Duval hopped up and down with arms overhead after pulling off her big surprise at Flushing Meadows, a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the 11th-seeded Stosur.
Nadal’s knees have had recurring problems over the years, particularly the left one, which kept him out from late 2012 until early 2013.
Murray is seeded No. 3, and the expectation is that he or one of the men ahead of him, Djokovic or Nadal, will hold the trophy.
Andy Murray will be the defending champion at a Grand Slam tournament and he suspects he’ll be more nervous than usual.
Andy Murray has a new “To Do” list. Instead of trying to win majors, he’s now defending them. Murray approaches the U.S. Open with a new perspective after winning it for the first time last year.
Roger Federer usually feels good when he arrives in Cincinnati for a tournament he has won more times than anyone else. This week, not so much.
Andy Murray made a successful return in his first match since winning at Wimbledon, beating Spain’s Marcel Granollers 6-4, 7-6 (2) on Wednesday in the second round of the Rogers Cup.
All singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.
Federer’s second-round loss at Wimbledon, a year after taking the title, drops him from No. 3. He was fifth in the rankings on June 23, 2003, two weeks before he won Wimbledon for the first of his record 17 major championships.
Andy Murray became the first British man in 77 years to win the Wimbledon title, beating Novak Djokovic 6-4, 7-5, 6-4.
Murray completed his seventh career comeback from two sets down to top Fernando Verdasco.
During a tournament with more than its share of twists and turns Djokovic and del Potro have gone through virtually unscathed.
No. 1-seeded Novak Djokovic and No. 2 Andy Murray have yet to lose a set, let alone a match, so far at Wimbledon.
Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic turned in nearly perfect performances back-to-back Saturday on Centre Court to cap the fourth round at the All England Club.
The second- and third-ranked players were asked about the possibility Sunday at the Italian Open after NBA veteran Jason Collins recently became the first active player in any of the four major U.S. professional sports leagues to come out.