Wednesday, September 2, 2015
Even before Serena Williams set foot in Arthur Ashe Stadium on Monday night, her path through the U.S. Open to complete a true Grand Slam became a lot easier thanks to losses by other top women.
Two-time champion Rafael Nadal survived a scare at the hands of Croatian teenager Borna Coric to reach the U.S. Open second round on Monday.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
Three-time defending champion Serena Williams begins her quest to complete a calendar-year Grand Slam while past winners Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal launch their campaigns Monday at the U.S. Open.
Monday, August 31, 2015
Taiwanese tennis player Chuang Chia-jung and her Chinese partner Liang Chen fell at the last hurdle at the Connecticut Open on Saturday, losing the women's doubles final in straight sets 3-6, 1-6 to Julia Goerges and Lucie Hradecka.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
World No. 1s Serena Williams and Novak Djokovic will launch their bids for the U.S. Open title on Monday's first day of competition, tournament organizers announced Friday.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
There is no question that the most talked-about topic heading into the U.S. Open is Serena Williams' Grand Slam bid. Even if she does dominate the conversation, a certain "Big Four" of men's tennis will provide plenty to discuss, too, as usual.
Second-seeded defending champion Petra Kvitova of the Czech Republic beat seventh-seeded Agnieska Radwanska of Poland 7-5, 6-4 on Thurday night to reach the Connecticut Open semifinals.
Second-seeded Kevin Anderson of South Africa beat eighth-seeded Borna Coric of Croatia 6-2, 7-6 (1) on Thursday night to advance to the semifinals in the Winston-Salem Open.
Top-ranked tennis star Novak Djokovic has a new title -- goodwill ambassador for the U.N. children's agency, UNICEF.
Thursday, August 27, 2015
Top seed Gilles Simon of France was upset by the United Kingdom's Aljaz Bedene, while two other high seeds survived upset bids on Tuesday during second-round play at the Winston-Salem Open.