In a statement released by the Russian Tennis Federation, Shamil Tarpischev denied any “malicious intent” and said his quotes had been taken out of context.
10th seed Caroline Wozniacki dazzled on the Ashe Stadium Court in the third set, beating 5th seed and 2014 French Open champ Maria Sharapova 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 to advance to the quarterfinals.
Wozniacki beat the five-time major champ 6-4, 2-6, 6-2 in 2 hours, 37 minutes on a steamy Sunday.
Second-seeded Roger Federer of Switzerland has not won a grand slam in the US Open in more than two years, and at 33, some have wondered whether his time might be up.
Maria Sharapova rallied from a set down to overcome a shaky serve and advance at the U.S. Open.
Maria Sharapova made a winning return to the U.S. Open, overcoming a few wobbles with her serve tosses before taking the final 10 games to beat longtime friend Maria Kirilenko.
Athletes not only sign big contracts on the field but off the field as well. Most athletes make more money off of their endorsement deals than their actual contract salary.
Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
Hollywood.com movie critic Christian Blauvelt previewed some of the big movies coming out.
Sharapova, the 2006 champion at Flushing Meadows, has played only one match on tour since her second-round loss at Wimbledon in June.
The top-ranked woman breezed to her third Rogers Cup title Sunday with a 6-2, 6-0 victory over unseeded Romanian Sorana Cirstea. This was her eighth WTA title of the year and the 54th of her career.
It’s the second significant upset of the tournament, which is only in Day 3.
New York Yankees third baseman Alex Rodriguez was tops among the 27 baseball players on the list and No. 18 overall with $30.3 million, although he is currently facing the possibility of a 100-game suspension.
Serena Williams captured her fourth US Open championship on Sunday.
Normally so good, so gritty, in the crucible of the third set, Maria Sharapova finally met her match against Victoria Azarenka.