2011 US Open
After a day full of lopsided mismatches at the U.S. Open, we have yet another. But this one’s an upset.
Neither her words nor her play indicated that Serena Williams was distracted one bit Thursday at the U.S. Open.
American tennis fans are looking for that next Cinderella Story. Remember Melanie Oudin’s exciting run to the quarterfinals in 2009? On Tuesday afternoon, we were treated to someone who just may fill that role.
Li Na crumbled against 53rd ranked Simona Halep and was sent home early from the U.S. Open. Na admitted that she lost her confidence during the match and proved that a strong mental approach is required to achieve U.S. Open glory.
Were Rafael Nadal’s struggles in the first round simply a case of opening-night jitters or something more serious? Time will tell. Either way, his first match as defending U.S. Open champion had plenty of rough edges.
Fourth-seeded Victoria Azarenka beat 60th-ranked Johanna Larsson of Sweden 6-1, 6-3 in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Tuesday. Azarenka broke Larsson’s serve to convert her first match point and win in just 70 minutes.
Despite the lingering effects of Irene, enough Americans found Mardy Fish on the Arthur Ashe Stadium Court Monday afternoon to cheer him on. After all, the 29-year-old is the highest ranking American male in tennis!
Five-time US Open champ Roger Federer will make his first-round appearance on Monday, hoping to become the fourth man in history to win six or more titles at Flushing Meadows.
Kim Clijsters’ withdrawal was the latest bit of news that — on paper, at least — appeared to open things up for Maria Sharapova, a three-time major winner who, of late, has been playing her best tennis since shoulder surgery derailed her in late 2008.
Defending U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal looks to achieve a consecutive major title at Flushing Meadows. A strong field awaits him but is anyone capable of taking down Rafa?
Caroline Wozniacki cruised to victory over Petra Cetkovska at New Haven Final, a warm-up to U.S. Open play.
As the U.S. Open approaches, the tennis world is focusing on Novak Djokovic and his remarkable season — and rightly so, according to the man he replaced at No. 1, Rafael Nadal.
Who will take home the 2011 US Open title? Ann Liguori breaks it all down — from burned fingers to shoulder pain, history is at stake at Flushing Meadows.
Sean Hartnett previews the women’s side of the 2011 U.S. Open. Check out his opinion on tournament contenders and 2011 champion prediction.
Novak Djokovic and Roger Federer could meet in one U.S. Open semifinal, while defending champion Rafael Nadal and Andy Murray could meet in the other.