Tennis: U.S. Open

Impressive Murray leads British charge in New York

Of the eight British players in the main draw at the U.S. Open, the most since 1985, five made it through to round two, with …

Tennis: U.S. Open

Williams sister act through to Open second round

By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - World …

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  • Former champion del Potro roars into second round
    Former champion del Potro roars into second round Reuters - 1 hour 45 minutes ago

    Plagued by a serious wrist injury that handicapped him since his rousing five-set win over Roger Federer in the 2009 U.S. Open final, del Potro returned to form at the Rio Olympics, where he reached the finals before falling to Andy Murray. The … More »

  • Tomic courts controversy again with lewd rant at heckler
    Tomic courts controversy again with lewd rant at heckler Reuters - 4 hours ago

    By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - Australian Bernard Tomic courted controversy yet again when he fired lewd comments toward a heckler at the U.S. Open during his first-round upset loss to Bosnia's Damir Dzumhur on Tuesday. Television cameras … More »

  • Tennis player unleashes NSFW rant at US Open spectator
    Tennis player unleashes NSFW rant at US Open spectator Busted Racquet - 4 hours ago

    During his first round U.S. Open match, Australian tennis player Bernard Tomic got, um, intimate with a spectator in the stands. … More »

  • Bouchard falls at U.S. Open but legal battle continues
    Bouchard falls at U.S. Open but legal battle continues Reuters - 5 hours ago

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eugenie Bouchard slumped to a first-round defeat at the U.S. Open on Tuesday but the Canadian might yet leave Flushing Meadows a big winner with her lawsuit against the grand slam and United States Tennis … More »

  • Wawrinka wins revenge against Verdasco
    Wawrinka wins revenge against Verdasco Reuters - 6 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Two-times grand slam winner Stan Wawrinka dealt Fernando Verdasco a rare first-round loss at the U.S. Open, sweeping aside the Spaniard in straight sets on Tuesday. The third-seeded Swiss dominated the … More »

  • Nishikori hoping to feed off Olympic inspiration Reuters - 8 hours ago

    By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - When it comes to inspiration, winning an Olympic medal is pretty hard to beat. For Japan's Kei Nishikori, the bronze medal he won at the Rio Games earlier this month could be what gets him over the line in a … More »

  • Keys locks out Riske to end busy day for Americans
    Keys locks out Riske to end busy day for Americans Reuters - 20 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eighth-seeded Madison Keys was forced to stay up late before overcoming fellow American Alison Riske to close out Monday's play at Arthur Ashe Stadium on a busy opening day for the home contingent at the U.S. … More »

  • Tennis - Keys locks out Riske to end busy day for Americans
    Tennis - Keys locks out Riske to end busy day for Americans Reuters - 21 hours ago

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Eighth-seeded Madison Keys was forced to stay up late before overcoming fellow American Alison Riske to close out Monday's play at Arthur Ashe Stadium on a busy opening day for the home contingent at the U.S. … More »

  • Miracle needed to reach Open final, says Muguruza
    Miracle needed to reach Open final, says Muguruza Reuters - 23 hours ago

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza, a grand slam winner who has taken down world number one Serena Williams, would be judged by most standards as a serious threat to grab the U.S. Open title. While it … More »

  • Tennis-Miracle needed to reach Open final, says Muguruza
    Tennis-Miracle needed to reach Open final, says Muguruza Reuters - Tue, Aug 30, 2016 7:36 AM SGT

    By Steve Keating NEW YORK (Reuters) - Third-seeded Spaniard Garbine Muguruza, a grand slam winner who has taken down world number one Serena Williams, would be judged by most standards as a serious threat to grab the U.S. Open title. While it … More »

  • Rio gold medalist Monica Puig falls in first round of US Open
    Rio gold medalist Monica Puig falls in first round of US Open Busted Racquet - Tue, Aug 30, 2016 6:57 AM SGT

    Just over two weeks ago, Monica Puig was the talk of the tennis world, as the world No. 35 tore through the Olympic women’s singles tournament to win Puerto Rico’s first-ever gold medal. Puig struggled on serve, winning just 45 percent of points on … More »

  • Kerber cruises in opening win in pursuit of top ranking
    Kerber cruises in opening win in pursuit of top ranking Reuters - Tue, Aug 30, 2016 4:24 AM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Second seed Angelique Kerber, one of four women's players who could emerge from Flushing Meadows as world number one, made a short and sweet start at the U.S. Open on a hot, sunny Monday. World number two Kerber … More »

  • Electronic clock nearly crushes tennis player at US Open
    Electronic clock nearly crushes tennis player at US Open Busted Racquet - Tue, Aug 30, 2016 3:53 AM SGT

    In Monday’s first round, 10th-seeded Gael Monfils survived a scare from an unexpected source. … More »

  • Players may be risking health by popping pain pills
    Players may be risking health by popping pain pills Reuters - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 10:38 PM SGT

    By Simon Cambers NEW YORK (Reuters) - For all the talk of banned performance-enhancing drugs in sport, mundane over-the-counter anti-inflammatory pain medications may be more of an issue on the tennis tour, according to numerous players. In the … More »

  • McEnroe ends coaching partnership with Raonic
    McEnroe ends coaching partnership with Raonic Reuters - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 5:14 PM SGT

    (Reuters) - Seven-times major winner John McEnroe has ended his coaching role with Canada's Milos Raonic ahead of the year's final grand slam, the U.S. Open. McEnroe joined Raonic's coaching entourage in May as a consultant ahead of the grass-court … More »

  • 2016 U.S. Open: 5 storylines to watch for
    2016 U.S. Open: 5 storylines to watch for Busted Racquet - Mon, Aug 29, 2016 1:55 AM SGT

    The end of summer brings about the final Grand Slam of the year, the U.S. Open. Starting Monday, all eyes will be fixated on Queens, N.Y., as tennis’ best take to Flushing Meadows. As recent results this summer showed us, no one, not even Novak … More »

  • Confident Nishikori has good feeling about another Open run
    Confident Nishikori has good feeling about another Open run Reuters - Sun, Aug 28, 2016 11:10 PM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Kei Nishikori is brimming with confidence heading into the U.S. Open starting on Monday, despite acknowledging the presence of a flock of title contenders at Flushing Meadows. Nishikori, who surged into … More »

  • French players suspended over behaviour at Olympics
    French players suspended over behaviour at Olympics Reuters - Sun, Aug 28, 2016 9:19 PM SGT

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organisation's image by their behaviour at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee … More »

  • French players suspended over behavior at Olympics
    French players suspended over behavior at Olympics Reuters - Sun, Aug 28, 2016 8:57 PM SGT

    The French Tennis Federation (FFT) has provisionally suspended Benoit Paire, Kristina Mladenovic and Caroline Garcia for "damaging" the organization's image by their behavior at this month's Rio Olympics. "Following the Rio Olympics, the Committee … More »

  • Nadal aims to carry Olympic boost into US Open
    Nadal aims to carry Olympic boost into US Open Reuters - Sun, Aug 28, 2016 11:22 AM SGT

    By Larry Fine NEW YORK (Reuters) - Rafa Nadal was exhausted yet exhilarated following his emotional return to action at this month's Rio Olympics after an injury-absence and is looking forward to gearing back up for the U.S. Open starting on … More »