Serena Williams Seeded No. 1 At US Open; Simona Halep 2nd Top-ranked Serena Williams is seeded No. 1 as she seeks her third straight U.S. Open title.
Past US Open Champs Novak Djokovic, Roger Federer Seeded 1-2 Top-ranked Novak Djokovic is seeded No. 1 for the U.S. Open, and five-time champion Roger Federer is No. 2, meaning they could meet only in the final.
2009 Champion Juan Martin Del Potro Out Of US Open Past U.S. Open champion Juan Martin del Potro pulled out of the year's last Grand Slam tournament Friday because he's still recovering from wrist surgery.
Taylor Townsend Among 8 Women With Wild Cards For US Open Taylor Townsend, Grace Min, Nicole Gibbs and Danielle Collins are among eight players receiving wild-card invitations for the U.S. Open women's draw.
4-Time Major Champion Maria Sharapova Pulls Out Of US Open Sharapova, the 2006 champion at Flushing Meadows, has played only one match on tour since her second-round loss at Wimbledon in June.
Seles Picked For US Open Court Of ChampionsTwo-time U.S. Open winner Monica Seles will be inducted into the tournament's Court of Champions during a ceremony before the women's final Sept. 8.
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.
U.S. Open To Increase Annual Prize Money To $50 Million By 2017New York's Grand Slam tournament will increase its annual prize money to $50 million by 2017 — roughly double what it was last year — and permanently schedule the men's semifinals on Friday and men's final on Sunday starting in 2015.
Top-Ranked Victoria Azarenka Seeded No. 1 At U.S. Open; Serena Seeded FourthTop-ranked Victoria Azarenka will be seeded No. 1 at the U.S. Open, with 2006 champion Maria Sharapova at No. 3 and three-time winner Serena Williams at No. 4.
No. 1 Roger Federer To Be Top-Seeded Men's Player At U.S. OpenThe 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.
Former Champion Lleyton Hewitt, James Blake Receive Wild Cards Into U.S. OpenThe U.S. Tennis Association announced its eight men's wild cards on Tuesday. Hewitt is a two-time major champion -- winning the 2001 U.S. Open -- but at age 31 the Australian has fallen to 134th in the world.
USTA Plans Massive Makeover For U.S. Open Facilities The U.S. Tennis Association plans to give the home of the U.S. Open a makeover that will cost hundreds of millions of dollars.