And of course, Serena Williams has the best shot of all Americans to win the US Open title! She has not dropped a set on her way to the quarters. Serena disposed of Ana Ivanovic, 6-3, 6-4, on Monday afternoon.
Answering questions in Spanish, Nadal suddenly started grimacing in pain. He tilted his head back, covered his face with his arm. His face twisted in agony as he slid down in his chair, he motioned for help.
American Donald Young reached the fourth round at a Grand Slam for the first time, beating 24th-seeded Juan Ignacio Chela in straight sets Sunday at the U.S. Open.
Andy Roddick is back in the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2008.
Another match that got too close for comfort at times? That didn’t bother Rafael Nadal, either.
For many years, Roger Federer spoiled his fans with his dominating performances and ‘never-a-doubt’ romps in the early rounds of the Grand Slams.
Venus Williams takes big tournaments like the U.S. Open one match at a time. Not a bad plan for a player who’s played only one match since Wimbledon.
Irene may have claimed Saturday’s Kids’ Day, but it certainly won’t ruin the first day of the 2011 US Open.
“The Good Life” indeed. Tony Bennett turned 85 earlier this month, but his birthday celebration continues — and will be part of this year’s U.S. Open.
The field for the 2011 U.S. Open men’s singles tournament in Flushing Meadows just got a bit more crowded.
The U.S. Tennis Association says the singles champions at this year’s U.S. Open will each receive a record $1.8 million. Total prize money is rising by more than $1 million to $23.7 million, the most ever for the Grand Slam tournament.
The third-seeded Djokovic routed No. 19-seeded American Mardy Fish, 6-3, 6-4, 6-1 Monday, sapping the energy from both his opponent and nearly packed Arthur Ashe Stadium and leaving only one American man in the draw at the U.S. Open.
Novak Djokovic reached the U.S. Open’s fourth round for the fourth consecutive year, eliminating American wild card James Blake in straight sets.
ankovic struggled with the wind at Arthur Ashe Stadium on Saturday, at one point hitting a serve so badly the ball flew straight up into the air. The Serb had 41 unforced errors and just 13 winners.
American upstart Beatrice Capra got blown away Saturday – by the excellence of Maria Sharapova and the bad, blustery conditions caused by the remnants of Hurricane Earl.