Top-ranked Victoria Azarenka was pushed to the limit by defending champion Sam Stosur before winning in a third-set tiebreaker at the U.S. Open quarterfinals on Tuesday.
One loss from retirement, No. 20 seed Roddick plays his fourth-round match against No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday night, in search of the first big-time upset in a men’s draw that has mostly gone to form — and very quietly at that.
Still seeking his first Grand Slam title, Olympic champion Andy Murray reached the quarterfinals at an eighth consecutive major tournament by beating 15th-seeded Milos Raonic 6-4, 6-4, 6-2 Monday night.
Serena and Venus Williams exited in the third round of doubles at the US Open on Monday night, losing 6-1, 6-4 to the fourth-seeded Russian pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova.
Meanwhile there is another 30-year-old American who deserves most of the attention and that would be Serena Williams, the strongest female player in tennis history.
The 30-year-old American, who was seeded 23rd at Flushing Meadows, missed about 2½ months this season because of an accelerated heartbeat and had a medical procedure in May.
Serena Williams moved on into the US Open quarterfinal. Will she go on to win a 4th US Open championship?
Ana Ivanovic reached the US Open quarterfinal and could be matched-up against Serena Williams.
The 2003 U.S. Open champion, who last week announced he would retire after he was done at Flushing Meadows, advanced to the fourth round Sunday
Defending champion Novak Djokovic didn’t face a single break point Sunday in a 6-3, 6-2, 6-2 third-round victory over No. 31 Julien Benneteau at the US Open.
ormer No. 1 Ana Ivanovic ended 19-year-old American Sloane Stephens’ run at the U.S. Open for the second consecutive year.
Smiling right until the end in front of 2,800 buzzing fans on Court 17 at Flushing Meadows, Clijsters officially made her way into retirement Saturday night.
Top-seeded Federer faced only a single break point in his 6-3, 6-4, 6-4 victory over No. 25 Fernando Verdasco on Saturday and won it with the longest point of the match
Doubles specialist Andrea Hlavackova has reached the fourth round of a Grand Slam singles tournament in her U.S. Open debut.
Andy Murray came from behind to win all three tiebreakers against 30th-seeded Feliciano Lopez and advance to the fourth round