Sharapova, the 2006 champion at Flushing Meadows, has played only one match on tour since her second-round loss at Wimbledon in June.
Physically, Roger Federer looks great. Mentally? It would be fascinating to get into his head to see how Andy Roddick’s retirement affected him.
The 30-year-old American, who was seeded 23rd at Flushing Meadows, missed about 2½ months this season because of an accelerated heartbeat and had a medical procedure in May.
With Andy Roddick calling it a career after this US Open, many are asking: What is the state of American tennis?
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.
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.
France’s Jo-Wilfried Tsonga came back to eliminate Mardy Fish, the highest-seeded American, 6-4, 6-7 (5), 3-6, 6-4, 6-2 Monday to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the first time.
The highest-seeded American man, Fish believes he’s ready to make a long run at this year’s U.S. Open. So far he’s giving himself every chance to do that with three workmanlike victories.
Mardy Fish and Andrea Petkovic are trying to put their names into the history books by winning the US Open men’s and women’s singles titles.
Neither her words nor her play indicated that Serena Williams was distracted one bit Thursday at the U.S. Open.
Despite the lingering effects of Irene, enough Americans found Mardy Fish on the Arthur Ashe Stadium Court Monday afternoon to cheer him on. After all, the 29-year-old is the highest ranking American male in tennis!
Mardy Fish looked the part of the highest-seeded American at the U.S. Open, easily winning his first-round match Monday.
The US Open hasn’t officially begun, but a new world record has already been set at the USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center.
Defending U.S. Open champion Rafael Nadal looks to achieve a consecutive major title at Flushing Meadows. A strong field awaits him but is anyone capable of taking down Rafa?
No surprise that the current top player in the world, Novak Djokovic, was named the top seed in the men’s draw, but the highest-seeded American player in the men’s draw will raise some eyebrows.