Kamiji wins U.S. Open women's wheelchair singles title

/ Sep 11, 2017

Kamiji wins U.S. Open women's wheelchair singles title

World No. 1 Yui Kamiji earned her third Grand Slam title of the season by winning the women's singles final at the U.S. Open wheelchair championships on Sunday. The top-seeded Japanese beat the second-seeded Diede de Groot of the Netherlands 7-5, 6-2 in the 1-hour, ...

Nadal sweeps by Anderson in final

/ Sep 11, 2017

Nadal sweeps by Anderson in final

Rafael Nadal against Kevin Anderson in the U.S. Open final shaped up as quite a mismatch — and that's exactly what it was. With his game at a high level at the end of an unusually easy path through a Grand Slam field, Nadal overwhelmed ...

Vintage Nadal rallies to victory

/ Sep 9, 2017

Vintage Nadal rallies to victory

Rafael Nadal went into his U.S. Open semifinal against Juan Martin del Potro with a relatively simple game plan: Stay away from the big guy's flat, fearsome forehand and instead go after his weaker backhand. Nadal tried that strategy just long enough to drop the ...

Stephens ousts Venus in semis

/ Sep 8, 2017

Stephens ousts Venus in semis

Sloane Stephens was two points from defeat against Venus Williams in one U.S. Open semifinal before pulling out the victory. Madison Keys faced no such test, overwhelming CoCo Vandeweghe in the other semifinal. Now Stephens and Keys, a pair of pals in their early 20s, will ...

Del Potro denies Federer shot at Nadal at U.S. Open

/ Sep 7, 2017

Del Potro denies Federer shot at Nadal at U.S. Open

So much for the first U.S. Open matchup between Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal. Federer failed to live up to his end of the bargain. Hours after Nadal did his part with an easy-as-can-be victory to get to the semifinals at Flushing Meadows, Federer was unable ...

Venus carries run into semifinals

/ Sep 6, 2017

Venus carries run into semifinals

When her work was done, her first trip to the U.S. Open semifinals since 2010 secured, if just barely, Venus Williams sat in her sideline chair and beamed. Williams reached her third major semifinal of the season — something she last did 15 years ago ...

Del Potro digs deep to get by Thiem

/ Sep 5, 2017

Del Potro digs deep to get by Thiem

Juan Martin del Potro's stay at the U.S. Open really should be over. It nearly was. The 2009 champion at Flushing Meadows had a fever and thought about quitting while dropping the opening two sets with little resistance against sixth-seeded Dominic Thiem in the fourth round ...

Osaka's run ends in third round

/ Sep 3, 2017

Osaka's run ends in third round

Naomi Osaka opened her shattered emotions for all to see Saturday after a third-round loss to 418th-ranked Estonian qualifier Kaia Kanepi at the U.S. Open. The 6-3, 2-6, 7-5 loss left the 19-year-old of Haitian and Japanese descent was wiping away tears following her fifth ...

Sharapova into last 16; Cilic out

/ Sep 2, 2017

Sharapova into last 16; Cilic out

Maria Sharapova rolled into the last 16 at the U.S. Open by overpowering American teenager Sofia Kenin on Friday, while a wide-open side of the men's draw lost 2014 champion Marin Cilic. Former world No. 1 Sharapova, the 2006 U.S. Open winner in her first ...