If the highest-ranked American man wanted to, he’d have plenty of material in order to prepare for the task he faces Saturday: facing 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber of Germany in the third round of the U.S. Open.
Ivanovic, who had been having her best season since winning the French Open in 2008, lost to Karolina Pliskova 7-5, 6-4 in the second round Thursday.
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.
John Isner, a former top American college player, beat this year’s top American college player in the first round of the U.S. Open.
City Parks provides free tennis lessons to thousands of kids between the ages of 6 and 16 each year in nearly 40 parks throughout the five boroughs.
American tennis star John Isner, who played last week in the US Open, is donating 20 percent of his prize money to a Long Island organization that helps train canines for blind and disabled veterans.
Tim Smyczek’s car ran out of gas on the way to Flushing Meadows before he got knocked out by Marcel Granollers.
13th-seeded John Isner lost to 22nd-seeded Philipp Kohlschreiber in the US Open’s third round for the second consecutive year.
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.
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.
Gone is the Golden Era of American tennis. Every year, the names Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert seem to fade further in our country’s tennis consciousness.
Next week, for the first time in 40 years of ATP rankings, there will be no American men in the top 20. That’s because John Isner, who is 20th this week, is assured of dropping lower after losing Tuesday.
With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?
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.
The 17-time Grand Slam champion was ranked No. 1 in the ATP rankings released on Monday. Defending champ Novak Djokovic is seeded second and Olympic gold medalist Andy Murray is seeded third.