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
HILTON HEAD ISLAND, S.C. - Nothing can top the first time Webb Simpson won on Father's Day, a US Open title eight years ago at Olympic Club and hearing his father's laughter on the phone to share the ...
Jun 22, 2020
THERE might be wheelchair tennis competition at the 2020 US Open, after all.The US Tennis Association acknowledged on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) it should have consulted wheelchair athletes before announcing their events at Flushing Meadows were being canceled - and now is ...
Jun 20, 2020
BRISBANE, Australia - Ash Barty has joined the ranks of high-profile players concerned over the staging of the US Open while there's still so much uncertainty around the coronavirus pandemic.The women's No. 1 hasn't had ...
Jun 15, 2020
BELGRADE, Serbia - Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is thinking of skipping the US Open - if it is played - and instead returning to competition on clay ahead of the rescheduled French Open.Speaking to Serbia's state broadcaster RTS on Tuesday, Djokovic said ...
Jun 10, 2020
IF it weren't for a pandemic-caused postponement, the French Open would have been in Week 2 now, and Rafael Nadal might still have been in contention for a 20th Grand Slam title. Instead, he's home in Spain, ...
Jun 5, 2020
NAOMI Osaka has been a Grand Slam champion and No. 1 in the WTA rankings - and now she's No. 1 on another list: top-earning female athlete.According to a story posted on Forbes.com on Friday (Saturday, Manila time), ...
May 23, 2020
GOLF Channel was going to wait until a few hours after the Masters was over to show the latest project from its Golf Films unit called "Tiger Slam." But it wasn't going to wait until November.The timing turned out ...
May 13, 2020
A decision on whether to postpone or cancel the U.S. Open because of the coronavirus pandemic is expected by June, the U.S. Tennis Association's new CEO said Thursday (Friday, Manila time), calling the prospect of holding the Grand ...
Apr 17, 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 - The US Open tennis tournament is changing the brand of its court surfaces for the first time in more than 40 years.The US Tennis Association announced Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) it has a five-year agreement for the Billie ...
Mar 24, 2020
SLOVENIAN art director Jure Tovrljan has given radical makeovers to some famous logos, inspired by this season of community quarantines, closed shops, work from home, and social distancing. In his graphical reimagining, the iconic Olympic rings, for example, now observe proper social ...
Mar 21, 2020
THE French Open was postponed for about four months because of the coronavirus pandemic, shifting from May to September and juggling the tennis calendar.The French tennis federation said on Tuesday it will hold its 15-day clay-court event at Roland ...
Mar 18, 2020
PEBBLE BEACH, California - Phil Mickelson is still not exempt for the US Open and says he won't accept a special invitation.The US Open is the one major keeping Mickelson from the career Grand Slam and no other major has ...
Feb 6, 2020
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia - Daniil Medvedev continued his storming run of form by beating Borna Coric 6-3, 6-1 to win the St. Petersburg Open final.On a run of playing in five consecutive finals including his US Open defeat to Rafael ...
Sep 23, 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 - The 19th Grand Slam title that seemed so inevitable for Rafael Nadal during the first two-plus sets of the US Open final suddenly seemed in doubt as Daniil Medvedev forced it to a fifth.What had all the makings ...
Sep 9, 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 - 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 - Serena Williams used a strong performance to return to the U.S. Open final and give herself another shot at winning a record-equaling 24th Grand Slam title.Williams got past a slightly shaky start and quickly took control for ...
Sep 6, 2019
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