Wozniacki gets past injured Sevastova to reach US Open SF
None NEW YORK (AP) Doesn’t matter to Caroline Wozniacki that she’s ranked 74th. Or that she didn’t win a Grand Slam match all year until she got to the U.S. Open. She was sure she was capable of another deep run at a major – and she was right.... Read more
Angelique Kerber puts aside jet, deficit to top Roberta Vinci in U.S. Open quarterfinals
None NEW YORK (AP) At 4-all in the opening set of her U.S. Open quarterfinal Tuesday, Angelique Kerber noticed the loud roar of a jet flying past. She missed a shot, lost that point, glared overhead – then followed with a trio of unforced errors to get broken. In... Read more
Ana Konjuh, 18, in first Slam quarterfinal after upsetting Agnieszka Radwanska at Open
A fearless big hitter, Ana Konjuh compiled a 38-9 edge in winners against Agnieszka Radwanska. (AP) NEW YORK (AP) Trying to serve out the biggest victory of her career, 18-year-old Ana Konjuh was startled – right along with everyone else under the roof in Arthur Ashe Stadium – by a... Read more
Serena Williams serves her way to record 308th Slam win—and spot in U.S. Open quarters
Serena Williams defeated Yaroslava Shvedova, 6-2, 6-3, and will face Simona Halep next. (AP) NEW YORK—You had to figure, given Venus Williams’ exit from the U.S. Open just minutes before Serena Williams took the court on Arthur Ashe Stadium, that the 22-time Grand Slam champion with nothing left to prove would... Read more
Borna Coric no longer working with coach Miles Maclagan
Borna Coric, who lost in the first round of the U.S. Open, is ranked 41st. (Wikimedia Commons) Borna Coric has stopped working with coach Miles Maclagan, his management team has announced. The two began their partnership during the offseason. “I would like to thank Miles for his hard work and dedication,”... Read more
Wimbledon cult hero Marcus Willis, fiancée Jennifer Bate expecting first child
Marcus Willis catapulted to fame at Wimbledon, where he qualified for the tournament as a part-time teaching pro. (Wikimedia Commons) Marcus Willis and fiancée Jennifer Bate are expecting their first child together. The couple told HELLO! magazine that Bate is pregnant. The 30-year-old has two children from a previous marriage. “It’s a dream come true,” Willis said.... Read more
Juan Martin del Potro becomes lowest-ranked man in 25 years to reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
Juan Martin del Potro won the first set 6-3 and was up a break in the second when Dominic Thiem retired. (AP) NEW YORK (AP) Juan Martin del Potro is the lowest-ranked man to reach the U.S. Open quarterfinals since Jimmy Connors in 1991, and it turns out a 27-year-old... Read more
After cold-calling CoCo Vandeweghe, Martina Hingis picks up where she left off in doubles
Martina Hingis won three consecutive Grand Slam doubles titles with Sania Mirza over the last 12 months, but split shortly before the U.S. Open. That’s where CoCo Vandweghe comes in. (AP) NEW YORK—When 12-time Grand Slam doubles champion Martina Hingis asks you to be her tennis partner, you say... Read more
The Latest: Former No. 1 Ivanovic to take rest of 2016 off
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US Open lineup: Djokovic, Wozniacki and 2 Frenchmen
None NEW YORK (AP) Novak Djokovic, Caroline Wozniacki and Roberta Vinci will seek to return to the U.S. Open semifinals Tuesday, part of a lineup that also features two Frenchmen battling for a spot in the final four. The No. 1-seeded defending champ Djokovic takes on ninth-seeded Jo-Wilfried Tsonga,... Read more