Andy Murray is ready for “one more big push” this week as he tries to steer defending champions Britain into the Davis Cup final.
Newly-crowned world number one Angelique Kerber has nothing left to prove after clinching the U.S. Open for a second grand slam this year and securing a place in the record books, the German said on Tuesday.
Germany’s Angelique Kerber began her reign as world number one in imperious style battling past a determined Karolina Pliskova 6-3 4-6 6-4 to win the U.S. Open final on Saturday and claim her second grand slam title of the year.
Stan Wawrinka’s US Open triumph over world number one Novak Djokovic gave him a third Grand Slam title in as many finals, but the 31-year-old Swiss says they don’t get any easier.
Britain’s Jamie Murray and Brazil’s Bruno Soares swept the Spanish duo of Pablo Carreno Busta and Guillermo Garcia-Lopez 6-2 6-3 to win the U.S. Open doubles on Saturday for their second grand slam title of the year.
Japan’s Kei Nishikori notched one of the biggest wins of the year’s grand slam with his five-set upset of world number two Andy Murray in the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open but that four-hour victory took its toll on him on Friday.
Stan Wawrinka outslugged Japanese sixth seed Kei Nishikori 4-6 7-5 6-4 6-2 in energy-sapping humidity at Flushing Meadows on Friday to set up a U.S. Open final against world number one Novak Djokovic.
Angelique Kerber, who fulfilled a dream by completing her rise to the rank of world number one in women’s tennis, now has a chance to satisfy a more basic urge – revenge – in the U.S. Open final on Saturday.
Novak Djokovic’s strange US Open path took another odd turn as the defending champion defied stultifying humidity and the controversial tactics of Gael Monfilsto book a title showdown with Stan Wawrinka.
World number one Novak Djokovic, the only member of the so-called “Big Four” to reach Friday’s semi-finals of the U.S. Open, also has the distinction of being the least tested of the last four at Flushing Meadows.
For the second straight year Serena Williams saw her bid for a record seventh U.S. Open title halted in the semi-finals with a 6-2 7-6(5) loss to Karolina Pliskova on Thursday that also ended the American’s long reign as world number one.
World number one Serena Williams fended off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.
Former finalist Kei Nishikori of Japan shocked second-seeded Andy Murray in five sets on Wednesday to reach the semi-finals of the US Open.
Novak Djokovic’s strange U.S. Open took another bizarre turn as he advanced to the semi-finals on Tuesday when Frenchman Jo-Wilfried Tsonga retired at the start of the third set, trailing 6-3 6-2.
Former world number one Caroline Wozniacki eased into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday with a ruthless 6-0 6-2 win over wounded Latvian Anastasija Sevastova.
Frenchman Gael Monfils overwhelmed worn-out compatriot Lucas Pouille 6-4 6-3 6-3 to become the first man into the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Tuesday.
Serena Williams broke through another barrier on Monday, her 308th Grand Slam match win taking her past Roger Federer for the most in major tournaments and into the quarter-finals of the US Open.
Juan Martin del Potro’s summer renaissance continued on Monday as the unseeded Argentine advanced into the U.S. Open quarter-finals when Austrian eighth seed Dominic Thiem quit their match with an injury.
Fifth-seeded Simona Halep beat 11th-seeded Spanish rival Carla Suarez Navarro 6-2 7-5 on Monday to reach the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open on Monday.
Top seed Novak Djokovic has been starved of competitive action at the U.S. Open but on Sunday the world number one feasted on unseeded Briton Kyle Edmund in a 6-2 6-1 6-4 romp that put him into the quarter-finals.