Andy Murray won 9 of 10 games to start and overwhelmed Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 at the U.S. Open on Monday night to reach the quarterfinals for the 22nd time in his past 23 Grand Slam tournaments.
Latvian tennis player Anastasija Sevastova wore a Yankees cap to her news conference after she reached her first major quarterfinal.
Novak Djokovic was not interested in discussing in any detail why he needed a trainer to work on his right elbow during an otherwise matter-of-fact 6-2, 6-1, 6-4 victory over Kyle Edmund on Sunday night that put the defending champion in the U.S. Open quarterfinals for the 10th consecutive year.
So about that inflamed right shoulder that was supposed to hinder Serena Williams at the U.S. Open as she seeks a record 23rd major title: It sure seems to be just fine.
Novak Djokovic looks to take another step towards a third US Open title when he faces British outsider Kyle Edmund for a place in the quarter-finals on Sunday, dismissing fears of ring-rustiness after two free passes in the first week.
Novak Djokovic reached the U.S. Open last 16 in just 32 minutes Friday when Mikhail Youzhny retired injured before fellow two-time winner Rafael Nadal also made the fourth round for the first time in three years.
Johanna Konta sat on a towel along the baseline, her racket resting by her feet, an ice bag under each arm, chest heaving. Fans murmured with concern in the stands and her opponent stood next to her chair, unsure what to do.
The U.S. Tennis Association says a spectator was arrested by police after he jumped over a wall surrounding a U.S. Open court at the end of a match.
Wimbledon champions Andy Murray and Serena Williams powered into the second round of the U.S. Open as the stars came out on Arthur Ashe Stadium court on Tuesday night.
Novak Djokovic double-faulted, then shook his right arm and grimaced. Seconds later Monday night, a weak serve produced a wince from the U.S. Open's defending champion, then was followed by a missed forehand that gave away a set -- the first set dropped by Djokovic in the first round of any Grand Slam tournament since 2010.