Tennis News

Novak Djokovic behaves better in first match since US Open default

Djokovic's only testy moment came during the third game of the second set, which went to deuce seven times before Djokovic finally broke Caruso's serve.

published : 16 Sep 2020

Andy Murray given wild card for Roland Garros 2020

Along with Murray, seven other players have been given a free pass into the main draw of the clay Grand Slam.

published : 15 Sep 2020

Djokovic says he learned a 'big lesson' from US Open disqualification

The incident eight days ago marked a stunning end to Djokovic's 29-match winning streak and his bid for an 18th Grand Slam title.

published : 14 Sep 2020

Japan celebrates Naomi Osaka; Sponsors cautious about activism

Osaka's corporate sponsors are muted in backing — or understanding — her campaign against racial injustice in the United States.

published : 14 Sep 2020

This match truly deserved more than one champion: Dominic Thiem after lifting maiden US Open title

On Sunday evening, Thiem used every bit of his Grand Slam experience to come back from the brink and defeat Zverev 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 in the 2020 US Open men's singles final.

published : 14 Sep 2020

Naomi Osaka makes major statement at US Open

On the first day of the US Open, Naomi Osaka came on to court wearing a face mask with the name Breonna Taylor written across it.

published : 14 Sep 2020

Dominic Thiem beats Alexander Zverev to win US Open for first Grand Slam title

The second seeded Austrian beat the fifth seed 2-6, 4-6, 6-4, 6-3, 7-6 (8/6) in 4hr 2min inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium.

published : 14 Sep 2020

Naomi Osaka wears Kobe Bryant jersey at press conference after winning US Open title

Osaka won her third career Grand Slam title after securing a win over Victoria Azarenka in the final of the US Open.

published : 13 Sep 2020

US Open winner Naomi Osaka hints at more race activism

Osaka, of Japanese and Haitian heritage, wore different masks honoring victims of systemic racism and police brutality in the United States in each of the tournament's seven rounds.

published : 13 Sep 2020

Naomi Osaka beats Victoria Azarenka in US Open final to clinch third Grand Slam

Osaka, the fourth seed, overcame her unseeded opponent 1-6, 6-3, 6-3 inside a near-empty Arthur Ashe Stadium at Flushing Meadows.

published : 13 Sep 2020

Serena Williams withdraws from Rome with Achilles strain

Williams, chasing her record-tying 24th Grand Slam single crown, lost to Victoria Azarenka in three sets on Thursday on the Arthur Ashe Stadium hardcourt.

published : 12 Sep 2020

Dominic Thiem to face Alexander Zverev in US Open final

The 27-year-old Thiem won 6-2, 7-6 (9/7) 7-6 (7/5) in 2hr 56 min inside Arthur Ashe Stadium to reach his fourth Grand Slam final.

published : 12 Sep 2020

Former Wimbledon finalist Eugenie Bouchard beats top-seeded Svetlana Kuznetsova in Istanbul

Eugenie Bouchard had three match points at 5-4 in the second set before Svetlana Kuznetsova forced a deciding set.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Serena Williams out of US Open, bothered by ankle, Victoria Azarenka's surge

Serena Williams was beaten in the finals of four of the preceding seven Slams, including at Flushing Meadows in 2018 and 2019.

published : 11 Sep 2020

Helped by net, bad call, Naomi Osaka gets past Jennifer Brady in US Open semis

The match was played with the retractable cover at Arthur Ashe Stadium shut, and rain loudly pelted the roof.

published : 11 Sep 2020