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  • Andreescu fends off Williams comeback to win US Open

    Canadian teenager Bianca Andreescu claimed her first Grand Slam title in a hard-hitting, nerve-jangling 6-3 7-5 win over Serena Williams on Saturday that put the brakes on the American's bid to equal the all-time record.

  • Kyrgios goes quietly into the night

    Nick Kyrgios was a lightning rod for controversy at the U.S. Open this week but the fiery Australian was subdued after a third-round loss on Saturday and walked away quietly from the year's final Grand Slam.

  • Federer overcomes Nagal scare

    Roger Federer gave India's Sumit Nagal a harsh introduction to Grand Slam tennis as the five-time champion weathered an early storm for a 4-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-4 win on Monday to reach the second round of the U.S. Open.

  • Nadal savours being part of the dream generation

    World number one Rafael Nadal's third U.S. Open and 16th grand slam title which he bagged with a 6-3 6-3 6-4 demolition of South African Kevin Anderson, triggers speculations on his chances of surpassing Federer's record of 19 major championships.

  • Nadal battles Anderson in conflict of styles at U.S. Open

    World number one Rafa Nadal's quest for a 16th grand slam title will lead to a barrage of big serves when he battles South African Kevin Anderson in a conflict of styles at the U.S. Open final.

  • Stephens beats Williams, Keys crushes Vandeweghe

    Sloane Stephens stun two-times U.S. Open winner Venus Williams to ensure a new grand slam champion is crowned at the Flushing Meadows while Madison Keys hammer CoCo Vandeweghe to set up an all-American final.

  • I'll be back, vows Venus after Wimbledon heartache

    Venus Williams vows to make amends for her Wimbledon final heartache by ending a bittersweet year on a high at the US Open.

  • Rickie Fowler sets the pace at US Open

    Rickie Fowler produces a record-equalling low-scoring round to take a one-shot lead at the US Open as the big-hitters failed to fire.

  • Del Potro gets 2017 ATP campaign off on winning note

    Former US Open champ Juan Martin Del Potro got his season off to another successful start at the Delray Beach Open, defeating Kevin Anderson in straight sets and overcoming an opening set tumble in the process.

  • Serena follows sister Venus to Auckland exit

    Serena Williams suffered a shock second-round defeat at the Auckland Classic Wednesday following her sister Venus's earlier withdrawal with an arm injury.

  • Karolina vows to keep attacking

    Karolina Pliskova vowed not to turn her back on her all-or-nothing game despite it falling short in her three-set defeat to Angelique Kerber in Saturday's US Open final.


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  • Kerber's reign on top begins with US Open title

    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 US Open final on Saturday and claim her second grand slam title of the year.

  • Djokovic solves the Monfils mystery

    Novak Djokovic scraps his way into the U.S. Open final for a seventh time with a confounding 6-3 6-2 3-6 6-2 win over enigmatic Frenchman Gael Monfils.

  • Kerber celebrates No. 1 by reaching final

    Reaching top of the world seems to agree with Angelique Kerber, who celebrates her ascension to the number one ranking with a 6-4 6-3 win over Caroline Wozniacki to advance to the U.S. Open final.

  • Serena crashes out of US Open

    Serena Williams crashes out of the US Open, her semi-final defeat to Karolina Pliskova costing her a shot at a 23rd Grand Slam title.

  • Serena fends off Halep

    World number one Serena Williams fends off spirited Simona Halep, downing the fifth-seeded Romanian 6-2, 4-6, 6-3 to reach the US Open semi-finals.

  • Wawrinka into semis after ousting Del Potro

    Swiss third seed Stan Wawrinka outlasts tiring former champion Juan Martin del Potro in four sets to advance to the semi-finals of the U.S. Open.

  • Williams fights off Halep to reach semis

    Simona Halep does something no one else was able to do against Serena Williams at the U.S. Open but still cannot not stop the world number one from advancing to the semi-finals.

  • Nishikori stuns Murray

    Kei Nishikori stunned Andy Murray to reach the US Open semi-finals, holding his nerve in a breathtaking final set to move two wins away from becoming the first Asian man to capture a Grand Slam singles title.

  • Another short work day sees Djokovic into semis

    Novak Djokovic's path to a 10th successive US Open semi-final has been a strange one, but the world number one isn't complaining.

  • Red-hot Monfils canters into last 4

    Gael Monfils is back in a Grand Slam semi-final after an eight-year wait after pummelling fellow Frenchman Lucas Pouille 6-4, 6-3, 6-3 to reach the US Open last four.

  • Kerber romps to second US semi

    Angelique Kerber reaches her second US Open semifinal on Tuesday with a 7-5, 6-0 win over Roberta Vinci which also edged her closer to the world number one spot.

  • Murray romps into quarter-finals

    Second seed and 2012 champion Andy Murray crushes Bulgaria's Grigor Dimitrov 6-1, 6-2, 6-2 to reach a sixth US Open quarter-final.

  • Serena storms into quarters in record-smashing style

    Serena Williams storms into the US Open quarter-finals in record-smashing style by easing past Kazakhstan's Yaroslava Shvedova 6-2 6-3 to claim her record 308th grand slam match win,

  • Pouille ousts Nadal in marathon thriller

    14-time Grand Slam champion Rafael Nadal crashes out of the US Open, falling in a five-set thriller to 22-year-old Frenchman Lucas Pouille.

  • Venus takes next step to possible sisters showdown

    Venus Williams moves within two wins of a possible sisterly showdown with Serena in the semi-finals of the U.S. Open by beating German 26th seed Laura Siegemund.

  • Kyrgios quits US Open in tears

    A tearful Nick Kyrgios, a dark horse to win the US Open, retires from his third-round match against Ukraine's Illya Marchenko with a hip injury.

  • Wawrinka rolls into third round

    Twice grand slam winner Stan Wawrinka rallies from 5-2 down in the second set to clinch victory over Italian Alessandro Giannessi and reach the third round of the U.S. Open.

  • Nadal, Djokovic face Russian obstacles

    Novak Djokovic, well rested after not playing since Monday, resumes his US Open title defence against fiery Russian Mikhail Youzhny, a two-time semi-finalist in New York.