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US Open Moments: Sept. 1, 2014…

In a match that started on Monday, Sept. 1, and ended on Tuesday, Sept. 2, Kei Nishikori outlasted Milos Raonic, 4-6, 7-6, 6-7, 7-5, 6-4. The encounter wrapped up at 2:26 a.m., tying it with John Isne…
June 22 2017 ~ 2:25 pm EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 36…

The US Open is commonly referred to as America’s Grand Slam. And frequently, U.S. players have emerged as the last man or woman standing at fortnight’s end. Interestingly, the total number…
June 20 2017 ~ 9:51 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Anett Kontaveit…

Anett Knotaveit on Sunday completed her run through the draw in Den Bosch, Netherlands, defeating Natalia Vikhlyantseva to win the Ricoh Open for her first career WTA title. Here’s a little more…
June 19 2017 ~ 12:10 pm EDT

US Open Moments: Sept. 10, 1989…

On Sept. 10, 1989, Boris Becker became the first German man to win the US Open, defeating Ivan Lendl in the final, 7-6, 1-6, 6-3, 7-6.
June 15 2017 ~ 9:39 am EDT

Renowned artist revisits iconic US Open theme art 20 ye…

Iconic pop culture artist Peter Max unveiled the 2017 US Open theme art at his Manhattan studio. Max created the artwork for the 1997 opening of Arthur Ashe Stadium and revisited his iconic piece for…
June 14 2017 ~ 3:08 pm EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 2…

For US Open fans, Jelena Ostapenko’s surprise title at the French Open piqued the following question: Can the 20-year-old rising star repeat the feat in Flushing Meadows? In the Open era, only t…
June 13 2017 ~ 8:04 am EDT

Road to the Open: 2017 French Open Recap…

We’re halfway through the 2017 tennis season, with only Wimbledon separating the Grand Slam campaign from this year’s US Open. At the halfway mark, let’s take a look at where things…
June 12 2017 ~ 11:22 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: French Open champion Rafael Nad…

Rafael Nadal etched his name in the history books Sunday, defeating Switzerland's Stan Wawrinka, 6-2, 6-3, 6-1, to capture his 10th men's singles title at the French Open and his 15th Grand Slam title…
June 11 2017 ~ 11:37 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: French Open champion Jelena Ost…

Jelena Ostapenko completed her stunning run through the French Open draw on Saturday, striking 54 winners to defeat Simona Halep, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, and claim the 2017 Roland Garros title – and with…
June 10 2017 ~ 12:08 pm EDT

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June 10 2017 ~ 12:02 pm EDT

Getting to Know: Jelena Ostapenko…

In an upset-filled French Open where a first-time champion is guaranteed, it’s Latvian teenager Jelena Ostapenko who is having a surprise breakout performance.
June 8 2017 ~ 3:04 pm EDT

US Open Moments: Sept. 4, 1983…

On Sept. 4, 1983, 16-year-old amateur Aaron Krickstein came back from two sets down to upset 15th-seeded Vitas Gerulaitis, 3-6, 3-6, 6-4, 6-3, 6-4, in the third round.
June 8 2017 ~ 8:58 am EDT

Getting to Know: Dominic Thiem…

Dominic Thiem reached his second consecutive French Open semifinal Wednesday with a straight-sets victory over defending champion Novak Djokovic. Thiem ran out a 7-6, 6-3, 6-0 winner against the No. 2…
June 7 2017 ~ 12:22 pm EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 2…

In fact, for all the great players France has produced throughout the history of tennis, only two Frenchmen – the legendary Rene Lacoste and Henri Cochet – have ever stood alone at the end…
June 6 2017 ~ 8:41 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Kristina Mladenovic…

On Sunday, Kristina Mladenovic won her third heart-stopper of the 2017 French Open, knocking off No. 4 seed and defending champion Garbiñe Muguruza to advance to the quarterfinals of her home-c…
June 4 2017 ~ 8:31 pm EDT

Getting to Know: Karen Khachanov…

Karen Khachanov is arguably the least heralded entrant into the French Open round of 16, but he well-earned his spot in the second week. The No. 53 player in the world dismissed No. 13 seed Tomas Berd…
June 4 2017 ~ 9:48 am EDT

