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2017 US Open Spotlight: David Wagner…

On Friday, World No. 1 quad player David Wagner was named the inaugural ITF Quad Wheelchair World Champion. Here’s more on the American wheelchair tennis legend, whose latest accolade is a str…
December 11 2017 ~ 2:48 pm EST

2017 US Open Moments: September 6…

Eight years ago, in 2009, a callow Juan Martin del Potro short-circuited the possibility of a Rafael Nadal-Roger Federer showdown at the US Open by blasting past Nadal in the semifinals. On Day 10 of…
December 7 2017 ~ 3:21 pm EST

2017 US Open By the Numbers: 4…

The 2017 US Open was a tournament for the underdog, an event for the long shot. If you need proof, look no further than this: Of the 16 players (eight men, eight women) who advanced to the quarterfina…
December 5 2017 ~ 9:41 am EST

2017 US Open Moments: September 6…

It was four Americans for four semifinal spots at the 2017 US Open – for the first time in 36 years. Coco Vandeweghe and Madison Keys ensured that on Day 10 of this year’s Open, with Vand…
November 30 2017 ~ 10:59 am EST

US Open By the Numbers: 3…

Three games in two sets; that was all that an ailing Juan Martin del Potro was able to muster at the start of his fourth-round match against sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem.
November 28 2017 ~ 9:38 am EST

2017 US Open Spotlight: Lucas Pouille…

Lucas Pouille won the decisive fifth rubber of the Fed Cup final over Belgium's Steve Darcis to give France its first title in 16 years.
November 27 2017 ~ 10:19 am EST

2017 US Open Moments: September 5…

It was the most eagerly anticipated encounter of Day 9, a matchup of two great stories and two supreme ball-strikers: two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvtiova against seven-time Grand Slam titlist Ve…
November 22 2017 ~ 7:49 am EST

2017 US Open Spotlight: Grigor Dimitrov…

Grigor Dimitrov closed the 2017 ATP season with the biggest victory of his career, defeating David Goffin, 7-5, 4-6, 6-3, to capture the crown at the ATP Finals. Here’s more on the talented Bul…
November 20 2017 ~ 9:43 am EST

2017 US Open Moments: September 4…

Juan Martin del Potro staged the comeback of the tournament in the match of the tournament on Day 8 of the 2017 US Open, coming back from two sets down to upset No. 6 seed Dominic Thiem in a packed, r…
November 16 2017 ~ 10:15 am EST

Amazon US Open tennis deal sparks speculation over Prem…

Company is understood to have struck five-year deal for UK rights to tournament as BT and Sky prepare for football battleAmazon is understood to have snapped up the UK TV rights to the US Open tennis…
November 15 2017 ~ 10:09 am EST

2017 US Open By the Numbers: 7…

The current iteration of the ATP Finals started in 1970 as the Masters Grand Prix, with American Stan Smith claiming the inaugural title. Since that time, the list of champions has included Grand Slam…
November 14 2017 ~ 9:56 am EST

2017 US Open Spotlight: Coco Vandeweghe…

Coco Vandeweghe completed one of the greatest Fed Cup seasons in the history of the 54-year-old competition on Sunday, winning the singles and doubles to deliver the U.S. its record-extending 18th Fed…
November 12 2017 ~ 8:18 pm EST

2017 US Open Moments: September 3…

On a Day 7 of the 2017 US Open, where three of the four women’s matches went three sets, it was the straight-setter that delivered the drama. It could have been the stage: Arthur Ashe Stadium a…
November 9 2017 ~ 10:07 am EST

US Open By the Numbers: 8…

This weekend, Sloane Stephens will attempt to complete a triumphant return from foot surgery by adding a Fed Cup title to her US Open crown. If she does, Stephens will become just the eighth woman in…
November 7 2017 ~ 11:18 am EST

2017 US Open Spotlight: Jack Sock…

Jack Sock captured the biggest title of his career on Sunday, winning the Paris Masters 1000 with a three-set victory over surprise finalist Filip Krajinovic. In doing so, he clinched the last spot in…
November 5 2017 ~ 8:11 pm EST

