David Ferrer

Kei Nishikori of Japan celebrates after defeating Stan Wawrinka of Switzerland in their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Ten of the 2014 US Open. (Photo by Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: Marathon Man Kei Nishikori Continues To Make History At US Open

Tenth seed Kei Nishikori became the first Japanese player in the Open Era to advance to a Grand Slam semifinal with a five-set win over 2014 Australian Open champion Stan Wawrinka 3-6, 7-5, 7-6, 6-7, 6-4.

09/03/2014

Second-seeded Simona Halep returns a shot against Mirjana Lucic during their third-round match at the US Open on Aug. 29, 2014. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Venus Beats Herself, No. 2 Halep Shocked By Qualifier In 3rd Round

Two points from defeat, Sara Errani rallied to force a third-set tiebreaker and outlasted Venus Williams in a back-and-forth match at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2014

Eugenie Bouchard of Canada returns a shot against Olga Govortsova of Belarus during their match at the US Open on Aug. 26, 2014. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Wimbledon Finalist Bouchard Off And Running At US Open

Back on the Grand Slam stage, Eugenie Bouchard returned to her winning ways. The seventh-seeded Bouchard routed Olga Govortsova 6-2, 6-1 on Tuesday in the first round of the U.S. Open.

08/26/2014

Roberta Vinci of Italy celebrates her 6-4, 6-2 win over Camila Giorgi of Italy during their 2013 US Open women's singles match at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center September 2, 2013 in New York. (Photo credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Vinci Reaches US Open Quarterfinals After Beating Giorgi

Roberta Vinci has reached the US Open quarterfinals for the second straight year, beating fellow Italian Camila Giorgi.

09/02/2013

Serena Williams (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

Serena, Nadal Cruise, 17-Year-Old Duval Falls On Day 4 Of US Open

Only a few spots separate them in the seedings. Still, the considerable gulf between No. 1 Serena Williams and No. 4 Sara Errani was hard to ignore in their matches Thursday at the U.S. Open.

08/29/2013

Roger Federer (Photo credit should read CARL COURT/AFP/Getty Images)

Roger Federer Falls To No. 5 In ATP Rankings For 1st Time In A Decade

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.

07/08/2013

Novak Djokovic of Serbia and Serena Williams of the US. (Photo credit: MANAN VATSYAYANA/AFP/Getty Images)

Favorites Djokovic And Williams Cruising 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.

06/29/2013

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Protesters With Flares Jump Onto Court, Interrupt French Open Final

A man who jumped onto the court with a fiery flare spurting white smoke briefly interrupted the French Open final Sunday between Rafael Nadal and David Ferrer.

06/09/2013

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Nadal Wins 8th French Open Title, Beating Ferrer In Straight Sets

Nadal became the first man to win eight titles at the same Grand Slam tournament when he beat fellow Spaniard David Ferrer in Sunday’s final, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3.

06/09/2013

Novak Djokovic of Serbia celebrates match point during his men's singles semifinal match against David Ferrer of Spain on Day 14 of the 2012 US Open at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images)

Novak Djokovic Reaches US Open Final

Novak Djokovic defeated David Ferrer to reach the US Open Final where he’ll face Andy Murray.

09/09/2012

Andy Murray of Great Britain celebrates against Tomas Berdych of Czech Republic at USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Andy Murray Into US Open Final

Andy Murray persevered through the wind and the rain to advance to his US Open Final since 2008.

09/08/2012

Arthur Ashe Stadium (credit: STAN HONDA/AFP/Getty Images)

Liguori: Previewing Men’s Semifinals And Women’s Final

Ann Liguori previews the men’s semifinals and women’s final.

09/08/2012

Andy Murray (Photo by Clive Brunskill/Getty Images), Tomas Berdych (Photo by Matthew Stockman/Getty Images) and David Ferrer (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for USTA)

Kallet: Will The Grand Slam Torch Finally Be Passed To A New Man At The US Open?

Yes, the ingredients are in place for the torch to finally be passed — at least for the moment — to a new men’s Grand Slam champion. And if it does play out that way, what will it feel like? It’s tough to say, as there has only been one blip on the Big Three’s radar since 2005.

09/07/2012

Novak Djokovic

Djokovic Uses Brute Force To Forge US Open Semifinal Showdown With Ferrer

Locked in a taut, thrill-a-minute second set, Novak Djokovic and Juan Martin del Potro headed to a tiebreaker and promptly produced a 20-stroke masterpiece of a point befitting a pair of past U.S. Open champions.

09/07/2012

Samantha Stosur of Australia reacts after she wins against Varvara Lepchenko of the US during their 2012 US Open women's singles match. (Photo credit should read TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Defending Champ Sam Stosur Is Tested, But Still Ousts Lepchenko In Straights

Defending champion Sam Stosur was pushed for the first time in this year’s US Open by American Varvara Lepchenko, but dominated the second set after winning the first in a tiebreaker.

08/31/2012

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