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Rafael Nadal wins 3rd US Open title

Rafael Nadal wins 3rd US Open title

Rafael Nadal won his third US Open and 16th Grand Slam title with a one-sided victory over South Africa’s Kevin Anderson in New York. The world number one powered to…

Sloane Stephens wins US Open women’s title

Sloane Stephens wins US Open women’s title

Unseeded Sloane Stephens completed a spectacular return from injury by beating fellow American Madison Keys to win the US Open at Flushing Meadows. Stephens, ranked 83rd, beat 15th seed Keys…

Nadal downs Del Potro, faces Anderson for US Open title

Nadal downs Del Potro, faces Anderson for US Open title

Rafael Nadal moved one win away from a third US Open title and 16th Grand Slam crown Friday when he defeated weary Juan Martin del Potro 4-6, 6-0, 6-3, 6…

Stephens ousts Venus, to face Keys for US Open title

Stephens ousts Venus, to face Keys for US Open title

Americans Sloane Stephens and Madison Keys, both struggling with serious injuries just three months ago, advanced to their first Grand Slam final at the U.S Open on Thursday. Stephens, who…

Del Potro shatters Federer’s dream of Nadal US Open showdown

Del Potro shatters Federer’s dream of Nadal US Open showdown

Juan Martin del Potro sensationally gatecrashed the US Open again, stunning five-champion Roger Federer and shattering hopes of a first New York showdown between the Swiss legend and Rafael Nadal.…

Injured Murray says likely to miss rest of season

Injured Murray says likely to miss rest of season

Britain’s Andy Murray said on Wednesday he is unlikely to play again this season due to a nagging hip injury that forced him to pull out of the US Open.…

Venus egdes Kvitova, to face Stephens in US Open semis

Venus egdes Kvitova, to face Stephens in US Open semis

Seven-time Grand Slam champion Venus Williams became the oldest semi-finalist in US Open history at age 37 by defeating two-time Wimbledon champion Petra Kvitova 6-3, 3-6, 7-6 (7/2). US ninth…

US Open: Venus Williams enters semis

US Open: Venus Williams enters semis

Former champion Venus Williams beat Petra Kvitova in a tough three-set battle to advance into the semi-final of the US Open tennis championship in New York. Venus, 37, overcame Czech…

Serena Williams ‘welcomes baby girl’

Serena Williams ‘welcomes baby girl’

Tennis superstar Serena Williams gave birth to a baby girl, U.S media reported, prompting an outpouring of delight from fellow professionals, celebrities and fans of the sporting icon. Serena, who…

Missed opportunity haunts Zverev after US Open exit

Missed opportunity haunts Zverev after US Open exit

Alexander Zverev appeared to have the perfect draw for a deep run at the US Open, but now the 20-year-old German star can only ponder what might have been. Fourth-seeded…