Serena Williams dominated Caroline Wozniacki 6-3 6-3 in a match that took only an hour and 15 minutes. Serena smacked over 7 times the number of winners (29 winners to Wozniacki’s 4).
Kei Nishikori became the first Asian man to advance to a Grand Slam final. The 24-year-old from Japan ousted the top-ranked player in the world, Novak Djokovic, 6-4, 1-6, 7-6, 6-3.
A year ago, Cilic did not play the US Open. He pulled out of Wimbledon, claiming he had a knee injury, but it was later revealed that he had failed a drug test.
Colorful Gael Monfils is back in the US Open quarterfinals.
The top seeds made it look easy on a hot and humid Labor Day.
10th seed Caroline Wozniacki dazzled on the Ashe Stadium Court in the third set, beating 5th seed and 2014 French Open champ Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.
“Qualifiers” are gaining additional notoriety in the women’s draw.
Sara Errani, the No. 13 seed from Italy, and Venus Williams played what was the most exciting set of the US Open so far.
It’s been a pleasure to watch such a young girl play her heart out, surprising herself with her first-round win and all the attention it garnered.
You should be hearing her name a lot more in the future. CiCi (short for Catherine) Bellis became the story in the early stages of the U.S. Open.
This 2014 U.S. Open is all about two of the all-time greats in tennis — Roger Federer and Serena Williams — hoping to win their 18th Grand Slam titles.
Rory McIlroy will try to continue his magical ride here at Valhalla Golf Club in Louisville, Kentucky, although he hopes to play mistake-free Sunday after an up and down 4-under 67 Saturday.
He may not move the needle, as they say, quite like Tiger, but Rory McIlroy’s fan base should be right up there.
“I hit a lot of bad shots and I never got a putt to the hole,” admitted Tiger. “I had plenty of looks to turn my round around and then post something even par, even under par.”
I’m wondering, when it comes to Tiger’s health, who is helping him make these decisions? Is he even listening to his doctor?