US Open Moments: Aug. 30, 2011…

On Aug. 30, 2011, defending French Open champion Li Na fell to young Romanian upstart Simona Halep, 6-2, 7-5, in the opening round of the US Open.
June 1 2017 ~ 12:20 pm EDT

Volunteer for the 2017 US Open…

Find yourself in the game by volunteering to work at the 2017 US Open. The 2017 volunteer application form is now online.
June 1 2017 ~ 11:47 am EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 9…

Since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, only nine players – seven women and two men – have captured multiple French Open singles titles and multiple US Open singles crowns.
May 30 2017 ~ 9:44 am EDT

Top seeds, first-round losses and the US Open…

Sunday in Paris, Ekaterina Makarova upset defending US Open champion Angelique Kerber, sending the top seed tumbling out of the 2017 French Open on Day 1. Surprisingly, since the dawn of the Open era…
May 28 2017 ~ 9:06 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Kiki Bertens…

Kiki Bertens is hitting her stride on the European red clay, wrapping up a successful week in Nuremberg, in which she defended last year’s title.
May 27 2017 ~ 11:44 am EDT

US Open Moments: Aug. 31, 2002…

On Aug. 31, 2002, the first-ever, all-women’s night session at the US Open was played in Arthur Ashe Stadium, featuring Martina Hingis, Jennifer Capriati and Anna Kournikova.
May 25 2017 ~ 9:44 am EDT

Road to the Open: 2017 French Open preview…

The road to the 2017 US Open continues on Sunday, with Paris welcoming the tennis world to the French Open for the second Grand Slam of the season. Here’s a look at where we stand on the eve of…
May 24 2017 ~ 12:25 pm EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 95…

Serena Williams' 95 career appearances in Arthur Ashe Stadium are the most of any player – male or female – in its two decades of operation. Only Venus Williams, with 80 matches in Ashe, a…
May 23 2017 ~ 9:43 am EDT

Champ to champ: Djokovic to unite with Agassi…

On Sunday, Novak Djokovic announced that he was bringing Andre Agassi aboard as his coach for the French Open, uniting a pair of two-time US Open champions.
May 21 2017 ~ 9:12 pm EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Alex Zverev…

Alex Zverev has been one of the best players this clay-court season, raising his profile from ATP NextGen standout to legitimate French Open title contender. On Sunday, he plays Novak Djokovic in the…
May 21 2017 ~ 5:21 pm EDT

Wimbledon to increase prize pot to compensate for weak…

All England Club seeks to counter sterling’s fall in value following Brexit voteWimbledon will announce a steep rise in prize money for this year’s tennis champions as the tournament seeks…
May 1 2017 ~ 11:45 am EDT

Wimbledon 2016: investigators look into potential match…

• Tennis Integrity Unit received alert over one match at Wimbledon• TIU also investigating match at September’s US OpenTennis investigators are examining whether a match at Wimbledon t…
October 6 2016 ~ 6:30 am EDT

Stan Wawrinka plays down idea he is up there with Djoko…

• Wawrinka beat Djokovic in US Open to win his third major• Swiss felt good about his game in buildup to New YorkStan Wawrinka beat the best when it mattered, yet the quietly spoken Swiss wi…
September 12 2016 ~ 1:37 pm EDT

Stan Wawrinka beats Novak Djokovic in four sets to take…

Swiss wins third grand slam title with 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 victoryWorld No1 calls in trainer several times during final setAs it happened: Bryan Graham’s game-by-game reportAfter treading a gilde…
September 12 2016 ~ 7:36 am EDT

Stan Wawrinka: I had to suffer for US Open win – vide…

US Open champion Stan Wawrinka says this year’s tournament at Flushing Meadows was the toughest grand slam of his career and that he accepted he would suffer in order to win in New York. Speakin…
September 12 2016 ~ 3:22 am EDT

Stanislas Wawrinka beats Novak Djokovic to win US Open…

Wawrinka wins 6-7, 6-4, 7-5, 6-3 over DjokovicPatience and hard graft take Kerber to world No1USTA discusses eliminating service lets in future 1.37am BSTThat’s all for now. Thanks as always for…
September 11 2016 ~ 8:37 pm EDT

