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  • Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open

    Top seed Djokovic cruises into second round of U.S. Open
    FLUSHING MEADOWS, N.Y. -- Top seed Novak Djokovic beat Argentina's Diego Schwartzman in three sets Monday night in their first-round match at the U.S. Open. Djokovic started his quest for an eighth Grand Slam title with a 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win in the...
  • Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open

    Serena Williams is only U.S. singles player still in the U.S. Open
    We may now have to think about Serena Williams as Custer, because she represents the last stand at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. That is, the last U.S. player standing. When the day began Saturday at the USTA Billie Jean King Tennis Center, there...
  • Dark day but bright hopes for American tennis at U.S. Open

    NEW YORK (Reuters) - Brilliant sunshine was unable to hide a dark day for American men at the U.S. Open on Tuesday as five home grown hopes packed their bags and headed for the exits. Eight American men took the courts at the sprawling U.S. National...
  • Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray

    Novak Djokovic takes next step at U.S. Open with win over Andy Murray
    Two tennis pit bulls sank their teeth into each other on a warm and windless night at the U.S. Open on Wednesday. It was Novak Djokovic versus Andy Murray. Talk about strong teeth. Right now, with Rafael Nadal out with an injury, all they needed to...
  • Patrick McEnroe steps down as head of U.S. tennis development

    Patrick McEnroe steps down as head of U.S. tennis development
    NEW YORK -- Patrick McEnroe said on Wednesday he was stepping down from his role as head of player development for the U.S. Tennis Association after more than six years in the job. McEnroe, the former captain of the U.S. Davis Cup team, ESPN analyst and...
  • Venus Williams can't come up big in U.S. Open loss to Sara Errani

    — The venerable Venus Williams played a roller-coaster tennis match Friday that ended badly, for her and her ongoing comeback attempt at age 34, when the wheels finally came off. She lost to Sara Errani of Italy, a player she had beaten in all...
  • If Jack Sock is future of U.S. men's tennis, it could be a long wait

    We trekked out to the U.S. Open's venerable Grandstand Court on Tuesday on a mission of promise. Young Jack Sock, up-and-coming U.S. tennis player, was playing his first-round match. The Grandstand is special. For years, it has been an appendage to...
  • Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan

    Roger Federer has a new 'teammate'—Michael Jordan
    There is seldom a dull moment in the evening matches at the U.S. Open tennis tournament. Tuesday was no exception. It was time for Roger Federer to get back to work, and for the occasion, he brought along a friend, some guy named Michael Jordan....
  • John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis

    John Isner, Sam Querrey are rays of hope for U.S. men's tennis
    The dark clouds that have hung over U.S. men's tennis for a while now lifted just a bit Thursday. Think of it mostly as the sun peeking through. The highest-ranked U.S. male, big-serving, 6-foot-9 John Isner, cruised through to the third round and was...
  • After all these years, Novak Djokovic is still refreshing

    After all these years, Novak Djokovic is still refreshing
    — Like a great novel, or a perfectly cooked filet mignon, Novak Djokovic is fast becoming one of the joys of my life. He came on the tennis scene about a decade ago as yet another Eastern European player whose name was impossible to spell. I could...
  • Federer vence a Matosevic en Abierto de EEUU

    NUEVA YORK (Reuters) - El tenista suizo Roger Federer inició el martes su campaña para conseguir su título 18 de un torneo de grand slam, con un triunfo por 6-3, 6-4 y 7-6(4) sobre Marinko Matosevic para avanzar a la segunda ronda del Abierto de Estados...
  • Young to face Raonic in Washington semis

    WASHINGTON (AP) — There appeared to be little reason to expect Donald Young to make a deep run at the Citi Open. The left-handed American arrived at the hard-court tuneup for the U.S. Open on a four-match losing streak. He was 10-13 this season....