Andy Murray persevered through the wind and the rain to advance to his US Open Final since 2008.
Ann Liguori previews the men’s semifinals and women’s final.
Normally so good, so gritty, in the crucible of the third set, Maria Sharapova finally met her match against Victoria Azarenka.
One loss from retirement, No. 20 seed Roddick plays his fourth-round match against No. 7 seed Juan Martin del Potro on Tuesday night, in search of the first big-time upset in a men’s draw that has mostly gone to form — and very quietly at that.
Serena and Venus Williams exited in the third round of doubles at the US Open on Monday night, losing 6-1, 6-4 to the fourth-seeded Russian pair of Maria Kirilenko and Nadia Petrova.
Meanwhile there is another 30-year-old American who deserves most of the attention and that would be Serena Williams, the strongest female player in tennis history.
Serena Williams moved on into the US Open quarterfinal. Will she go on to win a 4th US Open championship?
Ana Ivanovic reached the US Open quarterfinal and could be matched-up against Serena Williams.
Agnieszka Radwanska cruised past Jelena Jankovic and into the fourth round of the US Open.
Misty-eyed about the retirements of her fellow tennis stars, Serena Williams finds even more resolve to keep playing long past age 30.
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.
Over the first two days of the US Open, the world’s largest tennis stadium turned into the world’s biggest bore.
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.
Americans Andy Roddick, Venus Williams, Sam Querrey and Dennis Novikov all won on the second day of the US Open.
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.