Among our picks for this weekend’s best eating, drinking, and merrymaking events are opera outdoors, a blues and BBQ festival, and a celebration of jazz great Charlie Parker, some of them free, all of them fun.
By now, everyone knows Roger Federer’s itinerary for Cincinnati: Get his game in order, raise the winner’s trophy, leave town with a lot of confidence for the US Open.
Check out the priceless things to do this week in New York City, week of August 18th-24th.
Federer does not feel the obligation to play as many tournaments as he once did. He is ranked No. 3 and taking a simpler approach to the game.
Rebecca Weiner, the NYPD’s director of intelligence analysis, warned that Inspire magazine is instructing would-be terrorists on how to make bombs and where to set them off.
Only the best in tennis stand on the court every summer at Arthur Ashe Stadium in Flushing, Queens, and that includes the ball people.
This handy guide to New York City can help you plan out your trip and serve as a reference to the city’s top attractions along with food and lodging recommendations.
The 114th US Open at Pinehurst has concluded and Martin Kaymer won by 8 shots (9-under). While he may have won the $8 million purse, his play didn’t speak louder than some of his opponents’ pants.
The 27-year-old Spaniard, out last year with a knee injury, came back with a vengeance, winning his eighth French Open title in June and his second US Open title, taking home $3.6 million in prize money Monday night in Flushing.
Looking fit as can be, and tough as — maybe even better than — ever, No. 2-ranked Rafael Nadal pulled away from No. 1 Novak Djokovic 6-2, 3-6, 6-4, 6-1 on Monday in a taut, tense U.S. Open final.
The stakes are always high, the encounters always memorable. Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic have built the best rivalry in tennis on a mountain of big-time matches, the likes of which they’ll play Monday in the US Open final.
Dealing with adversity in intense matches is where Serena Williams has shown the biggest improvement. As her sister Venus said, “the only player that can beat Serena is Serena herself.”
American Serena Williams captured her second straight US Open title over Victoria Azarenka in a repeat of last year’s final.
Even though Djokovic won, the crowd was so impressed with Wawrinka’s effort and game, they gave him a well-deserved long-standing ovation after the match.
Rafael Nadal is in the US Open final after victory Saturday over Richard Gasquet.