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Tennis-Mertens ends Ahn’s Cinderella run at the U.S. Open

03 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 2 Belgium's Elise Mertens put American wildcard Kristie Ahn’s U.S. Open run to an abrupt end on Monday, defeating her soundly 6-1 6-1 to reach the quarter-finals.

Tennis-Vekic tops Goerges to reach U.S. Open quarter-finals

02 Sep 2019

NEW YORK, Sept 2 Croatia’s Donna Vekic beat Julia Goerges of Germany 6-7(5) 7-5 6-3 on Louis Armstrong Stadium to reach her first U.S. Open quarter-final after saving a match point in the second set.

Osaka, Nadal, Coco open campaigns on day two of U.S. Open

27 Aug 2019

NEW YORK World number one Naomi Osaka begins her U.S. Open title defence on day two of the championships on Tuesday but there is likely to be as much interest in Cori "Coco" Gauff's main draw debut at Flushing Meadows.

Nishikori already has sights set on 2020 Tokyo Olympics

27 Aug 2019

There are still four Grand Slam events that will be contested before medals can be won at the Tokyo Olympics but as far as Kei Nishikori is concerned, all roads from now on lead to one destination.

Trailblazer Althea Gibson honoured with statue at U.S. Open

26 Aug 2019

NEW YORK A statue honouring African American tennis trailblazer Althea Gibson was unveiled on the opening day of the U.S. Open on Monday.

Chair umpire Ramos has lasting impact on U.S. Open

24 Aug 2019

NEW YORK Until last year's U.S. Open, few tennis fans could identify a tournament official by name. That changed during the 2018 women's final when chair umpire Carlos Ramos shot to prominence after a seismic clash with Serena Williams.

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