Serena To Play Budding American Star Townsend In First Round Of OpenTaylor Townsend is a former top-ranked junior player who reached the third round at the French Open this year. She got into her first U.S. Open main draw with a wild card.
Andy Murray Gearing Up For New ChallengesAndy Murray has a new "To Do" list. Instead of trying to win majors, he's now defending them. Murray approaches the U.S. Open with a new perspective after winning it for the first time last year.
US Open Tennis Singles Champs Will Take Home Record $2.6 MillionAll singles players at the U.S. Open are getting a big raise this year, from the record $2.6 million each champion will take home, to the $32,000 for everyone losing in the first round.
Venus Williams Adjusting To Illness, Ready For US OpenVenus Williams is feeling better and is ready to compete in the 2012 US Open.
Nadal Destroys Roddick In U.S. Open QuarterfinalsWhipping passing shots from all angles and returning superbly, No. 2 seed Rafael Nadal beat No. 21 Andy Roddick 6-2, 6-1, 6-3 on Friday to reach the semifinals at Flushing Meadows for the fourth consecutive year.