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.
Tuesday, August 25, 2015
Serena Williams continued to work her way up the list of WTA tennis legends, winning her 69th career title with a straight-set win over Simona Halep at the WTA Cincinnati tournament.
Roger Federer moved into pole position for a U.S. Open title run on Sunday, capturing his seventh Cincinnati Masters with a dominant 7-6 (7/1), 6-3 win over Novak Djokovic.