WITH tennis, like so much of the world, shut down because of the coronavirus pandemic, Naomi Osaka found herself with time to read and think.And while she won the US Open for her third Grand Slam title, she also stood out ...
Dec 28, 2020
YUKA Saso and Bianca Pagdanganan reunited on Monday (Tuesday Manila time) as they arrived in Houston for the 2020 US Women's Open at the Champions Golf Club in Houston.Pagdaganan posted on her Instagram Story her encounter with Saso during practice. ...
Dec 8, 2020
ROME - For four or five days after being defaulted from the US Open, Novak Djokovic did some serious soul searching.Then he got back on the tennis court - and since then it's been fairly straightforward, at least in terms of ...
Sep 22, 2020
MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Call him a mad scientist in a tam o'shanter cap. Call him a game-changer in golf. Any description of Bryson DeChambeau now starts with US Open champion.In a breathtaking performance on Sunday at Winged Foot ( ...
Sep 21, 2020
MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Matthew Wolff is playing his first US Open and carving his own path.That starts with shots he gouges out of the rough. It ends with him making six birdies, the last one a towering 7-iron from the ...
Sep 20, 2020
MAMARONECK, N.Y. - Every shot required full attention. Every hole was a test. Every par was valued.Patrick Reed embraced every aspect of it on Friday (Saturday, Manila time) when the US Open lived up to its reputation as the toughest test ...
Sep 19, 2020
TIGER Woods hit his opening drive to the center of the first fairway, spun a short iron to 18 feet and just missed his birdie putt, tapping in for an easy par.The rest of his day was an up-and-down ...
Sep 18, 2020
ROME - Novak Djokovic learned "a big lesson" after being disqualified from the U.S. Open for unintentionally hitting a line judge in the throat with a ball.The incident eight days ago marked a stunning end to Djokovic's 29-match winning ...
Sep 14, 2020
NEW YORK - Dominic Thiem was talking about himself and the rest of the men in the U.S. Open semifinals, but he might as well have been offering advice to tennis fans the world over."Once we step on the court," Thiem ...
Sep 11, 2020
NEW YORK - Novak Djokovic was kicked out of the US Open for accidentally hitting a line judge in the throat with a tennis ball after dropping a game in his fourth-round match on Sunday (Monday, Manila time), a stunning end to ...
Sep 7, 2020
NEW YORK - This is was the sort of match Andy Murray came back for, the sort of competition and comeback he always lived for, the reason he went through two hip operations and all the hard work that followed.And it was ...
Sep 2, 2020
MEN to watch at the U.S. Open in New York, where play is scheduled to begin Monday (Tuesday, Manila time):Ranked: 1Country: SerbiaAge: 33Career Singles Titles: 79Grand Slam Singles Titles: 17 - U.S. Open (3: 2011, 2015, 2018), Australian Open (7: ...
Aug 28, 2020
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
LEXINGTON, Kentucky - Entering Friday (Saturday, Manila time), Serena Williams had played 967 tour-level singles matches as a professional, with just four losses against opponents ranked outside the top 100 - and none in eight years.Well, it's time to add ...
Aug 15, 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
SYDNEY - No. 1-ranked Ash Barty says she has withdrawn from the U.S. Open because she is not comfortable with traveling during the coronavirus pandemic.Barty is the biggest name yet to opt out of the Aug. 31-Sept. 13 Grand ...
Jul 30, 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
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
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