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Top seeds, Americans advance on Qualifying Day 1…

Top seeds reigned supreme on Day 1 of qualifying, although some victories didn’t come without a battle and a fright.
August 22 2017 ~ 4:51 pm EDT

US Open Qualifying begins…

The US Open Qualifying tournament kicks off Tuesday and is free and open to the public. The tournament features 128-player fields for both the men and women contending for the final 32 spots (16 each…
August 22 2017 ~ 11:22 am EDT

Jelena Ostapenko is flying high…

After winning her first career singles title at Roland Garros earlier this year, the sky's the limit for the 20-year-old Latvian.
August 22 2017 ~ 9:25 am EDT

The Open Interview: Thanasi Kokkinakis…

Comeback kid and rising star Thanasi Kokkinakis talked with USOpen.org on his return from injury and his outlook for the season.
August 22 2017 ~ 8:30 am EDT

Victoria Azarenka confirms she will miss US Open over c…

Belarusian pulls out of final grand slam of year due to ‘ongoing family situation’Former world No1 not permitted to take her son out of California Two-time grand slam winner Victoria Azare…
August 21 2017 ~ 7:59 pm EDT

Eclipse captivates players, coaches at US Open…

New world No. 1 Rafael Nadal may be the brightest player in tennis right now, but even two-time US Open champion Rafael Nadal took a pause from practice Monday to ensure he didn’t miss the eclip…
August 21 2017 ~ 4:03 pm EDT

Azarenka withdraws from 2017 US Open…

Two-time Grand Slam champion Victoria Azarenka will miss the US Open for the second year in a row, the result of an ongoing personal matter. It is unknown if she will play in other events for the rema…
August 21 2017 ~ 3:47 pm EDT

The Open Interview: Kristina Mladenovic…

Kristina Mladenovic spoke to USOpen.org about her run to the French Open quarterfinals and her hopes for the 2017 US Open.
August 21 2017 ~ 11:31 am EDT

Steve Johnson: Playing through the pain…

Following the death of his father earlier this year, the American is working hard to find the form that had taken him into the Top 20…
August 21 2017 ~ 11:16 am EDT

Fan Week at the 2017 US Open…

The US Open Qualifying Tournament and the events leading up to the 2017 main draws are combining this year to make up Fan Week, an apt moniker for all the free, fun options to get you ready for the 20…
August 21 2017 ~ 9:56 am EDT

Talented kids to perform at 2017 US Open…

A group of 12 talented kids from across the country will be taking the stage and hitting all the right notes at the 2017 US Open.
August 21 2017 ~ 1:00 am EDT

Snapchat Spectacles to make Grand Slam debut at US Open…

The tournament known for innovation is taking another bold step in the digital realm, with Snapchat Spectacles making their Grand Slam debut at the 2017 US Open. Snapchat Spectacles give US Open fans…
August 20 2017 ~ 11:54 am EDT

Rafael Nadal is last of the golden greats still standin…

With Novak Djokovic, Andy Murray and Roger Federer struggling with injuries, can the next generation, led by Dimitrov, Thiem and Zverev, finally step up?What to make of the state of men’s tennis…
August 20 2017 ~ 4:59 am EDT

Oudin, surprise of the 2009 US Open, retires…

Melanie Oudin, who dazzled tennis fans across the world with her run to the 2009 US Open quarterfinals, has decided to walk away from the game. Oudin announced her retirement from tennis in a tweet to…
August 18 2017 ~ 9:59 pm EDT

Stosur bows out of US Open due to hand injury…

2011 champion Samantha Stosur has withdrawn from this year’s US Open, citing a continuing wrist injury.
August 18 2017 ~ 12:25 pm EDT

The Open Interview: David Goffin…

David Goffin of Belgium talked with USOpen.org about his run into the Top 10, his recovery from an ankle injury and his outlook for the 2017 US Open.
August 18 2017 ~ 10:35 am EDT

Victoria Azarenka may miss US Open over custody battle…

Former runner-up locked in legal fight with the father of her baby son Leo ‘No one should ever have to decide between a child and their career,’ she saysVictoria Azarenka, the two-time Aus…
August 17 2017 ~ 2:11 pm EDT

