against Ekaterina Makarova was moved to one of the outer courts here instead of being played on one of the premier courts — Arthur Ashe Stadium, Louis Armstrong Stadium or the Grandstand.
She also questioned why Sharapova, who got a wild-card entry here only a few months after serving a 15-month suspension for using a banned drug, was assigned to play at Ashe, the largest venue and the prime stage at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
“I understand completely the...