NEW YORK - Roger Federer's not about to start trying new tricks now.So even though he's lost the opening set in each of his first two US Open matches for the first time in the 19 times he&# ...
Aug 29, 2019
LONDON - Roger Federer didn't need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon.He's hoping to get them back soon, though.Federer's stylish "RF" logo was missing from his outfit as he stepped ...
Jul 3, 2018
NEW YORK - When her work was done, her first trip to the US 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 ...
Sep 6, 2017
LONDON - Karolina Pliskova will rise to No. 1 in the WTA rankings for the first time next week despite a second-round loss at Wimbledon - and no Grand Slam titles.Pliskova, a 25-year-old from the Czech Republic, was assured of ...
Jul 12, 2017
NEW YORK - Stan Wawrinka will face Novak Djokovic for the US Open title in a rematch of last year's French Open final.Down a set and a break on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), the third-seeded Wawrinka took control to ...
Sep 10, 2016
NEW YORK - For quite a while, Novak Djokovic's opponent in the US Open semifinals, Gael Monfils, looked as if he didn't want to win - or even be there at all.That premeditated "great strategy" of hoping to lull ...
Sep 10, 2016
NEW YORK - Juan Martin del Potro is the lowest-ranked man to reach the US Open quarterfinals since Jimmy Connors in 1991, and it turns out a 27-year-old Argentine can share much in common with a 39-year-old American. ...
Sep 6, 2016
PLAYING with his left wrist heavily bandaged, Rafael Nadal won his first Grand Slam match in more than three months, easily beating Denis Istomin of Uzbekistan, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2, at the US Open in New York.Nadal's ...
Aug 30, 2016
LONDON - For Caroline Wozniacki, just winning a Grand Slam match these days would be nice.The former No. 1-ranked player came into Wimbledon unseeded at a major for the first time in eight years and with a world ranking of No. ...
Jun 29, 2016
PARIS - Everything appeared to be under control for Roger Federer, just like in the old days at Grand Slam tournaments.And then, suddenly, it wasn't.One point from a two-set lead Sunday in the French Open's fourth ...
Jun 2, 2014
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