Angelique Kerber says patience and hard graft turned he…

The German attributes her US Open title by beating Karolina Pliskova to patience; she is only the second woman to win her first two majors after turning 28Angelique Kerber would have inherited the No1…
September 11 2016 ~ 4:07 pm EDT

Jamie Murray optimistic for Bruno Soares double act aft…

Jamie Murray believes he has found the ideal doubles partner in Bruno Soares, and wants more success after winning a third grand slam title at the US OpenJamie Murray knows he will never properly emer…
September 11 2016 ~ 1:33 pm EDT

USTA discusses serve-clocks and eliminating service let…

Time limit on serves already tested out at this year’s US OpenAssociation looking at ways to make game more television friendlyThe US Tennis Association is looking at changes to the game that th…
September 11 2016 ~ 12:29 pm EDT

Angelique Kerber on US Open win: ‘It’s just incredi…

Germany’s Angelique Kerber reacts to her win in the US Open women’s final on Saturday, when she beat Czech Republic’s Karolina Pliskova 6-3, 4-6, 6-4. Calling the victory “incr…
September 11 2016 ~ 5:22 am EDT

Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in thrilling U…

• German defeats Czech 6-3, 4-6, 6-4• Kerber adds title to Australia Open crownAngelique Kerber was on the ropes in the third and deciding set of Saturday’s US Open final, having falle…
September 10 2016 ~ 6:59 pm EDT

Angelique Kerber defeats Karolina Pliskova for US Open…

No2 seed wins 6-3, 4-6, 6-4 over Pliskova for US Open championshpKerber will inherit No1 ranking from Serena Williams on Monday 12.35am BST Related: Angelique Kerber beats Karolina Pliskova in thrilli…
September 10 2016 ~ 6:34 pm EDT

Jamie Murray wins US Open doubles with Bruno Soares for…

• Briton and Brazilian beat Spain’s Carreño Busta and García-López 6-2, 6-3• Duo won January’s Australian Open; Scot took 2007 Wimbledon mixed titleJamie Mur…
September 10 2016 ~ 2:04 pm EDT

Novak Djokovic pushes use of trainer to limit before US…

World No1 will play Stan Wawrinka in final but fitness issues have led to questions over whether having so much on-court treatment has been fairWhatever Novak Djokovic’s protestations to the con…
September 10 2016 ~ 1:55 pm EDT

Wawrinka: I can beat Djokovic and win US Open – video…

Stan Wawrinka is confident he can upset Novak Djokovic to win the US Open in New York on Sunday. Speaking after his semi-final win over Kei Nishikori on Friday at Flushing Meadows, third seed Wawrinka…
September 10 2016 ~ 1:40 pm EDT

Stan Wawrinka to face Djokovic in US Open final after w…

Stan Wawrinka beats Kei Nishikori 4-6, 7-5, 6-4, 6-2 in US Open semi-finalWawrinka set to face Novak Djokovic in men’s final at Flushing MeadowsWhen Stan Wawrinka won his first major title at th…
September 10 2016 ~ 12:54 am EDT

Novak Djokovic beats Gaël Monfils to reach seventh US…

• Djokovic wins 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2• World No1 needed attention to both shoulders in attritional heatIn one of the most idiosyncratic tennis matches anyone present could remember, Gaël M…
September 9 2016 ~ 6:46 pm EDT

Novak Djokovic defeats Gaël Monfils to make US Open fi…

World No1 prevails 6-3, 6-2, 3-6, 6-2 in bizarre matchDjokovic through to seventh US Open final in last 12 years 11.54pm BST Related: Novak Djokovic beats Gaël Monfils to reach seventh US Open fi…
September 9 2016 ~ 6:07 pm EDT

Jamie Murray and Bruno Soares aim for glory in US Open…

• Briton and his Brazilian partner defeated top seeds in US Open semi-final• Pair have already won Australian Open title earlier this yearJamie Murray’s career has blossomed since flir…
September 9 2016 ~ 1:31 pm EDT

Serena Williams’ defeat gives Angelique Kerber chance…

• The new world No1 faces a tough challenge in Saturday’s final• In-form Karolina Pliskova beat Kerber in Cincinnati last monthSerena Williams is struggling with a leg injury that thre…
September 9 2016 ~ 12:48 pm EDT


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