NEW YORK: Rafa Nadal boasted after his first-round US Open match that he had a video recording of being the first player to hit a ball in practice under the new roof at Arthur Ashe Stadium.
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NEW YORK: Croatia’s Marin Cilic swept past Japan’s Kei Nishikori 6-3 6-3 6-3 to win the U.S. Open on Monday and reach the pinnacle of the sport one year after a doping ban kept him out of the year’s final grand slam.
NEW YORK: Roger Federer battled back from two sets down and double match point to defeat Gael Monfils 4-6 3-6 6-4 7-5 6-2 and reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open on Thursday.
NEW YORK: Caroline Wozniacki used her aggressive groundstroke game to near perfection on Tuesday to reach the semi-finals of the U.S. Open with a 6-0 6-1 victory over Italy’s Sara Errani.
NEW YORK: Second seed Roger Federer powered to a 6-4 6-3 6-2 win over Roberto Bautista on Tuesday, charging into the quarter-finals of the U.S. Open for the 10th time in 11 years.
NEW YORK: The U.S. Open women’s draw was blown wide open by a series of upsets on Friday but it was business as usual on the men’s side with Roger Federer leading a parade of seeds into the third round at the year’s final grand slam.