Flavia Pennetta ousted fourth-seeded Sara Errani 6-3, 6-1 in an all-Italian second-round match Thursday for the biggest upset so far at the US Open.
Blake embraced the symbolism of starting his last tournament on the 50th anniversary of the March on Washington, an African-American tennis star inspiring young players. It was just past midnight when his match, and career, ended.
After her latest early Grand Slam exit, Venus Williams was asked what the future holds for her at the U.S. Open. In one breath, Williams brushed aside the unspoken reference to retirement.
Each year at the US Open, there is a story that captivates and stands out more than any other. This year, it was only two days before 17-year-old Vicky Duval became ‘that’ story.
Li Na got her work done quickly Wednesday at the US Open, so when the rain started falling, she had little to worry about.
Duval hopped up and down with arms overhead after pulling off her big surprise at Flushing Meadows, a 5-7, 6-4, 6-4 victory over the 11th-seeded Stosur.
Gone is the Golden Era of American tennis. Every year, the names Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Jim Courier, John McEnroe, Jimmy Connors and Chris Evert seem to fade further in our country’s tennis consciousness.
Roger Federer had 12 aces and 35 winners as he breezed past Grega Zemlja.
With boyfriend Rory McIlroy in the stands, Wozniacki fought off a set point in the second to win 6-2, 7-5 on Tuesday.
USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center had more personnel at the entry gates, which opened a half-hour earlier.
The US Open got off to a frustrating start Monday as beefed-up security had some waiting up to two hours just to enter the grounds earlier Monday.
The second-seeded Spaniard won 6-4, 6-2, 6-2 in the first round Monday. Nadal, the 2010 champion, skipped last year’s US Open.
The U.S. Open barely got started and one of its most popular players, James Blake, announced his retirement from the game, effective after this US Open.
Venus Williams earned one of her biggest wins since she pulled out of the U.S. Open two years ago because of illness, upsetting 12th-seeded Kirsten Flipkens in the first round Monday.
The so-called Tennis Climb was originally created by the Federal Aviation Administration to reroute noisy planes from LaGuardia Airport away from the US Open.