A PLAYER testing positive for COVID-19 will be dropped from the US Open, but the US Tennis Association has not established how many infected participants would force the Grand Slam tournament to be called off.According to a 10½-page "Player ...
Aug 8, 2020
NEW YORK - Two more top-10 women - Elina Svitolina and Kiki Bertens - will miss the US Open, joining No. 1-ranked Ash Barty in skipping the Grand Slam tennis tournament during the coronavirus pandemic.The US Tennis Association also announced on Friday ...
Aug 8, 2020
NEW YORK - The US Tennis Association changed its plans and now will include wheelchair competition at the scaled-down US Open after athletes complained about the original decision to drop their event entirely this year.The USTA announced on Wednesday (Thursday, Manila ...
Jun 25, 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
MOVING closer to holding the first Grand Slam tournament of the coronavirus pandemic, the US Tennis Association is awaiting the go-ahead from the New York state government to play the US Open in New York starting in August - without fans and ...
Jun 16, 2020
CHARTER flights to ferry US Open tennis players and limited entourages from Europe, South America and the Middle East to New York. Negative COVID-19 tests before traveling. Centralized housing. Daily temperature checks.No spectators. Fewer on-court officials. No locker-room ...
May 31, 2020
NEW YORK - A year ago at this time, Bianca Andreescu was ranked outside the WTA's top 200 after losing in the first round of US Open qualifying. Look at her now.Thanks to winning her first Grand Slam title at ...
Sep 10, 2019
NEW YORK - Imagine this a week ago: US Open fans going crazy for Daniil Medvedev.The guy who they loved to boo, who defiantly told them the more they jeered him, the more he would win, was suddenly hearing cheers Sunday.Medvedev ...
Sep 9, 2019
NEW YORK - Bianca Andreescu displayed the same brand of big-serving, big-hitting, in-your-face tennis that Serena Williams usually does.And now the 19-year-old from Canada is a Grand Slam champion, earning her first such title while preventing ...
Sep 8, 2019
NEW YORK - Rafael Nadal found himself trailing in a tight first set against a bigger, younger opponent who was finding ways to cause trouble in their US Open semifinal.Never one to panic, never liable to have a letdown, Nadal hung tough, ...
Sep 7, 2019
NEW YORK - Getting to Grand Slam finals has not been the hard part for Serena Williams since returning to tennis after having a baby.It's what comes next that's been the problem.Despite repeated injuries, despite a lack ...
Sep 7, 2019
NEW YORK - Matteo Berrettini describes his mental coach as a big help and a best friend. They've been speaking on the phone before and after every match during Berrettini's run to his first Grand Slam semifinal.They' ...
Sep 5, 2019
NEW YORK - Betrayed by his 38-year-old body, and his forehand, Roger Federer is done at the US Open.Federer's upper back and neck gave him trouble, he kept missing makeable shots and he kept giving away the lead ...
Sep 4, 2019
NEW YORK - Elina Svitolina booked her spot in the US Open semifinals, and then it was Gaël Monfils' turn.The No. 5-seeded Svitolina reached her second consecutive major semifinal Tuesday with a 6-4, 6-4 victory over Johanna ...
Sep 4, 2019
NEW YORK - Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu reached her first Grand Slam quarterfinal in only her fourth appearance at a major tournament by stopping the net-rushing run of American qualifier Taylor Townsend, 6-1, 4-6, 6-2.The most memorable image ...
Sep 3, 2019
NEW YORK - Naomi Osaka's achy left knee didn't let her serve without pain, so she didn't practice that key part of her game leading into the US Open. The knee also prevented her from covering the ...
Sep 3, 2019
NEW YORK - Defending champion and No. 1 seed Novak Djokovic's stay at the US Open ended abruptly when he stopped playing during his fourth-round match against Stan Wawrinka on Sunday night because of pain in his left shoulder.Djokovic ...
Sep 2, 2019
NEW YORK - Naomi Osaka looked across the net after ending Coco Gauff's US Open in the third round Saturday night (Sunday, Manila time) and saw the tears welling in the 15-year-old American's eyes.Osaka also saw ...
Sep 1, 2019
NEW YORK - Defending champion Novak Djokovic's left shoulder appeared to be just fine as he put together a straightforward, straight-set victory over Denis Kudla to reach the US Open's fourth round for the 12th appearance in a ...
Aug 31, 2019
NEW YORK - To Coco Gauff, a doubles match Friday (Saturday, Manila time) was no warmup for a singles showdown against Naomi Osaka.It was a chance for her and Caty McNally to extend a winning streak they want to keep right on ...
Aug 31, 2019
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