Nadal outlasts Medvedev in epic 5-hour final

Tennis Sep 9, 2019

Nadal outlasts Medvedev in epic 5-hour final

Rafael Nadal's 19th Grand Slam trophy went from inevitable to suddenly in doubt in a thrill-a-minute U.S. Open final. What had all the makings of a coronation morphed into a real contest thanks to Nadal's opponent, Daniil Medvedev, a man a decade younger and appearing ...

Bianca Andreescu holds off Serena Williams to win U.S. Open

Tennis Sep 8, 2019

Bianca Andreescu holds off Serena Williams to win U.S. Open

Bianca Andreescu knew this would happen, because she knows all about Serena Williams. Looked up to her. Dreamed of playing her. Andreescu knew Williams would not go quietly. Knew Williams would not make things easy. And so as a big lead in the U.S. Open ...

Serena to face Canadian teen in U.S. Open final

Tennis Sep 6, 2019

Serena to face Canadian teen in U.S. Open final

By no means was Serena Williams perfect at the start of her U.S. Open semifinal. She faced three break points in the opening game and managed to pull it out. She trailed 40-0 in the second, then came through again. Another trio of break points ...

Dominant Rafael Nadal advances to U.S. Open semifinals

Tennis Sep 5, 2019

Dominant Rafael Nadal advances to U.S. Open semifinals

Rafael Nadal kept pulling away in his U.S. Open quarterfinal, then getting reeled back in by Diego Schwartzman. In the first set, Nadal led 4-0 before Schwartzman got to 4-4. In the second, Nadal went up 5-1 before Schwartzman made it 5-5. Took more than two ...

Osaka knocked out of U.S. Open in fourth round

Tennis Sep 3, 2019

Osaka knocked out of U.S. Open in fourth round

Defending champion Naomi Osaka's hopes for a third Grand Slam singles title were dashed Monday after she was knocked out of the U.S. Open by Belinda Bencic of Switzerland. Top seed and world No. 1 Osaka suffered a 7-5, 6-4 loss at the hands of ...

Kei Nishikori knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Tennis Aug 31, 2019

Kei Nishikori knocked out of U.S. Open in third round

Kei Nishikori crashed out of the U.S. Open on Friday, losing his third-round match against Australia's Alex de Minaur. The seventh-seeded Nishikori, still searching for his maiden Grand Slam title, suffered a 6-2, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3 defeat to world No. 38 de Minaur in the ...

Osaka storms into third round at U.S. Open

Tennis Aug 30, 2019

Osaka storms into third round at U.S. Open

Top seed and world No. 1 Naomi Osaka advanced to the third round of the U.S. Open after defeating Poland's Magda Linette on Thursday. Osaka beat the No. 53 Linette 6-2, 6-4 in their second-round match at Louis Armstrong Stadium to set up a third-round ...