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
Following injury-plagued stretch, Caroline Wozniacki says she’s finally healthy
Caroline Wozniacki recently changed coaches, and has had to contend with ankle and wrist injuries this season. (AP)   NEW YORK—Caroline Wozniacki, who has endured an injury-plagued season, says she is finally healthy. “Everything is feeling good,” she said after defeating Monica Niculescu in the third round of the... Read more
In routing Marin Cilic, Jack Sock got the holiday weekend started with a U.S. Open BBQ
With dumfounding ease, Jack Sock defeated No. 7 seed Marin Cilic in one hour and 41 minutes. (AP, Anita Aguilar/TENNIS.com) NEW YORK—Arthur Ashe Stadium plays host to the stars. The new Grandstand has generated the buzz and the headlines. But on Friday, as it filled up with fans who seemed... Read more
Shot clock to be used in U.S. Open junior matches
The decision to call a time violation will still be at the discretion of the umpire. (AP) NEW YORK—The U.S. Open will use a shot clock in its junior event, a first for a sanctioned tournament. The USTA announced that junior and college matches at the tournament will have a shot clock... Read more
Three to See, 2016 U.S. Open Day 6: Ferrer vs. Del Potro, Wawrinka vs. Evans, Venus vs. Siegemund
The sixth-seeded Venus Williams plays her first night match against the 27th-seeded Laura Siegemund. (AP) Before each day’s play at the U.S. Open, Steve Tignor will preview and predict three must-see matches. David Ferrer vs. Juan Martin del Potro Head to head: Ferrer leads 6-3  Del Potro looked to... Read more
Jack Sock’s decision to focus solely on singles is paying major dividends
Jack Sock, who is not playing doubles in Flushing Meadows, is into the fourth round in singles. (AP) NEW YORK—Jack Sock’s decision to stop playing doubles at Grand Slams is paying off, as the American has reached the second week of a major for the first time at the U.S. Open.... Read more
Jack Sock’s decision to focus solely on singles is paying major dividends
Jack Sock, who is not playing doubles in Flushing Meadows, is into the fourth round in singles. (AP) NEW YORK—Jack Sock’s decision to stop playing doubles at Grand Slams is paying off, as the American has reached the second week of a major for the first time at the U.S. Open.... Read more
Down 5-1 in third set, Madison Keys storms back to stun Naomi Osaka in third round
On the brink of elimination, Madison Keys won six of the last seven games to advance in Flushing Meadows. (AP) NEW YORK—Tennis giveth and tennis taketh away. Both were on full display Friday afternoon in Arthur Ashe Stadium, where Madison Keys battled back from 5-1 down in the third set to... Read more
Down 5-1 in third set, Madison Keys storms back to stun Naomi Osaka in third round
On the brink of elimination, Madison Keys won six of the last seven games to advance in Flushing Meadows. (AP) NEW YORK—Tennis giveth and tennis taketh away. Both were on full display Friday afternoon in Arthur Ashe Stadium, where Madison Keys battled back from 5-1 down in the third set to... Read more
Forget Fritz and Tiafoe, for now—it’s U.S. teen Jared Donaldson’s time at the Open
Jared Donaldson has won five matches at Flushing Meadows to reach the third round. (Anita Aguilar/TENNIS.com) NEW YORK—The first round of this year’s U.S. Open was about the young Americans who lost. Frances Tiafoe and Taylor Fritz, the host country’s two most touted men’s prospects, impressed enough in five-set... Read more