Getting to Know: Filip Krajinovic…

Qualifier Filip Krajinovic on Saturday continued his dream run at the Paris Masters, upsetting John Isner to advance to the final of the Masters 1000 event. Here’s a little more on the talented…
November 4 2017 ~ 8:54 pm EDT

Nadal latest to capture US Open, No. 1 in same year…

On Wednesday, 2017 US Open champion Rafael Nadal defeated Hyeon Chung to secure the year-end No. 1 ranking for the fourth time in his career – including all three years he has hoisted the hardwa…
November 2 2017 ~ 10:06 am EDT

2017 US Open Moments: September 2…

It happens at least once every US Open fortnight: the day session features three thrillers, matches that spill into the evening, generating a bonanza of late-night tennis that rolls past of the wee ho…
November 2 2017 ~ 9:34 am EDT

2017 US Open By the Numbers: 6…

Rafael Nadal capped a remarkable comeback Grand Slam season at the 2017 US Open, capturing two major titles in the same year for the first time since 2013. In doing so, the Spaniard became just the s…
October 31 2017 ~ 10:07 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Caroline Wozniacki…

Caroline Wozniacki won the first year-ending title of her career on Sunday, defeating Venus Williams, 6-4, 6-4, in the BNP Paribas WTA Finals in Singapore. Here’s more on the two-time US Open ru…
October 30 2017 ~ 9:55 am EDT

Open Interview: Wilson Bethel of "The Last Match"…

September is a memory, but there’s one place where the U.S. Open semifinals are still underway nightly: Off-Broadway. “The Last Match,” a new play set at Arthur Ashe Stadium and star…
October 27 2017 ~ 9:27 am EDT

2017 US Open Moments: September 1…

Marin Cilic entered Day 5 of the 2017 US Open as the lone remaining giant in the bottom half of the men’s draw, the only man of the 16 remaining who had ever reached a Grand Slam final. But in t…
October 26 2017 ~ 4:06 pm EDT

The US Open legacy of Martina Hingis…

Martina Hingis on Thursday announced her plans to retire at the conclusion of the WTA Finals, ending an esteemed career that has seen her go from teenage champion to retired Hall of Famer, to a sudden…
October 26 2017 ~ 2:39 pm EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 1…

The WTA Finals annually feature the very best in women’s tennis, the top eight players in the world to that point, a collection of stars that double, most often, as US Open champions. But not i…
October 24 2017 ~ 9:11 am EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Carina Witthoeft…

Carina Witthoeft capped her best-ever season by picking up her first career WTA Tour title at the BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open. Here's more on the first-time champion.
October 23 2017 ~ 11:33 am EDT

Work continuing on new Louis Armstrong Stadium…

Construction continues on the new Louis Armstrong Stadium. Here's a look at updated renderings of how the stadium will look.
October 20 2017 ~ 9:53 am EDT

Pride and passion of Rafael Nadal a lesson to misfiring…

The Spaniard’s victory at the US Open for his 16th grand slam title was a tribute to his enduring commitment and he reacted to the triumph with typical graceIn three words, Rafael Nadal captured…
September 11 2017 ~ 1:05 pm EDT

The US Open showed black women have made American tenni…

It’s not hyperbolic to say the game in the States is alive because of African American players like the Williams sisters and Sloane StephensThere’s been no shortage of anxiety over the fut…
September 11 2017 ~ 6:00 am EDT

Rafael Nadal on US Open win: ' I say thanks to life for…

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open, and 16th Grand Slam title, with a 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 win over South African Kevin Anderson In New York. Champion in 2010 and 2013, Nadal lost just 15 points on serve in…
September 11 2017 ~ 5:37 am EDT

Rafael Nadal overwhelms Kevin Anderson to win third US…

Nadal wins 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 to capture 16th grand slam title and third US OpenWorld No1 loses only 15 points on serve and doesn’t face one break point 12.21am BSTThat’s all for this year&rsqu…
September 10 2017 ~ 7:21 pm EDT

Rafael Nadal defeats Kevin Anderson in US Open final fo…

• World No1 beats South African 6-3, 6-3, 6-4 in 2hr 27min• It is his second grand slam title of 2017 after French Open in JuneWhen Rafael Nadal said early in this tournament he was not look…
September 10 2017 ~ 7:11 pm EDT