US Open Moments: Aug. 25, 1997…

On Aug. 25, 1997, Arthur Ashe Stadium was officially dedicated with a dramatic on-court ceremony featuring Ashe’s widow, Jeanne Moutassamy-Ashe, Whitney Houston and 38 former champions.
August 17 2017 ~ 9:37 am EDT

The Open Interview: Karen Khachanov…

Karen Khachanov, a highly rated young prospect born in Moscow and now based in Dubai, sat down with USOpen.org to talk about his year and his prospects for the Open.
August 16 2017 ~ 3:34 pm EDT

NCAA champions lead American Collegiate Invitational fi…

NCAA singles champions Brienne Minor and Thai-Son Kwiatkowski, along with top prospects Christopher Eubanks and Francesca Di Lorenzo, headline the group of top American collegiate players who will com…
August 16 2017 ~ 12:56 pm EDT

Nishikori to miss US Open with wrist injury…

Former US Open finalist Kei Nishikori will miss the last Grand Slam of the season after tearing a tendon in his right wrist which will keep him sidelined for the remainder of the year.
August 16 2017 ~ 9:42 am EDT

Maria Sharapova handed wild card for US Open…

• Former world No1 given first grand slam entry in more than 18 months• The US Open starts at Flushing Meadows on 28 AugustMaria Sharapova is set to make her first appearance at a grand slam…
August 15 2017 ~ 12:12 pm EDT

Sharapova headlines US Open women's wild cards…

Former US Open champion Maria Sharapova will make her first Grand Slam appearance in more than 18 months after being given a wild card into the main draw of the US Open.
August 15 2017 ~ 11:03 am EDT

US Open men’s wild cards dealt to rising stars…

Taylor Fritz headlines the eight players who received wild cards into the men’s main draw of the 2017 US Open, joined by seven of the most promising young players in the game – including a…
August 15 2017 ~ 11:00 am EDT

US Open By the Numbers: 49…

Since the dawn of the Open era in 1968, 49 different players have claimed the US Open singles titles – 22 women and 27 men.
August 15 2017 ~ 9:54 am EDT

The Open Interview: Caroline Garcia…

Caroline Garcia sat down with USOpen.org to talk about her 2017 results, her run at Roland Garros and more.
August 14 2017 ~ 3:24 pm EDT

2017 US Open Spotlight: Elina Svitolina…

Eina Svitolina captured the fifth title of the year and the ninth of her young career with victory over Caroline Wozniakci at the Rogers Cup in Toronto.
August 14 2017 ~ 9:34 am EDT

Getting to Know: Denis Shapovalov…

Thursday night, Denis Shapovalov delighted his home-country fans, upsetting top-seeded Rafael Nadal, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6, to advance to the quarterfinals of the Rogers Cup, the US Open Series event in Montr…
August 11 2017 ~ 9:16 am EDT

US Open Moments: Sept. 14, 2009…

On Sept. 14, 2009, Juan Martin del Potro, a 20-year-old from Argentina playing in his first Grand Slam final, came back from two-sets-to-one down to defeat five-time defending champion Roger Federer,…
August 10 2017 ~ 12:42 pm EDT

Stan Wawrinka to miss US Open title defence and rest of…

• World No4 decides to have ‘medical intervention’ on left knee• ‘This was the only solution to make sure I will be able to compete at the top’Stan Wawrinka will not…
August 4 2017 ~ 10:25 am EDT

Novak Djokovic set to miss US Open with Murray more pos…

• Djokovic may need six to 12 weeks off with elbow injury• Andy Murray is hoping to recover from hip problem in timeNovak Djokovic is set to miss the US Open after one of his doctors indicat…
July 25 2017 ~ 7:25 am EDT

The most beautiful trophies in sport …


July 18 2017 ~ 4:42 am EDT

Andy Roddick threw away nearly all his trophies during…

Roddick’s wife says former world No1 trashed nearly all his trophiesTexas native retired with 32 titles in 2012 after a 12-year pro careerRoddick, 34, kept trophy from his breakthrough 2003 US O…
July 13 2017 ~ 7:38 pm EDT

America's Cup: June 9th highlights…


June 10 2017 ~ 12:02 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


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