Un-retired Anastasija Sevastova beats Johanna Konta to reach U.S. Open quarterfinals
Anastasija Sevastova's previous best showing at a major was a round of 16 appearance at the 2011 Australian Open. (Anita Aguilar/TENNIS.com) NEW YORK (AP) Latvian tennis player Anastasija Sevastova wore a Yankees cap to her news conference after she reached her first major quarterfinal. She bought it in Europe, not... Read more
After record-breaking win, Serena reminds us that gender shouldn’t be confused with greatness
Serena Williams passed Martina Navratilova with her 307th victory at a Grand Slam. (Anita Aguilar/TENNIS.com)  NEW YORK—She refused to crack a smile, just like she did during her obligatory pre-match interview and throughout her 59-minute display of excellence inside Arthur Ashe Stadium. When it was over, and applause cascaded down... Read more
Dominic Thiem, the prodigy who loves to play, takes another step up ladder at U.S. Open
Dominic Thiem beat Pablo Carreño Busta, 1-6, 6-4, 6-4, 7-5, in two hours and 50 minutes of vehement baseline tennis. (Anita Aguilar/TENNIS.com) NEW YORK—“Nobody should have to work that hard on his birthday,” the emcee on the Grandstand told Dominic Thiem on Saturday. It was hard to argue with him. A... Read more
Umpire warns US Open player for using cellphone during match
None NEW YORK (AP) Like a schoolkid chastised by a teacher for texting in class, a player at the U.S. Open was caught using his cellphone during a changeover and was admonished by the chair umpire. Marcos Baghdatis of Cyprus, the runner-up at the 2006 Australian Open, got in... Read more
Nick Kyrgios retires after third set, sending Illya Marchenko to fourth round of U.S. Open
None NEW YORK (AP) Nick Kyrgios already was flexing his injured right hip before a game late in the first set of his third-round match at the U.S. Open. Then came a wild point that ended with him skidding to a stop on his knees on the sideline. Not... Read more
Three to See, 2016 U.S. Open Day 7: Tsonga vs. Sock, Nadal vs. Pouille, Kerber vs. Kvitova
Jack Sock is on a roll, but he faces a very difficult test in Jo-Wilfried Tsonga. (AP) Jo-Wilfried Tsonga vs. Jack Sock Head to head: Tsonga leads 1-0 The second match on Armstrong will be popular; it will probably create one of those lines that stretches halfway across the... Read more
Ten years ago, Andre Agassi left an indelible mark on the U.S. Open in saying goodbye
Andre Agassi’s paean to the game was both a confession and an admission. (AP) Andre Agassi delivered the speech at a dire time. At the onset of 2006, he was ranked No. 7. He had a bum ankle and a failing back. By the U.S. Open the 36-year-old was... Read more
The Latest: Gael Monfils rolls into U.S. Open quarterfinals
Gael Monfils swept Marcos Baghdatis, 6-3, 6-2, 6-3, on Sunday. (AP) NEW YORK (AP) The Latest on the U.S. Open (all times local): 1:30 p.m. Gael Monfils’ sizzling summer rolls on with a quarterfinal run at the U.S. Open. The 10th-seeded Frenchman swept Marcos Baghdatis 6-3, 6-2, 6-3 on Sunday... Read more
Rafael Nadal looks healthy—and downright dangerous—in commanding win over Andrey Kuznetsov
  Rafael Nadal is into the fourth round of the U.S. Open for the first time since 2013, when he won the tournament a second time. (AP) NEW YORK—Coming into the U.S. Open, Rafael Nadal said that he wasn’t in top form. Nursing a left wrist injury, the Spaniard pulled... Read more
What to Watch at U.S. Open: Will Novak Djokovic work up a sweat?
Novak Djokovic has played a total of 31 minutes after the first round. (AP) NEW YORK (AP) Maybe, just maybe, Novak Djokovic will work up a sweat in the U.S. Open’s fourth round. He certainly has not been forced to expend much energy so far. After playing a total of... Read more