Sloane Stephens’ win over Madison Keys warms hearts a…

Stephens was 975th in the world six weeks ago but now has a major title to her name and there were no hard feelings on display from her beaten close friendModern professional sport does not throw up t…
September 10 2017 ~ 7:01 pm EDT

Sloane Stephens on US Open win: 'Did you see that chequ…

Unseeded Sloane Stephens completed an incredible return from injury by beating Madison Keys to win the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Six weeks ago, she was ranked 957 in the world but has won 15 of 17…
September 10 2017 ~ 8:36 am EDT

Kevin Anderson aims to serve up a surprise for Rafael N…

South African’s serve will be key weapon in his first slam final appearance as he looks to upset the odds against world No1If Rafael Nadal is to win his third US Open here on Sunday afternoon &n…
September 10 2017 ~ 7:00 am EDT

Sloane Stephens surges past Madison Keys to win US Open…

• Stephens beats fellow American 6-3, 6-0 to claim first grand slam crown• Victory completes remarkable comeback from injury for world No83With a hurricane advancing on Florida and the socia…
September 9 2017 ~ 7:02 pm EDT

Sloane Stephens defeats Madison Keys for US Open women'…

Stephens, 24, completes comeback from injury with first major titleMurray and Hingis win mixed doubles title in tie-break 10.42pm BSTStephens will earn $3,700,000 for winning the US Open, nearly doubl…
September 9 2017 ~ 5:47 pm EDT

Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win US Open mixed doubl…

• Briton and Swiss add US title to Wimbledon crown• Pair defeat Chan Hao-ching and Michael Venus 6-1, 4-6 (10-8)Jamie Murray almost retired a few years ago, frustrated by the usual blights o…
September 9 2017 ~ 4:06 pm EDT

Maria Sharapova on failing that drug test: ‘I felt tr…

When she was banned from tennis, her career looked over. She talks frankly about how she came back fightingScroll down for an extract from Sharapova’s autobiographyWe are back where it all began…
September 9 2017 ~ 4:00 am EDT

Rafael Nadal silences Juan Martín del Potro to surge i…

Top seed will face Kevin Anderson in final after 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 winNadal rallies from set down to avenge 2009 semi-final defeat to Del PotroRafael Nadal v Juan Martín del Potro – as i…
September 8 2017 ~ 10:54 pm EDT

Rafael Nadal v Juan Martin del Potro: US Open men's sem…

Top-seeded Spaniard wins 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6-2 over No24 seed Del PotroNadal advances to Sunday’s final against South Africa’s Kevin Anderson 3.30am BSTThat’s all for now. Thanks as alw…
September 8 2017 ~ 10:30 pm EDT

Kevin Anderson sees off Pablo Carreño Busta to book sp…

No28 seed becomes first South African in US Open final since 1965Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis win to reach mixed doubles finalWhile Arthur Ashe Stadium resembled a coliseum on the second Friday of…
September 8 2017 ~ 7:48 pm EDT

Kevin Anderson beats Pablo Carreño Busta to reach US O…

The South African came from a set down to defeat the Spaniard 4-6, 7-5, 6-3, 6-4 and reach his first grand slam final at the age of 31 12.50am BST Related: Kevin Anderson sees off Pablo Carreñ…
September 8 2017 ~ 7:38 pm EDT

Jamie Murray and Martina Hingis reach US Open mixed dou…

• Pair beat Horia Tecau and Coco Vandeweghe 6-4, 7-6 (8) • Chan Hao-ching and Michael Venus win other semi-finalAll in all it has been a mixed week for the Murray family. On Wednesday Andy c…
September 8 2017 ~ 6:58 pm EDT

Madison Keys beats CoCo Vandeweghe in US Open semi-fina…

Keys wins 6-1, 6-2 in US Open’s second all American semi-finalKeys will play Sloane Stephens in championship match 4.08am BSTThank you for following along with tonight’s liveblog. And chec…
September 7 2017 ~ 11:10 pm EDT

Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys to meet in all-America…

Stephens edges Venus Williams in seesaw US Open semi-finalKeys overwhelms CoCo Vandeweghe in one-sided nightcapUS is guaranteed first non-Williams major champion since 2003Madison Keys and Sloane Step…
September 7 2017 ~ 10:32 pm EDT


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