Flushing Meadows

(credit: TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/GettyImages)

Off-The-Charts Electricity Expected When Roddick Takes Court At US Open

Whether it turns out to be a tearful farewell or simply another fun-filled evening of tennis, Friday night figures to be electric in Arthur Ashe Stadium. Pretty much like any night Andy Roddick is playing at the US Open.

08/31/2012

(credit: Elsa/Getty Images)

Liguori: Retiring Roddick, King Of Effort, Can No Longer Give His All

Andy Roddick was celebrating his 30th birthday on Thursday. And at approximately 6:03 p.m., he shocked the tennis world.

08/31/2012

Andy Roddick of the United States speaks to the media during a press conference announcing his retirement. (Photo by Michael Heiman/Getty Images)

Andy Roddick, The Last American Man To Win A Major, To Retire After US Open

Andy Roddick said that the US Open will be the last tournament of his career. The 2003 US Open champion and former No. 1 announced his plans to retire at a news conference on Thursday, his 30th birthday.

08/30/2012

Jo-Wilfried Tsonga (Photo credit should read DON EMMERT/AFP/GettyImages) and Mardy Fish (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Fifth-Seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Upset; American Mardy Fish Rallies To Win In Five

This US Open finally got its first shocker. After three days of the top players winning decisively, fifth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga was upset by Martin Klizan of Slovakia in the second round.

08/30/2012

(credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

Liguori: All-Class Clijsters Says Goodbye To Singles Game

Kim Clijsters said that the US Open inspired her to do so well, but she inspired so many with her class and grace.

08/30/2012

Kim Clijsters

Clijsters’ Stellar Singles Career Ends With 2nd Round Loss At US Open

The four-time Grand Slam champion lost to 18-year-old Laura Robson of Britain in the second round of the U.S. Open on Wednesday, and will head into retirement after she finishes playing in doubles at Flushing Meadows.

08/29/2012

Brian Baker  (Photo: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/GettyImages)

Liguori: Brian Baker’s Revival Is The Best Comeback Story In Tennis

Brian Baker’s comeback is one of the more intriguing stories at the US Open this year. He is playing in his first US Open since 2005, and what joy he showed after beating Jan Hajek in straight sets on Court 11.

08/29/2012

Victoria Azarenka (credit: Alex Trautwig/Getty Images)

No. 1 Azarenka, American Wild Card Burdette Advance At US Open

The first two days of the US Open featured mostly quick, one-sided matches. It was more of the same early on Wednesday.

08/29/2012

Novak Djokovic (credit: EMMANUEL DUNAND/AFP/GettyImages)

‘Beatdown City': At US Open, Tennis’ Best Putting On One-Sided Show

Over the first two days of the US Open, the world’s largest tennis stadium turned into the world’s biggest bore.

08/29/2012

Andy Roddick of the United States celebrates after defeating Rhyne Williams of the United States in their men's singles first-round match.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Roddick, Djokovic, Venus Cruise Into Second Round Of US Open

That Andy Roddick’s last match as a twentysomething would not be his last match at the 2012 US Open was hardly in doubt Tuesday, especially whenever he was launching that intimidating, tough-to-handle serve of his.

08/28/2012

Agnieszka Radwanska of Poland returns a shot against Nina Bratchikova of Russia.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

Second-Seeded Agnieszka Radwanska Punishes Bratchikova In Just 54 Minutes

Radwanska beat Nina Bratchikova of Russia 6-1, 6-1 on Tuesday to start play at Arthur Ashe Stadium. The 91st-ranked Bratchikova had 28 unforced errors to only six for Radwanska.

08/28/2012

James Blake (credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Liguori: James Blake Healthy, On Mission To Rekindle US Open Magic

James Blake, no matter how far he gets in Flushing Meadows, always brings his heart and soul to the court — and New Yorkers eat that up.

08/28/2012

(credit: Chris Trotman/Getty Images for USTA)

Sharapova Returns To Form In Flushing; Murray Not Great, But Moves On

Maria Sharapova’s stomach ache turned out to be nothing more than that. That lopsided loss she suffered at the Olympics — well, that may have only been a false alarm, as well.

08/28/2012

Roger Federer at the U.S. Open (credit: Al Bello/Getty Images)

Federer Lives Up To Billing, Easily Dispatches Young At US Open

“The US Open, for me, was always, I don’t want to say easy, but very natural and I’ve always looked forward to it in a big way,” Roger Federer said on Monday.

08/28/2012

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

All Eyes On Flushing: Tennis’ Best Ready For Two-Week Grind At US Open

In an Olympic year, the US Open — considered the toughest test in tennis even under normal circumstances — is essentially the season’s fifth major. That makes for quite a grueling season for the players.

08/27/2012

more

previous