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.
Sure, Monica Puig would have loved another week between the Olympics and the U.S. Open to "come down from the high" of becoming Puerto Rico's first gold medalist.
Novak Djokovic and Rafael Nadal get their US Open campaigns under way Monday in the shadow of Arthur Ashe Stadium's spectacular $150 million retractable roof and alongside rock music legend Phil Collins.
Agnieszka Radwanska held on for a 6-1, 7-6 (7/2) win over Elina Svitolina in Saturday's final of the WTA Connecticut Open.
A gleaming new retractable roof is the crown jewel in a US$600 million U.S. Open makeover that bets big on tennis as the sport enters a transition period.
The U.S. Open is investing US$600 million to upgrade its grounds in Queens where the season's final Grand Slam event gets under way on Monday. Here are other key dates in the history of the tournament:
Serena Williams Seeded: 1 Age: 34 Country: United States