NEW YORK - Kei Nishikori, the 2014 US Open runner-up, tested positive for COVID-19 on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) and said he will pull out of the tuneup tournament at Flushing Meadows that starts next week.Nishikori posted what he called " ...
Aug 17, 2020
DEFENDING champion Rafael Nadal will skip the US Open because of the coronavirus pandemic, putting on hold his bid to equal Roger Federer's men's record for Grand Slam titles.Nadal explained his decision in a series of tweets ...
Aug 5, 2020
ELECTRONIC line-calling will be used instead of line judges for US Open matches at all courts except the two largest arenas, while singles qualifying and mixed doubles, junior and wheelchair competition are being eliminated entirely.There also will be three ball ...
Jun 18, 2020
THE site of the US Open tennis tournament in New York is going to be used for 350 temporary hospital beds and to prepare food packages during the coronavirus pandemic.US Tennis Association spokesman Chris Widmaier says an area that houses indoor ...
Mar 31, 2020
NEW YORK - Daniil Medvedev first made a name for himself at the US Open by earning the wrath of spectators. Now he's gaining everyone's respect as he heads to his first Grand Slam final.The No. 5-seeded ...
Sep 7, 2019
NEW YORK - This was Roger Federer at his hard-to-beat best, so unlike the pair of uncomfortable five-setters he labored through to begin the US Open.Federer's back looked just fine, his movement precise, his strokes absolutely on- ...
Sep 3, 2017
NEW YORK -Rafael Nadal is the first match winner with the roof closed.The fourth-seeded Spaniard defeated Andreas Seppi, 6-0, 7-5, 6-1, on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila time) to advance to the third round, where he will take on ...
Sep 1, 2016
NEW YORK - Roger Federer wonders what might've been if only he'd converted any of those three break points in the last game of the US Open final. The crowd roaring, Federer rolling, Novak Djokovic reeling - maybe he could ...
Sep 14, 2015
NEW YORK - The blockbuster U.S. Open final between No. 1 Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Roger Federer on Sunday (Monday, Manila time) is tantalizing for so many reasons.They have built a long and riveting rivalry, this duo with a combined ...
Sep 13, 2015
NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic's US Open quarterfinal was suddenly tied at a set apiece, and he tore off his shirt as he headed to the sideline. He sat, halfheartedly tried to smash his racket, then began screaming.Hardly the first ...
Sep 9, 2015
NEW YORK - Pushed to a fifth set after coming so close to victory, defending champion Marin Cilic kept his act together and held on to get back to the US Open semifinals.Unfazed by wasting a big lead or match points, the ...
Sep 9, 2015
NEW YORK - Can't count out Serena Williams, no matter how big the deficit, no matter how off-target her strokes, no matter how much the pressure might be mounting as she bids for a calendar-year Grand Slam.Eight times ...
Sep 5, 2015
NEW YORK - A drone crash during a US Open match has tennis officials thinking about whether they can do more to safeguard the sprawling National Tennis Center from such hazards, a spokesman said on Friday (Saturday, Manila time)."Obviously, it's ...
Sep 5, 2015
NEW YORK - Mardy Fish's last US Open memory will be of the Louis Armstrong Stadium crowd roaring for him.Failing to serve out the match, his legs cramping badly at the end - those details are less important than the fact ...
Sep 3, 2015
NEW YORK - Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka got into a bit of a tiff with a spectator, telling him to "Shut up," on the way to beating 91st-ranked Thomaz Bellucci of Brazil, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 7-6 (1), ...
Aug 28, 2014
NEW YORK - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the US Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.Djokovic beat Federer for the title at Wimbledon last month.The ...
Aug 20, 2014
REIGNING champion Rafael Nadal on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) pulled out of the US Open because of an injury for the second time in three years, leaving Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer as the men to beat at the year's ...
Aug 19, 2014
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